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Cruise description

Despite the fact that the winds in the NE Pacific had been calm for most of the 2013-2014 winter, this cruise was very compromised by the weather. We went through storm after storm, many stations had to be cancelled on our way west, and only a few casts were performed at the long stations. Fortunately the weather was much better on the return leg and we could catch up on most of the work.
We deployed 4 Argo drifters for DFO/IOS, deployed a glider for OOI/WHOI and recovered another one of their gliders, and deployed three weather data drifting buoys for Environment Canada.
The regular sampling done during this cruise was completed using a CTD, a Rosette, a Bongo, as well as the Go-flo bottles for Trace Metal sampling.
Only the shallow, 250 m casts were done with the bongos.
For further details see 2014-01_cruise_report.pdf in the Documents section.

Cruise personnel

Chief Scientist: Marie Robert    Institute of Ocean Sciences  (DFO)
  • Michael Arychuk (Institute of Ocean Sciences-DFO)
  • Glenn Cooper (Institute of Ocean Sciences-DFO)
  • Ashley Davidson (University of Victoria)
  • Rachel Emswiler (University of Washington)
  • Nicolas Estrade (University of British Columbia)
  • Roger François (University of British Columbia)
  • Aram Goodwin (University of British Columbia)
  • Sam Kheirandish (University of British Columbia)
  • Hugh Maclean (Institute of Ocean Sciences-DFO)
  • Richard Nelson (Bedford Institute of Oceanography-DFO))
  • William Ostrom (Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution)
  • Greg Siddall (Bedford Institute of Oceanography-DFO)
  • Kyle Simpson (Institute of Ocean Sciences-DFO)
  • Maureen Soon (University of British Columbia)
  • Doug Yelland (Institute of Ocean Sciences-DFO)


  • Captain: Mike McCullagh
  • Chief Engineer: Roger Horton

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Map of cruise track and stations

Map of Line-P stations for 2014-01

Click on the cast types below to see at which stations the casts were done. To access data.

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Table of stations and sampling done

Event Station Position Date (UTC)
Time (UTC)
Sampling
1 Haro59 48°37.10
123°14.90
11-Feb-14
06:35
Rosette to 219 dbar
Ctd to 219 dbar
2 JF1 48°16.07
123°29.95
11-Feb-14
10:25
Loop sample for salinity, chlorophyll,
nutrients
3 JF2 48°18.02
123°59.92
11-Feb-14
12:57
Rosette to 176 dbar
Ctd to 177 dbar
4 JF2 48°17.99
123°59.97
11-Feb-14
13:44
Rosette to 177 dbar
Ctd to 178 dbar
5 JF3 48°26.97
124°29.93
11-Feb-14
16:31
Loop sample for salinity, chlorophyll,
nutrients
6 JF4 48°32.29
124°59.88
11-Feb-14
18:53
Loop sample for salinity, chlorophyll,
nutrients
7 P1 48°34.57
125°30.27
11-Feb-14
21:13
Rosette to 124 dbar
Ctd to 127 dbar
8 P1 48°34.62
125°30.21
11-Feb-14
21:40
60-litre loop Cesium sample
9 P2 48°36.06
126°00.00
12-Feb-14
00:01
Rosette (DMS cast) to 98 dbar
Ctd to 101 dbar
10 P2 48°36.05
125°59.99
12-Feb-14
00:20
60-litre loop Cesium sample
11 P2 48°36.23
125°59.85
12-Feb-14
00:54
Rosette (Deep cast) to 102 dbar
Ctd to 105 dbar
12 P3 48°37.53
126°19.92
12-Feb-14
02:56
Rosette to 805 dbar
Ctd to 807 dbar
13 P4 48°39.04
126°39.96
12-Feb-14
05:31
Rosette (UBC cast) to 1303 dbar
Ctd to 1310 dbar
14 P4 48°39.00
126°40.03
12-Feb-14
07:05
Rosette (Cesium cast) to 300 dbar
Ctd to 305 dbar
15 P4 48°39.06
126°40.05
12-Feb-14
08:25
Bongo to 250 m
16 P4 48°38.98
126°40.23
12-Feb-14
09:10
Rosette (Cesium & plastics cast) to 300 dbar
Ctd to 311 dbar
17 P4 48°38.94
126°40.50
12-Feb-14
09:55
Trace Metal pumping to 35 m
18 P4 48°38.90
126°39.90
12-Feb-14
12:01
Rosette (Deep cast) to 1327 dbar
Ctd to 1330 dbar
19 P4 48°39.05
126°39.95
12-Feb-14
14:23
Rosette (DMS cast) to 300 dbar
Ctd to 302 dbar
20 P5 48°41.54
127°09.96
12-Feb-14
17:33
Rosette to 28 dbar
Ctd to 2007 dbar
21 P6 48°44.61
127°40.00
12-Feb-14
21:27
Rosette to 18 dbar
Ctd to 2025 dbar
22 P7 48°46.53
128°10.03
13-Feb-14
01:08
Rosette to 2532 dbar
Ctd to 2535 dbar
23 P8 48°48.91
128°39.83
13-Feb-14
05:45
Bongo to 250 m
24 P8 48°48.99
128°39.80
13-Feb-14
~06:00
60-litre loop Cesium sample
25 P8 48°48.94
128°40.02
13-Feb-14
06:12
Rosette to 2000 dbar
Ctd to 2006 dbar
26 P10 48°53.78
129°40.13
13-Feb-14
19:06
Rosette to 202 dbar
Ctd to 2008 dbar
27 P10 48°54.41
129°42.82
13-Feb-14
20:49
Deploy MetOcean float 72
28 P12 48°58.16
130°40.01
14-Feb-14
00:40
Rosette (DMS cast) to 297 dbar
Ctd to 301 dbar
29 P12 48°57.01
130°39.59
14-Feb-14
01:30
60-litre loop Cesium sample
30 P14 49°07.39
132°39.96
14-Feb-14
14:16
Rosette to 50 dbar
Ctd to 2006 dbar
31 P15 49°12.02
133°39.98
14-Feb-14
20:37
Rosette to 52 dbar
Ctd to 2012 dbar
31b P15 49°11.08
133°40.84
14-Feb-14
22:25
Deploy MetOcean float 124
32 P16 49°17.03
134°39.96
15-Feb-14
03:25
Rosette (DMS cast) to 305 dbar
Ctd to 306 dbar
33 P16 49°16.90
134°39.50
15-Feb-14
~04:00
60-litre loop Cesium sample
34 P16 49°16.99
134°39.83
15-Feb-14
04:33
Rosette (Deep cast) to 3668 dbar
Ctd to 3677 dbar
35 P20 49°34.07
138°39.91
17-Feb-14
05:31
Rosette (Deep cast) to 4023 dbar
Ctd to 4026 dbar
36 P20 49°33.95
138°40.48
17-Feb-14
~08:20
60-litre loop Cesium sample
37 P20 49°33.92
138°40.44
17-Feb-14
08:25
Trace Metal pumping to 35 m
38 P20 49°33.56
138°40.30
17-Feb-14
09:52
Rosette (DMS cast) to 302 dbar
Ctd to 304 dbar
39 P21 49°38.09
139°40.05
17-Feb-14
16:07
Rosette to 151 dbar
Ctd to 2008 dbar
40 P21 49°38.22
139°40.17
17-Feb-14
17:30
60-litre loop Cesium sample
41 P26 49°59.98
144°59.92
19-Feb-14
15:32
Rosette (Aram's cast) to 50 dbar
Ctd to 154 dbar
42 P26 50°00.02
144°59.94
19-Feb-14
19:24
60-litre loop Cesium sample
43 P26 50°00.02
144°59.94
19-Feb-14
19:24
Rosette (Deep cast) to 4315 dbar
Ctd to 4319 dbar
44 P26 49°59.95
145°00.06
19-Feb-14
22:35
Trace Metal pumping to 35 m
45 P26 50°00.00
145°00.18
19-Feb-14
23:55
Trace Metal Go-flos to 150 m
46 P26 50°00.04
144°59.91
20-Feb-14
00:16
Rosette (DMS & Cesium cast) to 301 dbar
Ctd to 303 dbar
47 P26 50°00.00
144°59.97
20-Feb-14
02:00
Trace Metal Go-flos to 800 m
48 P26 50°00.00
144°59.92
20-Feb-14
02:26
Rosette (Cesium cast) to 201 dbar
Ctd to 202 dbar
49 P26 49°59.98
144°59.89
20-Feb-14
03:13
Rosette (UBC & Cr cast) to 2001 dbar
Ctd to 2001 dbar
50 P26 49°59.69
144°59.33
20-Feb-14
04:36
Deploy MetOcean float 123
51 P26 49°59.64
144°59.59
20-Feb-14
04:44
Deploy Environment Canada Drifter 133199
52 P26 49°59.62
144°57.49
20-Feb-14
04:46
Deploy Environment Canada Drifter 133206
53 ~P25 49°53.63
143°43.11
20-Feb-14
08:50
Microplastic loop sample
54 ~P25 49°53.21
143°33.79
20-Feb-14
09:22
60-litre loop Cesium sample
55 ~P24 49°49.39
142°31.36
20-Feb-14
12:51
60-litre loop Cesium sample
56 P23 49°45.98
141°39.92
20-Feb-14
15:50
Rosette to 600 dbar
Ctd data to 1006 dbar
57 ~P23 49°45.73
141°31.36
20-Feb-14
16:35
60-litre loop Cesium sample
58 P22 49°42.24
140°41.56
20-Feb-14
20:09
Deploy WHOI new glider
59 P22 49°42.00
140°39.98
20-Feb-14
20:21
Rosette to 49 dbar
Ctd data to 1007 dbar
60 Loop60 49°39.55
139°43.71
21-Feb-14
00:30
Loop sample for salinity, chlorophyll,
nutrients
62   49°37.10
138°46.40
21-Feb-14
04:15
Recover WHOI old glider
63   49°37.14
138°46.45
21-Feb-14
04:35
Deploy Environment Canada Drifter 133198
64 Loop64 49°33.30
139°09.93
21-Feb-14
06:38
Loop sample for salinity, chlorophyll,
nutrients
65 P19 49°30.04
137°39.94
21-Feb-14
08:30
Rosette to 50 dbar
Ctd data to 1006 dbar
66 P19 49°30.06
137°39.92
21-Feb-14
08:34
60-litre loop Cesium sample
67 P18 49°26.34
136°40.39
21-Feb-14
13:04
Rosette to 898 dbar
Ctd to 1007
68 P18 49°26.74
136°40.15
21-Feb-14
13:47
60-litre loop Cesium sample
69 P17 49°21.04
135°39.97
21-Feb-14
18:00
Rosette to 49 dbar
Ctd to 1006 dbar
70 P13 49°02.59
131°39.99
22-Feb-14
10:02
Rosette to 50 dbar
Ctd to 1007 dbar
71 P13 49°02.53
131°39.71
22-Feb-14
10:50
Deploy MetOcean float 126
72 P12 48°58.11
130°39.96
22-Feb-14
14:40
Rosette (UBC cast) to 2001 dbar
Ctd to 2002 dbar
73 P12 48°58.20
130°39.97
22-Feb-14
16:05
Trace Metal pumping to 35 m
74 P12 48°58.18
130°39.90
22-Feb-14
17:09
Rosette (Nico's cast) to 1000 dbar
Ctd to 1002 dbar
75 P12 48°58.20
130°40.00
22-Feb-14
18:20
Rosette (Deep cast) to 3274 dbar
Ctd to 3275 dbar
76 P12 48°58.08
130°40.01
22-Feb-14
21:45
UBC in-situ pumps to 3000 m
77 P12 48°58.19
130°40.04
23-Feb-14
03:33
Bongo to 250 m
78 P11 48°56.04
130°09.94
23-Feb-14
05:43
Ctd to 820 dbar
79 P11 48°55.98
130°09.99
23-Feb-14
06:01
Rosette to 50 dbar
Ctd to 1007 dbar
80   48°55.14
129°58.75
23-Feb-14
07:10
Microplastic loop sample
81 P6 48°43.56
127°39.90
23-Feb-14
14:44
60-litre loop Cesium sample
82 P5 48°41.45
127°10.04
23-Feb-14
16:30
Rosette (Nico & Aram's cast) to 2103 dbar
Ctd to 2104 dbar

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Download data for the whole cruise

CTD data
List of CTD stations
Channels in CTD files

 

Chemistry (Rosette) data
List of Rosette casts
Channels in Rosette files

 

Zooplankton data

Please note that the bongo casts are not yet analyzed. The data will be available soon.

 

Trace Metal Data
For the Trace Metal data contact Kyle Simpson

 

Drifter data

 

Thermosalinographs (TSG) data (text files)

 

Surface and Loop data in text format

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Profiles of T, S, Sigma-t, DO, and their anomalies

1000-dbar profiles and anomalies with respect to the 1956-1991 averages

2000-dbar profiles and anomalies with respect to the 1981-2010 averages for Temperature, Salinity and Sigma-t,
and with respect to the 2001-2010 averages for Dissolved Oxygen

Documents

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