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Cruise description

This cruise was a success despite some bad weather at the beginning of the cruise as well as after Station Papa. The demands on wire time were slightly less than usual since many regular participants were in the Arctic this summer. This turned out to be a good thing considering the rough weather we encountered; Trace Metal rosette operations would have been tricky in these sea states.
In order to assess the state of the algal bloom that was detected along the coast of North America at the beginning of the summer we revisited some of the extra stations that were sampled in June during cruise 2015-09 (see "extra" files for data).
The regular sampling done during this cruise was completed using a CTD, a Rosette, the Bongo, and the Multiple Plankton Sampler (MPS or Multinet) to collect zooplankton to 3000 dbar at P12 and P16.
The Trace Metal sampling was performed by using the Teflon pump as well as the Go-flo bottles.
For further details see 2015-10_cruise_report.pdf in the Documents section.

Cruise personnel

Chief Scientist: Marie Robert    Institute of Ocean Sciences  (DFO)
  • Mark Belton (Institute of Ocean Sciences-DFO)
  • Michael Bentley (volunteer)
  • Glenn Cooper (Institute of Ocean Sciences-DFO)
  • Niko Finke (University of British Columbia)
  • Moira Galbraith (Institute of Ocean Sciences-DFO)
  • Aram Goodwin (University of British Columbia)
  • Hugh Maclean (Institute of Ocean Sciences-DFO)
  • Richard Nelson (Bedford Institute of Oceanography-DFO)
  • Stephen Page (Institute of Ocean Sciences-DFO)
  • Jade Shiller (University of British Columbia)
  • Kyle Simpson (Institute of Ocean Sciences-DFO)
  • Lianna Teeter (University of Victoria)
  • Manman Wang (University of Victoria)


  • Captain: Mike Corfield
  • Chief Engineer: Roger Horton

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Map of cruise track and stations

Map of Line-P stations for 2015-10

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

  • For HPLC data contact Angelica Peña
  • DIC, Alk and pH data are being analyzed and will be available shortly. In the meantime contact Lisa Miller
  • For microplastics research and zooplankton information contact Moira Galbraith
  • For Trace Metal data contact Kyle Simpson
  • For a list of data available in the CTD files please refer to
    2015-10-ctd-channels.txt
  • For a list of data available in the Rosette files please refer to 2015-10-che-channels.txt
  • Please note that the bongo casts are not yet analyzed. The data will be available soon.
Event Station Position Date (UTC)
Time (UTC)
Sampling
1 Haro59 48°36.88
123°14.92
20-Aug-15
00:52
Bongo to 228 m
2 Haro59 48°36.88
123°14.87
20-Aug-15
01:20
Rosette (Aram & plastics cast) to 221 dbar
Ctd to 223 dbar
3 JF1 48°15.84
123°30.37
20-Aug-15
04:27
Loop sample for salinity, chlorophyll,
nutrients
4 JF2 48°17.95
124°00.09
20-Aug-15
06:19
Rosette to 178 dbar
Ctd to 180 dbar
5 JF2 48°18.29
124°01.08
20-Aug-15
07:34
Bongo to 180 m
6 JF3 48°27.03
124°29.97
20-Aug-15
09:59
Loop sample for salinity, chlorophyll,
nutrients
7 LB01 48°40.37
124°59.41
20-Aug-15
12:53
Rosette to 2 dbar
Ctd to 34 dbar
8 LB02 48°39.08
125°02.45
20-Aug-15
13:25
Ctd to 52 dbar
9 LB04 48°35.65
125°08.75
20-Aug-15
14:16
Ctd to 104 dbar
10 LB06 48°32.16
125°15.50
20-Aug-15
15:19
Ctd to 106 dbar
11 LB08 48°25.20
125°28.64
20-Aug-15
17:01
Rosette to 125 dbar
Ctd to 127 dbar
12 LB08 48°25.19
125°28.68
20-Aug-15
17:24
Bongo to 130 m
13 LC04 48°43.42
125°40.78
20-Aug-15
19:59
Rosette to 157 dbar
Ctd to 159 dbar
14 LC02 48°48.72
125°30.92
20-Aug-15
21:42
Ctd to 102 dbar
15 LC01 48°50.45
125°27.71
20-Aug-15
22:21
Rosette to 2 dbar
Ctd to 87 dbar
16 P1 48°34.44
125°29.99
21-Aug-15
02:10
Rosette to 102 dbar
Ctd to 104 dbar
17 P1 48°34.53
125°29.86
21-Aug-15
02:32
60-litre loop Cesium sample
18 P2 48°35.95
126°00.05
21-Aug-15
05:30
Rosette (DMS & Niko cast) to
100 dbar
Ctd to 106 dbar
19 P2 48°35.92
126°00.07
21-Aug-15
05:32
60-litre loop Cesium sample
20 P2 48°35.86
126°00.39
21-Aug-15
06:08
Bongo to 110 m
21 P2 48°35.81
126°00.71
21-Aug-15
06:25
Rosette (Deep cast) to 106 dbar
Ctd to 106 dbar
22 P3 48°37.55
126°19.96
21-Aug-15
08:46
Rosette (& Aram) to 811 dbar
Ctd to 812 dbar
23 P4 48°38.99
126°39.96
21-Aug-15
11:38
Rosette (Cesium cast) to 151 dbar
Ctd to 152 dbar
24 P4 48°38.99
126°39.98
21-Aug-15
12:30
Rosette (Lianna's cast) to 23 dbar
Ctd to 24 dbar
25 P4 48°39.03
126°39.95
21-Aug-15
13:50
Trace metal: pumping to 40 m
26 P4 48°38.98
126°39.98
21-Aug-15
15:09
Rosette (Niko's cast) to 249 dbar
Ctd to 252 dbar
27 P4 48°39.02
126°39.94
21-Aug-15
16:42
Bongo to 250 m
28 P4 48°39.00
126°39.94
21-Aug-15
17:07
Rosette (Deep cast) to 1322 dbar
Ctd to 1323 dbar
29 P4 48°39.04
126°39.96
21-Aug-15
19:15
Bongo to 1300 m
30 P4 48°39.02
126°40.01
21-Aug-15
20:43
Rosette (UBC & Niko's cast) to 1322 dbar
Ctd to 1323 dbar
31 P4 48°39.00
126°39.98
21-Aug-15
22:22
Rosette (DMS cast) to 300 dbar
Ctd to 301 dbar
32 P4 48°38.99
126°39.96
21-Aug-15
23:25
Rosette (Cesium cast) to 500 dbar
Ctd to 500 dbar
33 P5 48°41.43
127°10.02
22-Aug-15
02:58
Rosette to 249 dbar
Ctd to 2006 dbar
34 P6 48°44.60
127°40.01
22-Aug-15
07:18
Rosette (& Aram) to 805 dbar
Ctd to 2005 dbar
35 P7 48°46.64
128°09.90
22-Aug-15
11:15
Rosette to 77 dbar
Ctd to 2006 dbar
36 P8 48°48.99
128°39.96
22-Aug-15
15:07
Bongo to 250 m
37 P8 48°48.99
128°39.97
22-Aug-15
15:13
60-litre loop Cesium sample
38 P8 48°48.98
128°39.92
22-Aug-15
15:31
Bongo to 1200 m
39 P8 48°49.02
128°39.95
22-Aug-15
16:58
Rosette to 2000 dbar
Ctd to 2006 dbar
40 P9 48°51.39
129°09.91
22-Aug-15
20:57
Ctd to 151 dbar
41 P9 48°51.45
129°09.90
22-Aug-15
21:28
Rosette (& AML) to 2001 dbar
Ctd to 2007 dbar
42 P10 48°53.61
129°39.98
23-Aug-15
01:16
Rosette (& Cesium) to 300 dbar
Ctd to 2006 dbar
43 P10 48°53.76
129°39.85
23-Aug-15
02:54
Rosette (& Cesium) to 150 dbar
Ctd to 151 dbar
44 P11 48°56.00
130°09.91
23-Aug-15
05:56
Rosette (& AML) to 2001 dbar
Ctd to 2007 dbar
45 P12 48°58.17
130°39.98
23-Aug-15
09:51
Rosette (Lianna's cast) to 71 dbar
Ctd to 155 dbar
46 P12 48°58.19
130°40.00
23-Aug-15
10:15
Trace metal: Go-flo to 800 m
47 P12 48°58.19
130°39.99
23-Aug-15
12:26
Rosette (Deep cast) to 3276 dbar
48 P12 48°58.24
130°40.00
23-Aug-15
15:45
Trace metal: Go-flo to 50 m
49 P12 48°58.20
130°40.01
23-Aug-15
16:31
Bongo to 250 m
50 P12 48°58.17
130°39.99
23-Aug-15
16:46
Rosette (Niko's cast) to 200 dbar
Ctd to 252 dbar
51 P12 48°58.22
130°39.98
23-Aug-15
19:31
Multinet to 3005 m
52 P12 48°58.19
130°39.99
23-Aug-15
18:25
60-litre loop Cesium sample
53 P12 48°58.18
130°40.11
23-Aug-15
21:19
Rosette (DMS cast) to 301 dbar
Ctd to 303 dbar
54 P12 48°58.17
130°40.11
23-Aug-15
22:06
Trace metal: Go-flo to 300 m
55 P12 48°58.13
130°40.13
23-Aug-15
23:01
Rosette (UBC & Niko's cast) to 2001 dbar
Ctd to 3240 dbar
56 P13 49°02.62
131°40.00
24-Aug-15
06:01
Rosette (& AML) to 2000 dbar
Ctd to 2006 dbar
57 P14 49°07.36
132°39.97
24-Aug-15
12:01
Rosette to 45 dbar
Ctd to 2006 dbar
58 Loop58 49°08.69
132°56.93
24-Aug-15
14:37
Loop sample for salinity and chlorophyll
59 P15 49°12.00
133°39.97
24-Aug-15
18:10
Rosette (& AML) to 2000 dbar
Ctd to 2008 dbar
60 PAR 49°13.20
133°54.57
24-Aug-15
20:57
Ctd to 151 dbar
61 P16 49°17.04
134°39.87
25-Aug-15
00:33
Rosette (DMS cast) to 300 dbar
Ctd to 301 dbar
62 P16 49°17.08
134°40.13
25-Aug-15
02:01
Rosette (Cesium cast) to 502 dbar
Ctd to 502 dbar
63 P16 49°16.60
134°39.93
25-Aug-15
04:35
Multinet to 3005 m
64 P16 49°16.97
134°40.75
25-Aug-15
06:05
Trace metal: Go-flo to 50 m
65 P16 49°17.32
134°41.06
25-Aug-15
06:52
Bongo to 250 m
66 P16 49°17.02
134°39.93
25-Aug-15
07:20
Trace metal: Go-flo to 200 m
67 P16 49°16.96
134°39.90
25-Aug-15
08:15
Trace metal: Go-flo to 800 m
68 P16 49°17.02
134°39.94
25-Aug-15
10:00
Rosette (Lianna's cast) to 52 dbar
Ctd to 151 dbar
69 P16 49°16.99
134°39.89
25-Aug-15
11:49
Rosette (Cesium cast) to 150 dbar
Ctd to 152 dbar
70 P16 49°16.95
134°39.94
25-Aug-15
12:34
Rosette (Deep cast) to 3695 dbar
Ctd to 3695 dbar
71 P17 49°21.00
135°39.95
25-Aug-15
19:46
Ctd to 152 dbar
72 P17 49°21.02
135°39.86
25-Aug-15
20:01
Rosette (& AML) to 2000 dbar
Ctd to 2008 dbar
73 P18 49°25.94
136°40.00
26-Aug-15
01:42
Rosette (& Aram) to 804 dbar
Ctd to 2006 dbar
74 P19 49°30.01
137°40.12
26-Aug-15
07:50
Rosette (& AML) to 2001 dbar
Ctd to 2007 dbar
75 P20 49°33.99
138°40.00
26-Aug-15
13:58
Rosette (Lianna's cast) to 44 dbar
Ctd to 151 dbar
76 P20 49°34.09
138°40.03
26-Aug-15
14:45
Trace metal: Go-flo to 75 m
77 P20 49°34.06
138°40.01
26-Aug-15
15:28
Bongo to 250 m
78 P20 49°34.09
138°39.93
26-Aug-15
15:50
Trace metal: Go-flo to 100 m
79 P20 49°34.01
138°40.04
26-Aug-15
16:24
Rosette (Deep cast) to 4014 dbar
Ctd to 4016 dbar
80 P20 49°34.34
138°39.72
26-Aug-15
20:49
Bongo to 1300 m
81 P20 49°34.42
138°39.72
26-Aug-15
21:25
Trace metal: Go-flo to 300 m
82 P20 49°34.46
138°39.87
26-Aug-15
22:11
Rosette (DMS & Aram cast) to 739 dbar
Ctd to 801 dbar
83 P20 49°34.41
138°39.87
26-Aug-15
23:15
Trace metal: Go-flo to 800 m
84 Loop84 49°47.01
142°07.24
27-Aug-15
14:58
Loop sample for salinity and chlorophyll
85 P24 49°50.21
142°39.99
27-Aug-15
17:13
Rosette (& AML) to 2002 dbar
Ctd to 2007 dbar
86 P24 49°50.23
142°39.98
27-Aug-15
17:19
60-litre loop Cesium sample
87 P24 49°50.21
142°39.99
27-Aug-15
18:20
Bulk water for Kyle Simpson
88 P25 50°00.04
143°36.22
27-Aug-15
22:40
Ctd to 151 dbar
89 P25 50°00.05
143°36.27
27-Aug-15
22:47
60-litre loop Cesium sample
90 P25 50°00.05
143°36.27
27-Aug-15
22:57
Rosette (Calibration cast) to 2000 dbar
Ctd to 2007 dbar
91 P26 49°59.96
144°59.95
28-Aug-15
06:30
Trace metal: Go-flo to 75 m
92 P26 50°00.03
144°59.93
28-Aug-15
07:02
Rosette (Cesium cast) to 499 dbar
Ctd to 500 dbar
93 P26 50°00.00
145°00.00
28-Aug-15
07:40
Trace metal: Go-flo to 100 m
94 P26 50°00.00
145°00.07
28-Aug-15
08:13
Rosette (Niko's cast) to 250 dbar
Ctd to 252 dbar
95 P26 49°59.98
145°00.00
28-Aug-15
09:03
Trace metal: Go-flo to 300 m
96 P26 49°59.99
144°59.92
28-Aug-15
10:15
Trace metal: Go-flo to 800 m
97 P26 50°00.11
145°00.00
28-Aug-15
11:42
Bongo to 250 m
98 P26 50°00.01
144°59.91
28-Aug-15
12:12
Rosette (Lianna's cast) to 50 dbar
Ctd to 151 dbar
99 P26 49°59.99
145°00.05
28-Aug-15
13:56
Rosette (Deep cast) to 4305 dbar
Ctd to 4307 dbar
100 P26 50°00.02
145°00.07
28-Aug-15
18:01
Bongo to 1300 m
101 P26 49°59.95
145°00.05
28-Aug-15
18:51
Rosette (Cesium cast) to 152 dbar
Ctd to 153 dbar
102 P26 50°00.06
144°59.97
28-Aug-15
19:38
Rosette (DMS cast) to 301 dbar
Ctd to 302 dbar
103 P26 50°00.03
145°00.01
28-Aug-15
20:55
Rosette (UBC & Niko's cast) to 1000 dbar
Ctd to 1001 dbar
104 ~P23 49°42.46
141°39.24
29-Aug-15
14:04
60-litre loop Cesium sample
105 Loop105 49°30.44
141°06.47
29-Aug-15
16:28
Loop sample for salinity and chlorophyll
106 P22 49°42.00
140°39.90
30-Aug-15
01:25
Rosette to 46 dbar
Ctd to 1008 dbar
107 P21 49°38.19
139°40.17
30-Aug-15
05:49
Rosette (& Cesium) to 150 dbar
Ctd to 154 dbar
108 Loop108 49°22.21
137°35.19
30-Aug-15
14:34
Loop sample for salinity and chlorophyll
109 ~P18 49°18.18
136°39.55
30-Aug-15
18:10
60-litre loop Cesium sample
110 ~P14 49°05.97
132°42.62
31-Aug-15
10:32
60-litre loop Cesium sample
111 P13 49°02.62
131°39.98
31-Aug-15
14:57
Rosette (Aram, Niko, AML) to 3000 dbar
Ctd to 3062 dbar
112 ~P6 48°43.86
127°40.75
01-Sep-15
10:55
60-litre loop Cesium sample
113 P4 48°38.74
126°39.81
01-Sep-15
15:00
Trace metal: Go-flo to 100 m
114 P4 48°39.05
126°39.73
01-Sep-15
15:40
Trace metal: Go-flo to 300 m
115 P4 48°38.98
126°39.96
01-Sep-15
16:11
Rosette to 1325 dbar
Ctd to 1327 dbar
116 P4 48°39.04
126°40.02
01-Sep-15
17:40
Bongo to 250 m
117 P4 48°39.00
126°40.03
01-Sep-15
18:22
Trace metal: Go-flo to 800 m

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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

 

 

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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