The 2014 Greenland-Portugal GEOVIDE bottle data (GO-SHIP A25 and GEOTRACES GA01)
|Temporal extent||2014-05-15 -2014-06-30|
|Author(s)||Perez Fiz1, Treguer Paul2, Branellec Pierre3, García-Ibáñez Maribel I.1, Lherminier Pascale3, Sarthou Géraldine4|
|Contributor(s)||Gallinari Morgane, Le Goff Manon, Grossteffan Emilie, Desprez De Gesincourt Floriane, Carracedo Lidia, Alonso Fernando|
|Affiliation(s)||1 : Instituto de Investigaciones Marinas (IIM, CSIC), Eduardo Cabello 6, 36208 Vigo, Spain
2 : Univ. Brest, Environmental Sciences Laboratory (LEMAR, UMR 6539) at the European Institute for Marine Studies (IUEM), 29280 Plouzané, France
3 : Ifremer, Univ. Brest, CNRS, IRD, LOPS UMR 6523, IUEM, F-29280, Plouzané, France
4 : CNRS, Environmental Sciences Laboratory (LEMAR, UMR 6539) at the European Institute for Marine Studies (IUEM), 29280 Plouzané, France
|Keyword(s)||OVIDE, GEOTRACES, water mass, circulation, CTD, North Atlantic, biogeochemistry, carbon cycle|
The GEOVIDE cruise was carried out coast to coast between Portugal and Newfoundland via the south tip of Greenland, following the OVIDE line in the eastern part and crossing the Labrador Sea in the western part. The classical hydrographic rosette was cast 163 times at 78 different geographical positions called stations. While the CTD-O2 probe acquired continuous profiles of the “physical” variables (pressure, temperature, salinity and dissolved oxygen), 22 Niskin bottles were closed at different levels during the upcast to provide samples for biogeochemical analysis. After calibration, we find precisions for pressure, temperature, salinity and dissolved oxygen that fit the GO-SHIP international quality requirements. In parallel, but not simultaneously, a trace-metal rosette (TMR) was cast 53 times, also acquiring profiles of physical variables, and equipped with 24 Go-Flo bottles adapted for the sampling of trace metals. Depending on the number of operations, stations were identified as “Short” (one single CTD cast), “Large” (3 CTD casts), “XLarge” (up to 6) and “Super” (up to 11). All along the track of the ship, current magnitude and direction was measured by Ship Acoustic Doppler Current Profilers, down to 1000m depth.
This dataset reports for the classical rosette bottle data for the following Essential Ocean Variables: salinity, dissolved oxygen, total alkalinity, pH, nitrates and silicic acid. It also reports on the measurements of the CTD-O2 probe at the bottle levels: pressure, temperature, salinity and dissolved oxygen.
|Acknowledgements||We gratefully acknowledge the crew of the R/V Pourquoi Pas? vessel and her captain Gilles Ferrand for their help and assistance during the cruise.|
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