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Citation:
Bauerfeind, E et al. (1983): Biological and chemical oceanographic profiles from the equatorial Atlantic. doi:10.1594/PANGAEA.763534,
Supplement to: Bauerfeind, Eduard; Boje, Rolf; Fahrbach, Eberhard; Lenz, Jürgen (1983): Planktological and chemica data from the equatorial Atlantic at 22°W obtained in February to June 1979 ("FGGE-Equator '79"). Berichte aus dem Institut für Meereskunde an der Christian-Albrechts Universität Kiel, 110, 157 pp, hdl:10013/epic.37779.d001
Abstract:
The volume presents planktological and chemical data collected during cruise No. 51 of RV "Meteor" to the equatorial Atlantic (FGGE '79) from February to June 1979. A standard section along the meridian 22° W across the equator was sampled ten times between 2° S and 3° N. Together with a temperature and salinity profile, concentrations of oxygen, nutrients and chlorophyll a were analyzed in water samples down to a depth of 250 m. Solar radiation and light depths were measured for determination of primary productivity of the euphotic zone according to the simulated in situ method. Zooplankton biomass was estimated in 5 depth intervals down to 300 m by means of a multiple opening and closing net equipped with a mesh size of 100 µm.
Coverage:
Median Latitude: 0.269583 * Median Longitude: -21.812710 * South-bound Latitude: -2.005000 * West-bound Longitude: -22.151700 * North-bound Latitude: 3.015000 * East-bound Longitude: -21.073330
Date/Time Start: 1979-02-02T08:33:00 * Date/Time End: 1979-06-13T14:53:00
Event(s):
M51_010-1 * * Latitude: 3.008330 * Longitude: -22.000000 * Date/Time: 1979-02-02T08:33:00 * Elevation: -4485.0 m * Location: North Atlantic Ocean * * Campaign: M51 (FGGE-Equator ´79 - First GARP Global Experiment) * * Basis: Meteor (1964) * * Device: CTD/Rosette *
M51_011-1 * * Latitude: 2.761660 * Longitude: -22.016660 * Date/Time: 1979-02-02T12:30:00 * Elevation: -4490.0 m * Location: North Atlantic Ocean * * Campaign: M51 (FGGE-Equator ´79 - First GARP Global Experiment) * * Basis: Meteor (1964) * * Device: CTD/Rosette *
M51_013-1 * * Latitude: 2.320000 * Longitude: -22.030000 * Date/Time: 1979-02-02T18:55:00 * Elevation: -4630.0 m * Location: North Atlantic Ocean * * Campaign: M51 (FGGE-Equator ´79 - First GARP Global Experiment) * * Basis: Meteor (1964) * * Device: CTD/Rosette *
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