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Cruise description

This cruise went extremely well. Having a full 24 hours to load all the gear at the beginning of the cruise without rushing was the first step. The almost perfect weather was the second step. Finally, everything just simply worked well. There were some road blocks - like the winch repair that took four evening hours while the rosette was at 900 m - but there was a will to make things work that was fantastic. We successfully serviced the subsurface NRS-02 NOAA mooring.
No drifters were deployed and no Trace Metal samples were collected (none were planned).
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 1200 dbar at P4 and 3000 dbar at P12 and P20.
For further details see 2016-08_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)
  • Moira Galbraith (Institute of Ocean Sciences-DFO)
  • Sara Heimlich (NOAA/PMEL)
  • Robert Izett (University of British Columbia)
  • Krista Kulczycki (University of Victoria)
  • Richard Nelson (Bedford Institute of Oceanography-DFO)
  • Stephen Romaine (Institute of Ocean Sciences-DFO)
  • Jade Shiller (University of British Columbia)
  • Amanda Timmerman (University of Victoria)
  • Theresa Venello (University of Victoria)
  • Sara Zeidan (University of Ottawa)


  • Captain: Kent Reid
  • Chief Engineer: Martin Lemoine

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Map of cruise track and stations

Map of Line-P stations for 2016-08

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 a list of data available in the CTD files please refer to
    2016-08-ctd-channels.txt
  • For a list of data available in the Rosette files please refer to 2016-08-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 Saanich Inlet 48°39.59
123°30.22
17-Aug-16
20:16
Ctd (Test cast) to 165 dbar
2 Haro59 48°36.84
123°14.80
17-Aug-16
22:24
Rosette to 210 dbar
Ctd to 225 dbar
3 Haro59 48°37.91
123°15.34
17-Aug-16
23:29
Bongo to 175 m
4 JF1 48°15.95
123°30.07
18-Aug-16
02:30
Loop sample for salinity, chlorophyll,
nutrients
5 Loop5 48°16.59
123°45.35
18-Aug-16
03:36
Loop sample for UBC gases
6 JF2 48°17.99
123°59.93
18-Aug-16
04:34
Rosette to 178 dbar
Ctd to 178 dbar
7 JF2 48°18.08
124°00.18
18-Aug-16
05:34
Bongo to 182 m
8 JF3 48°27.00
124°30.00
18-Aug-16
08:01
Loop sample for salinity and chlorophyll
9 JF4 48°32.30
125°00.02
18-Aug-16
10:46
Loop sample for salinity and chlorophyll
10 P1 48°34.49
125°30.01
18-Aug-16
12:43
Rosette to 112 dbar
Ctd to 112 dbar
11 P1 48°34.47
125°29.96
18-Aug-16
12:47
60-litre loop Cesium sample
12 P2 48°35.99
125°59.98
18-Aug-16
15:12
Rosette (Deep cast) to 104 dbar
Ctd to 105 dbar
13 P2 48°35.97
125°59.97
18-Aug-16
15:18
60-litre loop Cesium sample
14 P2 48°35.86
125°59.09
18-Aug-16
15:41
Bongo to 110 m
15 P2 48°35.72
125°59.63
18-Aug-16
15:57
Bongo to 100 m
16 P2 48°35.62
125°59.60
18-Aug-16
16:05
Rosette (DMS & UVic) to 100 dbar
Ctd to 101 dbar
17 P3 48°37.49
126°19.95
18-Aug-16
18:41
Rosette to 5 dbar
Ctd to 808 dbar
18 P4 48°39.03
126°39.94
18-Aug-16
21:08
Rosette (Cesium cast) to 150 dbar
Ctd to 150 dbar
19 P4 48°39.04
126°39.89
18-Aug-16
21:25
60-litre loop Cesium sample
20 P4 48°38.99
126°39.86
18-Aug-16
21:54
Rosette (DMS cast) to 299 dbar
Ctd to 300 dbar
21 P4 48°39.00
126°39.92
18-Aug-16
22:47
Bongo to 250 m
22 P4 48°39.29
126°39.80
19-Aug-16
00:44
Multinet to 1200 m
23 P4 48°39.09
126°39.87
19-Aug-16
02:59
Rosette (Deep cast) to 1301 dbar
Ctd to 1302 dbar
24 P4 48°39.45
126°40.14
19-Aug-16
08:58
Rosette (Cesium Cast) to 500 dbar
Ctd to 500 dbar
25 P4 48°39.53
126°40.20
19-Aug-16
09:59
Rosette (UBC Cast) to 1304 dbar
Ctd to 1304 dbar
26 P4 48°39.53
126°40.13
19-Aug-16
11:18
Rosette (Light Cast) to 249 dbar
Ctd to 249 dbar
27 P5 48°41.47
127°10.01
19-Aug-16
14:30
Rosette (& U.Ottawa) to 1999 dbar
Ctd to 2005 dbar
28 P6 48°44.60
127°39.97
19-Aug-16
18:43
Rosette to 5 dbar
Ctd to 2006 dbar
29 P7 48°46.64
128°10.01
19-Aug-16
22:15
Rosette to 5 dbar
Ctd to 2006 dbar
30 P8 48°48.93
128°39.95
20-Aug-16
01:44
Rosette to 1999 dbar
Ctd to 2005 dbar
31 P9 48°51.27
129°09.91
20-Aug-16
06:52
Rosette (& U.Ottawa) to 2005 dbar
Ctd to 2006 dbar
32 Loop32 48°52.52
129°26.32
20-Aug-16
09:42
Loop sample for salinity, chlorophyll,
nutrients
33 P10 48°53.59
129°39.79
20-Aug-16
11:04
Rosette (Cesium cast) to 201 dbar
Ctd to 201 dbar
34 P10 48°53.74
129°40.09
20-Aug-16
11:47
Rosette (& Cesium) to 500 dbar
Ctd to 2004 dbar
35 P11 48°55.97
130°09.94
20-Aug-16
15:54
Rosette (& U.Ottawa) to 2007 dbar
Ctd to 2007 dbar
37 P12 48°58.25
130°39.84
20-Aug-16
19:54
Rosette (DMS cast) to 299 dbar
Ctd to 300 dbar
38 P12 48°58.48
130°39.96
20-Aug-16
20:47
Bongo to 250 m
39 P12 48°58.47
130°39.84
20-Aug-16
21:03
Rosette (Deep cast) to 3278 dbar
Ctd to 3278 dbar
40 P12 48°58.88
130°40.22
21-Aug-16
03:34
Multinet to 3005 m
41 P12 48°58.12
130°39.98
21-Aug-16
05:12
Rosette (UBC cast) to 1999 dbar
Ctd to 2000 dbar
42 P12 48°58.26
130°39.88
21-Aug-16
08:02
Rosette (Light cast) to 250 dbar
Ctd to 250 dbar
43 Loop43 48°59.73
130°59.00
21-Aug-16
10:30
Loop sample for salinity, chlorophyll,
nutrients
44 P13 49°02.55
131°39.97
21-Aug-16
13:48
Rosette (& U.Ottawa) to 2006 dbar
Ctd to 2007 dbar
45 P14 49°07.45
132°39.86
21-Aug-16
20:25
Rosette to 4 dbar
Ctd to 2005 dbar
46 Loop46 49°07.80
132°43.95
21-Aug-16
22:06
Loop sample for UBC gases
47 Loop47 49°09.36
133°20.91
22-Aug-16
01:06
Loop sample for salinity, chlorophyll,
nutrients
48 P15 49°11.96
133°40.03
22-Aug-16
02:52
Rosette to 5 dbar
Ctd to 2006 dbar
49 Loop49 49°15.82
134°30.27
22-Aug-16
08:19
Loop sample for salinity, chlorophyll,
nutrients
50 P16 49°16.96
134°39.96
22-Aug-16
10:07
Rosette (Cesium cast) to 499 dbar
Ctd to 499 dbar
51 P16 49°16.98
134°39.98
22-Aug-16
10:58
Rosette (Light cast) to 250 dbar
Ctd to 251 dbar
52 P16 49°16.98
134°40.05
22-Aug-16
11:48
Bongo to 250 m
53 P16 49°17.21
134°40.27
22-Aug-16
12:42
Bongo to 1200 m
54 P16 49°17.03
134°39.94
22-Aug-16
13:30
Rosette (Deep cast) to 3685 dbar
Ctd to 3686 dbar
55 P16 49°17.01
134°39.99
22-Aug-16
17:07
Rosette (Cesium cast) to 151 dbar
Ctd to 151 dbar
56 P16 49°16.95
134°40.05
22-Aug-16
17:44
Rosette (DMS cast) to 300 dbar
Ctd to 299 dbar
57 Loop57 49°17.28
135°13.24
22-Aug-16
20:32
Loop sample for salinity, chlorophyll,
nutrients
58 P17 49°21.01
135°39.95
22-Aug-16
22:23
Rosette (& U.Ottawa) to 2003 dbar
Ctd to 2004 dbar
59 P18 49°25.95
136°39.76
23-Aug-16
04:44
Rosette to 5 dbar
Ctd to 2005 dbar
60 P19 49°29.99
137°39.98
23-Aug-16
10:40
Rosette (& U.Ottawa) to 2005 dbar
Ctd to 2005 dbar
61 P19 49°29.97
137°39.93
23-Aug-16
10:45
60-litre loop Cesium sample
62 Loop62 49°31.29
137°57.70
23-Aug-16
13:25
Loop sample for salinity, chlorophyll,
nutrients
63 P20 49°34.02
138°40.01
23-Aug-16
17:57
Rosette (DMS cast) to 300 dbar
Ctd to 300 dbar
64 P20 49°33.98
138°40.02
23-Aug-16
18:44
Bongo to 250 m
65 P20 49°34.10
138°39.95
23-Aug-16
19:45
Rosette (Deep cast) to 4023 dbar
Ctd to 4023 dbar
66 P20 49°33.98
138°40.00
24-Aug-16
01:52
Multinet to 3005 m
67 P20 49°33.91
138°39.91
24-Aug-16
01:10
60-litre loop Cesium sample
68 P20 49°34.02
138°39.94
24-Aug-16
02:59
Ctd to 150 dbar
69 P20 49°33.97
138°39.89
24-Aug-16
04:41
Bongo to 1200 m
70 P20 49°34.05
138°39.89
24-Aug-16
07:58
Ctd to 74 dbar
72 P20 49°34.02
138°39.72
24-Aug-16
08:49
Rosette (Light cast) to 250 dbar
Ctd to 250 dbar
73 Loop73 49°35.43
139°07.76
24-Aug-16
11:22
Loop sample for salinity, chlorophyll,
nutrients
74 P21 49°38.03
139°40.08
24-Aug-16
13:43
Rosette (Cesium cast) to 201 dbar
Ctd to 200 dbar
75 P21 49°37.99
139°40.09
24-Aug-16
14:18
Rosette (& Cesium) to 501 dbar
Ctd to 2006 dbar
76 P22 49°41.96
140°39.94
24-Aug-16
19:51
Rosette (Calibration cast) to 2001 dbar
Ctd to 2004 dbar
77 Loop77 49°44.12
141°16.25
24-Aug-16
23:45
Loop sample for salinity, chlorophyll,
nutrients
78 P23 49°46.01
141°39.91
25-Aug-16
01:31
Rosette (& U.Ottawa) to 2007 dbar
Ctd to 2008 dbar
79 P24 49°50.26
142°39.95
25-Aug-16
07:16
Rosette to 5 dbar
Ctd to 2005 dbar
80 P24 49°50.27
142°39.95
25-Aug-16
07:20
60-litre loop Cesium sample
81 P25 50°00.02
143°36.38
25-Aug-16
12:22
Rosette (& U.Ottawa) to 2005 dbar
Ctd to 2004 dbar
82 Loop82 50°00.26
143°53.37
25-Aug-16
15:02
Loop sample for salinity, chlorophyll,
nutrients
83 P35 50°00.02
144°18.23
25-Aug-16
16:48
Rosette to 5 dbar
Ctd to 2006 dbar
84 P26 50°00.09
144°59.87
25-Aug-16
20:48
Rosette (Cesium cast) to 149 dbar
Ctd to 149 dbar
85 P26 50°00.04
144°59.95
25-Aug-16
21:29
Rosette (DMS & U.Ottawa cast) to 499 dbar
Ctd to 500 dbar
86 P26 50°00.00
145°00.00
25-Aug-16
22:49
Ctd to 4318 dbar
88 P26 49°59.92
145°00.00
26-Aug-16
06:31
Rosette (Deep cast) to 4317 dbar
Ctd to 4317 dbar
89 P26 49°59.99
144°59.94
26-Aug-16
11:08
Bongo to 250 m
90 P26 49°59.98
145°00.00
26-Aug-16
11:59
Rosette (Light cast) to 249 dbar
Ctd to 249 dbar
91 P26 49°59.96
145°00.13
26-Aug-16
13:55
Rosette (Cesium cast) to 500 dbar
Ctd to 500 dbar
92 NRS-02 50°14.78
145°09.00
26-Aug-16
 
Recover NOAA mooring NRS-02
93 NRS-02 50°14.8
145°09.00
26-Aug-16
 
Deploy NOAA mooring NRS-02
94 P26 49°59.96
145°00.03
27-Aug-16
02:03
Rosette (UBC cast) to 2000 dbar
Ctd to 1999 dbar
95 P26 50°00.08
145°00.12
27-Aug-16
04:26
Bongo to 1500 m
96 PA-010 50°01.48
144°52.60
27-Aug-16
05:35
Rosette to 10 dbar
Ctd to 500 dbar
97 P25 49°55.59
143°35.97
27-Aug-16
11:18
60-litre loop Cesium sample
98 Loop98 49°52.41
142°50.13
27-Aug-16
14:16
Loop sample for salinity, chlorophyll,
nutrients
99 Loop99 49°32.66
138°22.33
28-Aug-16
07:36
Loop sample for salinity, chlorophyll,
nutrients
100 Loop100 49°25.56
136°48.13
28-Aug-16
13:55
Loop sample for salinity, chlorophyll,
nutrients
101 P18 49°25.05
136°39.87
28-Aug-16
14:26
60-litre loop Cesium sample
102 Loop102 48°52.73
129°34.85
29-Aug-16
13:51
Loop sample for salinity, chlorophyll,
nutrients
103 P8 48°49.00
128°39.96
29-Aug-16
16:56
Rosette to 1502 dbar
Ctd to 1503 dbar
104 P8 48°49.01
128°40.01
29-Aug-16
18:05
60-litre loop Cesium sample
105 P8 49°49.00
128°39.99
29-Aug-16
18:27
Bongo to 250 m
106 P8 48°48.96
128°40.14
29-Aug-16
19:22
Bongo to 1200 m
107 Loop107 48°46.94
128°15.25
29-Aug-16
21:10
Loop sample for UBC gases
108 Loop108 48°44.50
127°42.00
29-Aug-16
23:04
Loop sample for UBC gases
109 Loop109 48°41.79
127°10.20
30-Aug-16
00:54
Loop sample for UBC gases
110 P4 48°38.89
126°40.27
30-Aug-16
02:56
Bongo to 250 m
111 P4 48°38.65
126°40.16
30-Aug-16
03:51
Bongo to 1200 m
112 P4 48°38.67
126°40.05
30-Aug-16
04:18
Rosette to 1333 dbar
113 Loop113 48°25.70
124°35.60
30-Aug-16
14:10
Loop sample for UBC gases
114 Loop114 48°13.30
123°52.23
30-Aug-16
17:53
Loop sample for UBC gases
115 Loop115 48°14.19
123°29.45
30-Aug-16
19:32
Loop sample for UBC gases

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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.

 

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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