DOI: 10.15493/DEA.MIMS.09872023
Raw underway Thermosalinograph (TSG) observations from the Transkei Shelf Oceanography Cruise on the Algoa Voyage 241, July 2017

Here we present the 6-second resolution raw Thermosalinograph (TSG) data collected between 12 July 2017 and 14 August 2017 during the Transkei Shelf Oceanography on the RS Algoa Voyage 241. A SeaBird SBE45 TSG is used to opportunistically collect underway near-surface temperature and conductivity measurements during research and monitoring cruises. Water is continuously pumped to the TSG from an intake located in the hull of the vessel, and the observations are continuously interfaced with...

DOI: 10.15493/DEA.MIMS.43122022
Processed CTD continuous observations from the Plankton Frontal Zone on the Africana Voyage 027, December 1984

This is processed downcast Conductivity-Temperature-Depth (CTD) continuous data from the Plankton Frontal Zone on the Africana Voyage 027. The cruise operated in the Benguela Current Large Marine Ecosystem (BCLME) region on the west coast of South Africa. The Plankton Frontal Zone cruise was carried out on the Africana Voyage 027 from 6 to 13 December 1984.

DOI: 10.15493/DEA.MIMS.53122022
Raw CTD continuous observations from the West Coast Hake Biomass on the Africana Voyage 033, July 1985

This is raw Conductivity-Temperature-Depth (CTD) continuous data from the West Coast Hake Biomass on the Africana Voyage 033, collected between 1 and 21 July 1985. The cruise operated in the Benguela Current Large Marine Ecosystem (BCLME) region on the west coast of South Africa. The objectives of this cruise were to survey by means of trawling the abundance of adult and recruiting hake; to investigate the diurnal cycle of hake and other demersal species; to investigate the environment and...

DOI: 10.15493/DEA.MIMS.35122022
Processed CTD continuous observations from the West Coast Hake Biomass on the Africana Voyage 022, July 1984

This is processed downcast Conductivity-Temperature-Depth (CTD) continuous data from the West Coast Hake Biomass cruise on the Africana Voyage 022 collected between 3 and 28 July 1984. The cruise operated in the Benguela Current Large Marine Ecosystem (BCLME) region on the west coast of South Africa. The objectives of this cruise were to survey by means of trawling the abundance of adult and recruiting hake; to investigate the diurnal cycle and the environment of hake and other demersal...

DOI: 10.15493/DEA.MIMS.63122022
Processed CTD continuous observations from the West Coast Hake Biomass on the Africana Voyage 039, January 1986

This is processed downcast Conductivity-Temperature-Depth (CTD) continuous data from the West Coast Hake Biomass on the Africana Voyage 039, collected between 08 January and 05 February 1986. The cruise operated in the Benguela Current Large Marine Ecosystem (BCLME) region on the west coast of South Africa. The objectives of this cruise were to survey by means of trawling the abundance of adult and recruiting hake; to investigate the diurnal cycle of hake and other demersal species; to...

DOI: 10.15493/DEA.MIMS.39122022
Processed CTD continuous observations from the West Coast Physical Oceanography on the Africana Voyage 025, October 1984

This is processed downcast Conductivity-Temperature-Depth (CTD) continuous data from the West Coast Physical Oceanography on the Africana Voyage 025, collected between 25 and 31 October 1984. The cruise operated in the Benguela Current Large Marine Ecosystem (BCLME) region on the west coast of South Africa. The objectives of this cruise included studying shelf circulation in the vicinity of Port Nolloth by placing three current meter moorings across the shelf; exploring the deep circulation...

DOI: 10.15493/DEA.MIMS.55122022
Processed CTD continuous observations from the Spanish-Namibian Environmental Cruise (SNEC) on the Africana Voyage 035, September 1985

This is processed downcast Conductivity-Temperature-Depth (CTD) continuous data from the Spanish-Namibian Environmental Cruise (SNEC) on the Africana Voyage 035, collected between 16 September and 06 October 1985. The cruise operated in the Benguela Current Large Marine Ecosystem (BCLME) region on the west coast of South Africa. The objective of this cruise was to investigate the hydrology and plankton of the coastal waters off Nambia between 20 S and 26 S.

DOI: 10.15493/DEA.MIMS.65122022
Raw CTD continuous observations from the West Coast Hake Biomass on the Africana Voyage 039, January 1986

This is raw Conductivity-Temperature-Depth (CTD) continuous data from the West Coast Hake Biomass on the Africana Voyage 039, collected between 08 January and 05 February 1986. The cruise operated in the Benguela Current Large Marine Ecosystem (BCLME) region on the west coast of South Africa. The objectives of this cruise were to survey by means of trawling the abundance of adult and recruiting hake; to investigate the diurnal cycle of hake and other demersal species; to investigate the...

DOI: 10.15493/DEA.MIMS.07122022
Raw CTD continuous observations from the West Coast Physical Oceanography cruise on the Africana Voyage 016, February 1984

This is raw Conductivity-Temperature-Depth (CTD) continuous data from the West Coast Physical Oceanography cruise on the Africana Voyage 016 collected between 03 and 04 February 1984. The cruise operated in the Benguela Current Large Marine Ecosystem (BCLME) region on the west coast of South Africa. The objectives of this cruise were to conduct torsional vibration trials to meet the requirements of Lloyds, to retrieve and deploy two thermistor chain/current meter moorings and to conduct CTD...

DOI: 10.15493/DEA.MIMS.20122022
Processed CTD continuous observations from the Plankton Shoal Ecology cruise on the Africana Voyage 020, May 1984

This is processed downcast Conductivity-Temperature-Depth (CTD) continuous data from the Plankton Shoal Ecology cruise on the Africana Voyage 020 collected between 21 May and 29 May 1984. The cruise operated in the Benguela Current Large Marine Ecosystem (BCLME) region on the west coast of South Africa. This Plankton Shoal Ecology cruise is the second of two and comprised an extensive grid (stations E01-E14), an intensive grid (stations SH01-12 to SH05-24) and a 1x1 nautical mile box grid...

DOI: 10.15493/DEA.MIMS.12122022
Processed CTD continuous observations from the Shoal Ecology Cruise on the Africana Voyage 018, April 1984

This is processed downcast Conductivity-Temperature-Depth (CTD) continuous data from the Shoal Ecology Cruise on the Africana Voyage 018 collected between 9 and 19 April 1984. The cruise operated in the Benguela Current Large Marine Ecosystem (BCLME) region on the west coast of South Africa. The objectives of this cruise were to obtain a broad picture of pelagic fish shoal distribution in relation to the prevailing mesoscale environmental features; to investigate intensively the diel shoal...

DOI: 10.15493/DEA.MIMS.25112022
Processed CTD continuous observations from the West Coast Hake Biomass Survey on the Africana Voyage 015, January 1984

This is processed downcast CTD continuous data from the West Coast Hake Biomass Survey on the Africana Voyage 015 from 05 - 31 January 1984. The cruise operated in the Benguela Current Large Marine Ecosystem (BCLME) region on the west coast of South Africa. The purpose of this cruise was to survey by means of trawling the abundance of recruiting and adult hake between the Orange River and longitude 20° E. The objectives also included investigating the diurnal cycle of hake and other demersal...

DOI: 10.15493/DEA.MIMS.08122022
Processed CTD continuous observations from the Coastal Current Meter Programme on the Africana Voyage 017, March 1984

This is processed downcast Conductivity-Temperature-Depth (CTD) continuous data from the Coastal Current Meter Programme on the Africana Voyage 017 collected between 19 and 27 March 1984. The cruise operated in the Benguela Current Large Marine Ecosystem (BCLME) region on the west coast of South Africa. The objectives of this cruise were to retrieve ten moorings, eight on the shelf and two on the shelf break between Cape Columbine and Port Nolloth; to deploy three moorings in the coastal...

DOI: 10.15493/DEA.MIMS.27112022
Raw CTD continuous observations from the West Coast Hake Biomass Survey on the Africana Voyage 015, January 1984

This is raw CTD continuous data from the West Coast Hake Biomass Survey on the Africana Voyage 015 from 05 - 31 January 1984. The cruise operated in the Benguela Current Large Marine Ecosystem (BCLME) region on the west coast of South Africa. The purpose of this cruise was to survey by means of trawling the abundance of recruiting and adult hake between the Orange River and longitude 20° E. The objectives also included investigating the diurnal cycle of hake and other demersal species, to...

DOI: 10.15493/DEA.MIMS.47122022
Processed CTD continuous observations from the West Coast Hake Biomass on the Africana Voyage 028, January 1985

This is processed downcast Conductivity-Temperature-Depth (CTD) continuous data from the West Coast Hake Biomass on the Africana Voyage 028, collected between 7 and 30 January 1985. The cruise operated in the Benguela Current Large Marine Ecosystem (BCLME) region on the west coast of South Africa. The objectives of this cruise were to survey by means of trawling the abundance of adult and recruiting hake; to investigate the diurnal cycle and the environment of hake and other demersal...

DOI: 10.15493/DEA.MIMS.41122022
Raw CTD continuous observations from the West Coast Physical Oceanography on the Africana Voyage 025, October 1984

This is raw Conductivity-Temperature-Depth (CTD) continuous data from the West Coast Physical Oceanography on the Africana Voyage 025, collected between 25 and 31 October 1984. The cruise operated in the Benguela Current Large Marine Ecosystem (BCLME) region on the west coast of South Africa. The objectives of this cruise included studying shelf circulation in the vicinity of Port Nolloth by placing three current meter moorings across the shelf; exploring the deep circulation in the Cape...

DOI: 10.15493/DEA.MIMS.37122022
Raw CTD continuous observations from the West Coast Hake Biomass on the Africana Voyage 022, July 1984

This is raw Conductivity-Temperature-Depth (CTD) continuous data from the West Coast Hake Biomass cruise on the Africana Voyage 022 collected between 3 and 28 July 1984. The cruise operated in the Benguela Current Large Marine Ecosystem (BCLME) region on the west coast of South Africa. The objectives of this cruise were to survey by means of trawling the abundance of adult and recruiting hake; to investigate the diurnal cycle and the environment of hake and other demersal species; to carry...

DOI: 10.15493/DEA.MIMS.67122022
Processed CTD continuous observations from the West Coast Hake Biomass on the Africana Voyage 046, July 1986

This is processed downcast Conductivity-Temperature-Depth (CTD) continuous data from the West Coast Hake Biomass on the Africana Voyage 046. The cruise operated in the Benguela Current Large Marine Ecosystem (BCLME) region on the west coast of South Africa. The West Coast Hake Biomass was carried out on the Africana Voyage 046 from 1 to 24 July 1986.

DOI: 10.15493/DEA.MIMS.62122022
Raw CTD continuous observations from the Anchovy Spawning Stock Survey on the Africana Voyage 038, November 1985

This is raw Conductivity-Temperature-Depth (CTD) continuous data from the Anchovy Spawning Stock Survey on the Africana Voyage 038, collected between 11 and 29 November 1985. The cruise operated in the Benguela Current Large Marine Ecosystem (BCLME) region on the west coast of South Africa and the Agulhas Current Large Marine Ecosystem (ACLME) on the south coast of South Africa. The objectives of this cruise were to assess the size of the anchovy spawning stock in Cape waters by acoustic...

DOI: 10.15493/DEA.MIMS.61122022
Processed CTD continuous observations from the Anchovy Spawning Stock Survey on the Africana Voyage 038, November 1985

This is processed downcast Conductivity-Temperature-Depth (CTD) continuous data from the Anchovy Spawning Stock Survey on the Africana Voyage 038, collected between 11 and 29 November 1985. The cruise operated in the Benguela Current Large Marine Ecosystem (BCLME) region on the west coast of South Africa and the Agulhas Current Large Marine Ecosystem (ACLME) on the south coast of South Africa. The objectives of this cruise were to assess the size of the anchovy spawning stock in Cape waters...

DOI: 10.15493/DEA.MIMS.45122022
Raw CTD continuous observations from the Plankton Frontal Zone on the Africana Voyage 027, December 1984

This is raw Conductivity-Temperature-Depth (CTD) continuous data from the Plankton Frontal Zone on the Africana Voyage 027. The cruise operated in the Benguela Current Large Marine Ecosystem (BCLME) region on the west coast of South Africa. The Plankton Frontal Zone cruise was carried out on the Africana Voyage 027 from 6 to 13 December 1984.

DOI: 10.15493/DEA.MIMS.14122022
Raw CTD continuous observations from the Shoal Ecology Cruise on the Africana Voyage 018, April 1984

This is raw Conductivity-Temperature-Depth (CTD) continuous data from the Shoal Ecology Cruise on the Africana Voyage 018 collected between 9 and 19 April 1984. The cruise operated in the Benguela Current Large Marine Ecosystem (BCLME) region on the west coast of South Africa. The objectives of this cruise were to obtain a broad picture of pelagic fish shoal distribution in relation to the prevailing mesoscale environmental features; to investigate intensively the diel shoal behaviour...

DOI: 10.15493/DEA.MIMS.10122022
Raw CTD continuous observations from the Coastal Current Meter Programme on the Africana Voyage 017, March 1984

This is raw Conductivity-Temperature-Depth (CTD) continuous data from the Coastal Current Meter Programme on the Africana Voyage 017 collected between 19 and 27 March 1984. The cruise operated in the Benguela Current Large Marine Ecosystem (BCLME) region on the west coast of South Africa. The objectives of this cruise were to retrieve ten moorings, eight on the shelf and two on the shelf break between Cape Columbine and Port Nolloth; to deploy three moorings in the coastal zone between Cape...

DOI: 10.15493/DEA.MIMS.18122022
Raw CTD continuous observations from the West Coast Physical Oceanography cruise on the Africana Voyage 019, May 1984

This is raw Conductivity-Temperature-Depth (CTD) continuous data from the West Coast Physical Oceanography cruise on the Africana Voyage 019 collected between 7 and 17 May 1984. The cruise operated in the Benguela Current Large Marine Ecosystem (BCLME) region on the west coast of South Africa. Africana Cruise 019 lasted from May 7 to May 17th 1984 and undertook several scientific tasks. The first part of the cruise was mostly devoted to bathymetric and geophysical (continuous reflection...

DOI: 10.15493/DEA.MIMS.16122022
Processed CTD continuous observations from the West Coast Physical Oceanography cruise on the Africana Voyage 019, May 1984

This is processed downcast Conductivity-Temperature-Depth (CTD) continuous data from the West Coast Physical Oceanography cruise on the Africana Voyage 019 collected between 7 and 17 May 1984. The cruise operated in the Benguela Current Large Marine Ecosystem (BCLME) region on the west coast of South Africa. Africana Cruise 019 lasted from May 7 to May 17th 1984 and undertook several scientific tasks. The first part of the cruise was mostly devoted to bathymetric and geophysical (continuous...