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RRS James Cook Cruise 30, 26 Dec 2008-30 Jan 2009. Antarctic Deep Water Rates of Export (ANDREX)

Bacon, S.; et al, .. 2011 RRS James Cook Cruise 30, 26 Dec 2008-30 Jan 2009. Antarctic Deep Water Rates of Export (ANDREX). Southampton, UK, National Oceanography Centre Southampton, 97pp. (National Oceanography Centre Cruise Report 08)

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Abstract/Summary

This report describes scientific activities on RRS James Cook cruise 30, “ANDREX”, westwards from 30°E and in the vicinity of latitude 60°S, between late December 2008 and late January 2009. The cruise was terminated about halfway through by a medical emergency. Hydrographic work comprised 27 CTD/LADCP stations. Water samples were captured for measurement of salinity, dissolved oxygen, inorganic nutrients, oxygen isotope fraction, chlorofluorocarbons and sulphur hexafluoride, dissolved inorganic carbon and alkalinity, helium / tritium / noble gases and radiocarbon. Underway measurements comprised navigation, currents (ADCP), meteorology, and sea surface temperature and salinity. The remainder of the hydrographic section was executed a year later on RRS James Clark Ross, cruise JR239.

Item Type: Publication - Report (Other)
Additional Information. Not used in RCUK Gateway to Research.: New series incorporating reports from NOC Liverpool and Southampton Sites
Additional Keywords: ADCP, ANDREX, CO2, CFC, CTD, helium, James Cook, LADCP, nutrients, oxygen, oxygen isotope, radiocarbon, SF6, Southern Ocean, tritium, Weddell Sea
Date made live: 24 Jan 2012 14:11 +0 (UTC)
URI: http://nora.nerc.ac.uk/id/eprint/308983

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