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Cruise description

This cruise was partially successful. Some of the regular Line P work had to be cancelled because of unplanned fuelling at the end of the cruise. The acoustic sounder calibrations - originally planned during the preceding La Perouse cruise but then rescheduled for the Line P cruise - were also cancelled because of loading time. Finally only half of the mooring work was performed: we deployed the NOAA mooring PA-010 but did not recover mooring PA-009.
The Trace Metal work went rather well despite some finicky Go-flo bottles.
During the cruise we deployed five Argo floats and five "Sponge-Bob" drifters for DFO-IOS, and seven weather drifters for NOAA/PMEL.
The regular sampling done during this cruise was completed using a CTD, a Rosette, and a Bongo.
The Trace Metal sampling was performed by using the Teflon pump, as well as the Go-flo bottles.
For further details see 2016-06_cruise_report.pdf in the Documents section.

Cruise personnel

Chief Scientist: Marie Robert    Institute of Ocean Sciences  (DFO)
  • Nathan Anderson (NOAA/PMEL)
  • Michael Arychuk (Institute of Ocean Sciences-DFO)
  • Glenn Cooper (Institute of Ocean Sciences-DFO)
  • William Higley (NOAA/PMEL)
  • Robert Izett (University of British Columbia)
  • Hugh Maclean (Institute of Ocean Sciences-DFO)
  • David Rivera (NOAA/PMEL)
  • Andrew Ross (Institute of Ocean Sciences-DFO)
  • Jade Shiller (University of British Columbia)
  • Amanda Timmerman (University of Victoria)
  • Theresa Venello (University of Victoria)
  • Bo Yang (University of Washington)
  • Doug Yelland (Institute of Ocean Sciences-DFO)


  • Captain: Mike Corfield
  • Chief Engineer: Roger Horton

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Map of cruise track and stations

Map of Line-P stations for 2016-06

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 Saanich Inlet 48°39.92
123°30.15
06-Jun-16
02:00
Ctd (Test cast) to 161 dbar
2 Haro59 48°36.81
123°14.79
06-Jun-16
04:11
Rosette to 225 dbar
Ctd to 225 dbar
3 Haro59 48°36.76
123°14.88
06-Jun-16
04:49
Bongo to 228 m
4 JF1 48°15.93
123°29.88
06-Jun-16
07:22
Loop sample for salinity and chlorophyll
5 JF2 48°17.96
123°59.93
06-Jun-16
09:49
Rosette to 184 dbar
Ctd to 184 dbar
6 JF2 48°17.97
123°59.83
06-Jun-16
10:59
Bongo to 175 m
7 JF3 48°27.13
124°30.07
06-Jun-16
13:34
Loop sample for salinity and chlorophyll
8 JF4 48°32.30
125°00.03
06-Jun-16
15:57
Loop sample for salinity and chlorophyll
9 P1 48°34.51
125°30.01
06-Jun-16
18:36
Rosette to 107 dbar
Ctd to 108 dbar
10 P2 48°36.03
125°59.98
06-Jun-16
21:40
Rosette (DMS & UVic) to 99 dbar
Ctd to 111 dbar
11 P2 48°36.04
126°00.03
06-Jun-06
22:21
Bongo to 108 m
12 P2 48°36.02
126°00.06
06-Jun-16
22:50
Rosette (Deep cast) to 108 dbar
Ctd to 108 dbar
13 P3 48°37.43
126°19.92
07-Jun-16
01:07
Rosette to 811 dbar
Ctd to 819 dbar
14 P4 48°38.97
126°39.95
07-Jun-16
04:02
Rosette (Deep cast) to 1318 dbar
Ctd to 1318 dbar
15 P4 48°38.98
126°40.03
07-Jun-16
05:45
Trace metal: pumping to 40 m
16 P4 48°38.96
126°40.01
07-Jun-16
08:17
Rosette (UBC cast) to 1322 dbar
Ctd to 1322 dbar
17 P4 48°38.98
126°39.88
07-Jun-16
09:56
Bongo to 1200 m
18 P4 48°38.98
126°39.88
07-Jun-16
10:41
Bongo to 250 m
19 P4 48°38.97
126°39.96
07-Jun-16
11:09
Rosette (Light cast) to 248 dbar
Ctd to 249 dbar
20 P4 48°39.05
126°39.88
07-Jun-16
13:14
Rosette (DMS Cast) to 299 dbar
Ctd to 299 dbar
21 P5 48°41.45
127°09.98
07-Jun-16
16:58
Rosette to 2005 dbar
Ctd to 2006 dbar
22 P6 48°44.56
127°40.01
07-Jun-16
21:33
Rosette to 2004 dbar
Ctd to 2006 dbar
23 P7 48°46.68
128°10.03
08-Jun-16
01:42
Rosette to 2004 dbar
Ctd to 2004 dbar
24 P8 48°48.99
128°40.05
08-Jun-16
05:55
Bongo to 250 m
25 P8 48°49.01
128°39.95
08-Jun-16
06:14
Rosette to 1999 dbar
Ctd to 2004 dbar
26 P9 48°51.43
129°09.93
08-Jun-16
10:25
Rosette to 2005 dbar
Ctd to 2005 dbar
27 P9 48°51.33
129°10.32
08-Jun-16
11:42
Deploy NOAA Drifter 3247560
28 Loop28 48°51.43
129°10.98
08-Jun-16
11:45
Loop sample for salinity and chlorophyll
29 P10 48°53.58
129°40.06
08-Jun-16
14:02
Rosette to 2005 dbar
Ctd to 2005 dbar
30 P10 48°53.63
129°40.31
08-Jun-16
15:27
Deploy Argo float 372
31 P11 48°55.98
130°09.97
08-Jun-16
17:45
Rosette to 2004 dbar
Ctd to 2004 dbar
32 P12 48°58.17
130°40.04
08-Jun-16
21:25
Rosette (DMS cast) to 299 dbar
Ctd to 299 dbar
33 P12 48°58.22
130°39.99
08-Jun-16
22:00
Trace metal: Go-flo to 50 m
34 P12 48°58.22
130°39.99
08-Jun-16
23:22
Rosette (Deep cast) to 3277 dbar
Ctd to 3277 dbar
35 P12 48°58.15
130°40.19
09-Jun-16
02:20
Trace metal: Go-flo to 200 m
36 P12 48°58.18
130°40.01
09-Jun-16
03:51
Bongo to 1200 m
37 P12 48°58.19
130°40.06
09-Jun-16
04:40
Trace metal: Go-flo to 800 m
38 P12 48°58.21
130°40.04
09-Jun-16
06:06
Rosette (UBC cast) to 1999 dbar
Ctd to 2004 dbar
39 P12 48°58.23
130°40.17
09-Jun-16
07:47
Bongo to 250 m
40 P12 48°58.25
130°39.91
09-Jun-16
08:21
Rosette (Light cast) to 250 dbar
Ctd to 251 dbar
42 P13 49°02.59
131°40.02
09-Jun-16
13:04
Rosette to 2004 dbar
Ctd to 2005 dbar
43 P13 49°02.63
131°40.43
09-Jun-16
14:19
Deploy NOAA Drifter 3247750
44 Loop44 49°02.70
131°41.90
09-Jun-16
14:26
Loop sample for salinity and chlorophyll
45 P14 49°07.42
132°40.12
09-Jun-16
18:28
Rosette to 2002 dbar
Ctd to 2004 dbar
46 P15 49°12.00
133°40.03
09-Jun-16
23:56
Rosette to 2004 dbar
Ctd to 2005 dbar
47 P16 49°17.01
134°40.03
10-Jun-16
05:35
Trace metal: Go-flo to 50 m
48 P16 49°17.01
134°40.13
10-Jun-16
07:05
Bongo to 1200 m
49 P16 49°17.00
134°40.06
10-Jun-16
07:51
Trace metal: Go-flo to 200 m
50 P16 49°17.04
134°39.94
10-Jun-16
08:36
Rosette (Light cast) to 249 dbar
Ctd to 260 dbar
51 P16 49°16.99
134°39.98
10-Jun-16
09:25
Bongo to 250 m
52 P16 49°17.02
134°39.95
10-Jun-16
10:27
Trace metal: Go-flo to 800 m
53 P16 49°17.14
134°40.01
10-Jun-16
11:56
Rosette (Deep cast) to 3685 dbar
Ctd to 3685 dbar
54 P16 49°17.00
134°39.93
10-Jun-16
15:35
Rosette (DMS cast) to 298 dbar
Ctd to 298 dbar
55 P16 49°16.94
134°39.99
10-Jun-16
16:08
Deploy Argo float 330
56 P16 49°17.18
134°40.40
10-Jun-16
16:13
Deploy NOAA Drifter 3247730
57 Loop57 49°20.20
135°27.85
10-Jun-16
19:56
Loop sample for salinity and chlorophyll
58 P17 49°21.11
135°40.03
10-Jun-16
20:55
Rosette to 2003 dbar
Ctd to 2004 dbar
59 P18 49°26.08
136°40.11
11-Jun-16
02:32
Rosette to 2005 dbar
Ctd to 2006 dbar
60 P18 49°26.05
136°40.24
11-Jun-16
03:50
Deploy Argo float 373
61 P18 49°26.11
136°40.66
11-Jun-16
03:54
Deploy NOAA Drifter 3246710
62 P19 49°29.92
137°39.92
11-Jun-16
08:13
Rosette to 2004 dbar
Ctd to 2004 dbar
63 P20 49°33.94
138°40.05
11-Jun-16
09:25
Bongo to 250 m
64 P20 49°33.99
138°40.13
11-Jun-16
14:03
Rosette (Light cast) to 250 dbar
Ctd to 250 dbar
65 P20 49°34.04
138°39.98
11-Jun-16
15:20
Trace metal: Go-flo to 50 m
66 P20 49°34.14
138°40.09
11-Jun-16
16:35
Bongo to 1200 m
67 P20 49°34.02
138°39.99
11-Jun-16
17:25
Trace metal: Go-flo to 200 m
68 P20 49°33.98
138°39.93
11-Jun-16
17:59
Rosette (Deep cast) to 4024 dbar
Ctd to 4024 dbar
69 P20 49°34.00
138°39.89
11-Jun-16
21:30
Trace metal: Go-flo to 800 m
70 P20 49°33.99
138°39.98
11-Jun-16
22:38
Rosette (DMS cast) to 298 dbar
Ctd to 299 dbar
71 P20 49°34.00
138°40.13
11-Jun-16
23:10
Deploy Argo float 332
72 P21 49°37.99
139°40.03
12-Jun-16
04:34
Rosette to 2005 dbar
Ctd to 2005 dbar
73 P21 49°39.93
139°40.76
12-Jun-16
06:03
Deploy NOAA Drifter 3247420
74 P22 49°42.06
140°39.99
12-Jun-16
13:42
Rosette to 2004 dbar
Ctd to 2005 dbar
75 P23 49°45.98
141°39.97
12-Jun-16
20:44
Rosette (Calibration cast) to 2000 dbar
Ctd to 2004 dbar
76 P24 49°50.23
142°39.96
13-Jun-16
03:18
Rosette to 2004 dbar
Ctd to 2004 dbar
77 P24 49°50.24
142°39.97
13-Jun-16
04:48
Deploy Argo float 329
78 P24 49°50.50
142°42.00
13-Jun-16
04:55
Deploy NOAA Drifter 3248740
79 P25 49°59.99
143°36.16
13-Jun-16
10:37
Rosette to 2004 dbar
Ctd to 2005 dbar
80 P35 49°59.98
144°18.12
13-Jun-16
16:27
Rosette to 2005 dbar
Ctd to 2006 dbar
81 P26 50°00.02
144°59.93
13-Jun-16
22:32
Rosette (DMS cast) to 298 dbar
Ctd to 299 dbar
82 P26 50°00.01
145°00.00
13-Jun-16
23:42
Rosette (Deep cast) to 4318 dbar
Ctd to 4320 dbar
83 P26 50°00.01
144°59.93
14-Jun-16
03:57
Rosette (O17 cast) to 199 dbar
Ctd to 200 dbar
84 P26 50°00.00
144°59.95
14-Jun-16
04:40
Rosette (O17 cast) to 49 dbar
Ctd to 150 dbar
85 P26 50°00.02
144°59.85
14-Jun-16
11:05
Rosette (Light cast) to 249 dbar
Ctd to 250 dbar
86 P26 50°00.02
144°59.96
14-Jun-16
14:05
Trace metal: Go-flo to 40 m
87 P26 50°00.25
144°59.80
14-Jun-16
15:40
Trace metal: Go-flo to 100 m
88 P26 50°00.14
144°59.77
14-Jun-16
16:30
Trace metal: Go-flo to 300 m
89 P26 50°00.12
145°00.05
14-Jun-16
17:46
Trace metal: Go-flo to 800 m
90 P26 50°00.02
145°00.02
14-Jun-16
19:26
Trace metal: Go-flo to 75 m
91 P26 49°59.97
145°00.16
14-Jun-16
19:57
Bongo to 250 m
92 P26 50°00.07
145°00.13
14-Jun-16
21:07
Bongo to 1200 m
93 P26 50°00.02
144°59.99
14-Jun-16
21:57
Rosette (UBC & ONAr cast) to 4003 dbar
Ctd to 4003 dbar
94 PA-010 50°03.25
144°53.31
16-Jun-16
00:21
Deploy PA-010 NOAA mooring
95 PA-010 50°01.46
144°52.75
16-Jun-16
03:01
Rosette (UW cast) to 9 dbar
Ctd to 499 dbar
96 P26 49°59.98
145°00.04
16-Jun-16
04:18
Trace metal: Go-flo to 2000 m
97 PA-009 50°07.85
144°52.18
16-Jun-16
13:38
Rosette (UW cast) to 9 dbar
Ctd to 498 dbar
98 PA-009 50°06.85
144°50.83
16-Jun-16
14:31
Deploy NOAA Drifter 3247460
99 Loop99 49°32.82
138°10.85
17-Jun-16
14:29
Loop sample for salinity and chlorophyll
100 Loop100 49°25.98
136°43.85
17-Jun-16
19:22
Loop sample for salinity and chlorophyll
101 Loop101 49°18.77
135°05.62
18-Jun-16
01:06
Loop sample for salinity and chlorophyll
102 Loop102 49°00.93
131°18.39
18-Jun-16
14:13
Loop sample for salinity and chlorophyll
103 Loop103 48°56.36
130°22.22
18-Jun-16
17:40
Loop sample for salinity and chlorophyll
104 Loop104 48°47.77
128°27.50
19-Jun-16
01:21
Loop sample for salinity and chlorophyll
105 P4 48°38.99
126°39.93
19-Jun-16
08:35
Trace metal: Go-flo to 400 m
106 P4 48°38.94
126°40.00
19-Jun-16
09:12
Rosette to 1324 dbar
Ctd to 1324 dbar
107 P4 48°38.84
126°39.97
19-Jun-16
10:25
Trace metal: Go-flo to 40 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

 

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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