DOI: 10.15493/DEA.MIMS.250121-12
St Helena Bay Monitoring Line (SHBML) on the Ellen Kuzwayo Voyage 097, September 2011

This St Helena Bay Monitoring Line (SHBML) cruise was conducted on the Ellen Kuzowayo Voyage 097 in September 2011.This is a long-term monitoring line conducted off the coast of Elands/St Helena Bay on the west coast of South Africa. SHBML started in 2000 as a BENEFIT-driven project on "shipboard monitoring" which linked with similar lines run in Namibia and Angola. The aims were to obtain seasonal and interannual information on the hydrology and productivity of the area. It was incorporated...

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Raw CTD data from the Integrated Ecosystem Programme: Southern Benguela (IEP:SB) on RV Algoa Voyage 229, August 2016

Raw Conductivity, Temperature, Depth (CTD) data from the Integrated Ecosystem Programme: Southern Benguela on Algoa Voyage 229, 10 - 19 August 2016. The Integrated Ecosystem Programme: Southern Benguela is a multi-disciplinary, multi-institutional platform to undertake relevant science in the Southern Benguela; also functioning as a platform for collaboration and learning. All projects aim to develop an ecosystem indicator that can be used to effectively monitor and understand the Southern...

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Raw SPAR data from the Integrated Ecosystem Programme: Southern Benguela (IEP:SB) on RV Algoa Voyage 239, May 2017

This is raw Surface Photosynthetically Active Radiation (SPAR) data from the Integrated Ecosystem Programme: Southern Benguela (IEP:SB) onboard the Algoa Voyage 239 (ALG239) from 22 to 29 May 2017. This programme is a multi-disciplinary, multi-institutional platform to undertake relevant science in the Southern Benguela; also functioning as a platform for collaboration and learning. All projects aim to develop an ecosystem indicator that can be used to effectively monitor and understand the...

DOI: 10.15493/dea.mims.26052363
Processed CTD discrete observations from the Africana Voyage 006, February 1983

Neil Brown MK3 and MK4 Conductivity-Temperature-Depth (CTD) instruments were used to measure pressure, temperature and conductivity through the water column during research and monitoring cruises between 1983 and 2000. Here, we present processed CTD discrete data from the upcast collected between 22 February 1983 and 28 February 1983 during Voyage 006 on the Africana in the Benguela Current Large Marine Ecosystem (BCLME) region on the west coast of South Africa.

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Raw SADCP data from the Integrated Ecosystem Programme: Southern Benguela (IEP:SB) on RV Algoa Voyage 220, November 2015

This is raw Shipboard Acoustic Doppler Current Profiler (SADCP) data from the Integrated Ecosystem Programme: Southern Benguela on Algoa Voyage 220, 18 - 25 November 2015. The Integrated Ecosystem Programme: Southern Benguela is a multi-disciplinary, multi-institutional platform to undertake relevant science in the Southern Benguela; also functioning as a platform for collaboration and learning. All projects aim to develop an ecosystem indicator that can be used to effectively monitor and...

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South African Weather Service (SAWS) data from the Integrated Ecosystem Programme: Southern Benguela (IEP:SB) on RV Algoa Voyage 220, November 2015

This is South African Weather Service (SAWS) data from the Integrated Ecosystem Programme: Southern Benguela on Algoa Voyage 220, 18 - 25 November 2015. The Integrated Ecosystem Programme: Southern Benguela is a multi-disciplinary, multi-institutional platform to undertake relevant science in the Southern Benguela; also functioning as a platform for collaboration and learning. All projects aim to develop an ecosystem indicator that can be used to effectively monitor and understand the...

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Raw CTD data from the Integrated Ecosystem Programme: Southern Benguela (IEP:SB) on RV Algoa Voyage 220, November 2015

This is raw Conductivity, Temperature, Depth (CTD) data from the Integrated Ecosystem Programme: Southern Benguela on Algoa Voyage 220, 18 - 25 November 2015. The Integrated Ecosystem Programme: Southern Benguela is a multi-disciplinary, multi-institutional platform to undertake relevant science in the Southern Benguela; also functioning as a platform for collaboration and learning. All projects aim to develop an ecosystem indicator that can be used to effectively monitor and understand the...

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Pre-processed chlorophyll-a data from the Integrated Ecosystem Programme: Southern Benguela (IEP:SB) on RV Algoa Voyage 220, November 2015

This is pre-processed chlorophyll-a data from the Integrated Ecosystem Programme: Southern Benguela on Algoa Voyage 220, 18 - 25 November 2015. The Integrated Ecosystem Programme: Southern Benguela is a multi-disciplinary, multi-institutional platform to undertake relevant science in the Southern Benguela; also functioning as a platform for collaboration and learning. All projects aim to develop an ecosystem indicator that can be used to effectively monitor and understand the Southern...

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SDS data from the Integrated Ecosystem Programme: Southern Benguela (IEP:SB) on RV Algoa Voyage 220, November 2015

This is Scientific Data System (SDS) data from the Integrated Ecosystem Programme: Southern Benguela on Algoa Voyage 220, 18 - 25 November 2015. The Integrated Ecosystem Programme: Southern Benguela is a multi-disciplinary, multi-institutional platform to undertake relevant science in the Southern Benguela; also functioning as a platform for collaboration and learning. All projects aim to develop an ecosystem indicator that can be used to effectively monitor and understand the Southern...

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Raw TSG data from the Integrated Ecosystem Programme: Southern Benguela (IEP:SB) on RV Algoa Voyage 220, November 2015

This is raw Thermosalinograph (TSG) data from the Integrated Ecosystem Programme: Southern Benguela on Algoa Voyage 220, 18 - 25 November 2015. The Integrated Ecosystem Programme: Southern Benguela is a multi-disciplinary, multi-institutional platform to undertake relevant science in the Southern Benguela; also functioning as a platform for collaboration and learning. All projects aim to develop an ecosystem indicator that can be used to effectively monitor and understand the Southern...

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Raw CTD data from the West Coast Cetacean Distribution and Abundance Survey on the RV Algoa Voyage 231, October 2016

Raw Conductivity, Temperature, Depth (CTD) data for the 2016 West Coast Cetacean Cruise. The survey operated on the shelf and slope regions off the west coast of South Africa, between Area 1 (Dassen Island, 18.23669, -33.457 and Groenriviermond, 17.52061, -30.8277) and Area 2 (North-East Robben Island and Cape Point). This cruise was undertaken for data collection as part of a collaborative project led by the Department of Environmental Affairs (DEA) in collaboration with the Whale Unit,...

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Raw SAWS Weather data from ACEP Deep Secrets: The Outer Shelf and Slope Ecosystems of the Eastern Cape on the RV Algoa Voyage 230, September 2016

This is raw SAWS weather data collected on the ACEP Deep Secrets Cruise which set out to fill in gaps and shed light on the priority areas and research questions identified during the recent Marine Protected Area and Marine Spatial Planning Initiatives of Operation Phakisa’s Marine Protection and Governance Lab. Using underwater cameras (SkiMonkey and Drop camera), grabs, dredges and a CTD the study aimed to improve our knowledge on marine offshore habitats, as well as to build understanding...

DOI: 10.15493/dea.mims.26052254
Winter Shakedown Cruise on SA Agulhas II Voyage 003, July 2012

The Winter Shakedown Cruise was conducted on the SA Agulhas II, Voyage 003, 9 July to 6 August, 2012. The cruise started in Cape Town and went down to the GoodHope Line then up to the Prince Edward Islands, on to Port Elizabeth and then back to Cape Town.After the arrival of SA Agulhas II back to South Africa, an inaugural Southern Ocean cruise was undertaken, which included a multidisciplinary program to measure oceanographic and biological parameters that characterise the state of the...

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Raw SADCP data from the Integrated Ecosystem Programme cruise: Southern Benguela (IEP:SB) on the RV Algoa Voyage 223, February 2016

This is raw Shipboard Acoustic Doppler Current Profiler (SADCP) data from the Integrated Ecosystem Programme (IEP) cruise: Southern Benguela on the Algoa V223, 8 - 17 February 2016. The Integrated Ecosystem Programme: Southern Benguela is a multi-disciplinary, multi-institutional platform to undertake relevant science in the Southern Benguela; also functioning as a platform for collaboration and learning. All projects aim to develop an ecosystem indicator that can be used to effectively...

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Raw SADCP data from the Integrated Ecosystem Programme: Southern Benguela (IEP:SB) on RV Algoa Voyage 239, May 2017

This is raw Shipboard Acoustic Doppler Current Profiler (SADCP) data from the Integrated Ecosystem Programme: Southern Benguela (IEP:SB) onboard the Algoa Voyage 239 (ALG239) from 22 to 29 May 2017. This programme is a multi-disciplinary, multi-institutional platform to undertake relevant science in the Southern Benguela; also functioning as a platform for collaboration and learning. All projects aim to develop an ecosystem indicator that can be used to effectively monitor and understand the...

DOI: 10.15493/dea.mims.01022027
Processed CTD continuous observations from the Africana Voyage 009, May 1983

Neil Brown MK3 and MK4 Conductivity-Temperature-Depth (CTD) instruments were used to measure pressure, temperature and conductivity through the water column during research and monitoring cruises between 1983 and 2000. Here we present processed downcast CTD continuous data collected during Voyage 009 on the Africana, in the Benguela Current Large Marine Ecosystem (BCLME) region on the west coast of South Africa, between 5 May 1983 and 29 May 1983.

DOI: 10.15493/DEA.MIMS.250121-13
St Helena Bay Monitoring Line (SHBML) on the Africana Voyage 275, 1 - 5 August 2011

This St Helena Bay Monitoring Line (SHBML) cruise was conducted on the Africana Voyage 275 from 1 to 5 August 2011.This is a long-term monitoring line conducted off the coast of Elands/St Helena Bay on the west coast of South Africa. SHBML started in 2000 as a BENEFIT-driven project on "shipboard monitoring" which linked with similar lines run in Namibia and Angola. The aims were to obtain seasonal and interannual information on the hydrology and productivity of the area. It was incorporated...

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Raw CTD data from the Integrated Ecosystem Programme cruise: Southern Benguela (IEP:SB) on the RV Algoa Voyage 232, November 2016

This is raw Conductivity, Temperature, Depth (CTD) data from the Integrated Ecosystem Programme (IEP) cruise: Southern Benguela on the Algoa V232, 15 - 26 November, 2016. The Integrated Ecosystem Programme is a multi-disciplinary, multi-institutional platform to undertake relevant science in the Southern Benguela; also functioning as a platform for collaboration and learning. All projects aim to develop an ecosystem indicator that can be used to effectively monitor and understand the...

DOI: 10.15493/dea.mims.26052255
Gough Island Relief on the SA Agulhas II Voyage 004, September 2012

The Gough Island Relief Voyage is an annual cruise undertaken by the Department of Environmental Affairs (DEA) to change the overwintering team in Gough Island and to replenish the supplies at the British’s leased Gough Island Research base. The cruise also serves as a means to transport the residents and/or visitors to Tristan da Cunha using a signed agreement between South Africa and United Kingdom (UK). This voyage was to deliver the Gough 58 team to the island and return with the Gough...

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Raw CTD data from the Integrated Ecosystem Programme cruise: Southern Benguela (IEP:SB) on the RV Algoa Voyage 223, February 2016

This is raw Conductivity, Temperature, Depth (CTD) data from the Integrated Ecosystem Programme (IEP) cruise: Southern Benguela on the Algoa V223, 8 - 17 February 2016. The Integrated Ecosystem Programme: Southern Benguela is a multi-disciplinary, multi-institutional platform to undertake relevant science in the Southern Benguela; also functioning as a platform for collaboration and learning. All projects aim to develop an ecosystem indicator that can be used to effectively monitor and...

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Raw SDS data from the Integrated Ecosystem Programme cruise: Southern Benguela (IEP:SB) on the RV Algoa Voyage 232, November 2016

This is raw Scientific Data System (SDS) data from the Integrated Ecosystem Programme (IEP) cruise: Southern Benguela on the Algoa V232, 15 - 26 November, 2016. The Integrated Ecosystem Programme is a multi-disciplinary, multi-institutional platform to undertake relevant science in the Southern Benguela; also functioning as a platform for collaboration and learning. All projects aim to develop an ecosystem indicator that can be used to effectively monitor and understand the Southern Benguela...

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Chl-a data from the Integrated Ecosystem Programme cruise: Southern Benguela (IEP:SB) on the RV Algoa Voyage 232, November 2016

This is chl-a data from the Integrated Ecosystem Programme (IEP) cruise: Southern Benguela on the Algoa V232, 15 - 26 November, 2016. The Integrated Ecosystem Programme is a multi-disciplinary, multi-institutional platform to undertake relevant science in the Southern Benguela; also functioning as a platform for collaboration and learning. All projects aim to develop an ecosystem indicator that can be used to effectively monitor and understand the Southern Benguela i.e physical, chemical,...

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Processed CTD data from the Integrated Ecosystem Programme cruise: Southern Benguela (IEP:SB) on the RV Algoa Voyage 223, February 2016

This is processed Conductivity, Temperature, Depth (CTD) cruise data from the Integrated Ecosystem Programme (IEP) cruise: Southern Benguela on the Algoa V223, 8 - 17 February 2016. The Integrated Ecosystem Programme: Southern Benguela is a multi-disciplinary, multi-institutional platform to undertake relevant science in the Southern Benguela; also functioning as a platform for collaboration and learning. All projects aim to develop an ecosystem indicator that can be used to effectively...

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Raw TSG data from the Integrated Ecosystem Programme cruise: Southern Benguela (IEP:SB) on the RV Algoa Voyage 232, November 2016

This is raw Thermosalinograph (TSG) data from the Integrated Ecosystem Programme (IEP) cruise: Southern Benguela on the Algoa V232, 15 - 26 November, 2016. The Integrated Ecosystem Programme is a multi-disciplinary, multi-institutional platform to undertake relevant science in the Southern Benguela; also functioning as a platform for collaboration and learning. All projects aim to develop an ecosystem indicator that can be used to effectively monitor and understand the Southern Benguela i.e...

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Processed and corrected CTD data from the Integrated Ecosystem Programme cruise: Southern Benguela (IEP:SB) on the RV Algoa Voyage 223, February 2016

This is processed and corrected Conductivity, Temperature, Depth (CTD) data from the Integrated Ecosystem Programme (IEP) cruise: Southern Benguela on the Algoa V223, 8 - 17 February 2016. The Integrated Ecosystem Programme: Southern Benguela is a multi-disciplinary, multi-institutional platform to undertake relevant science in the Southern Benguela; also functioning as a platform for collaboration and learning. All projects aim to develop an ecosystem indicator that can be used to...