DOI: 10.15493/DEA.MIMS.04292023
Raw CTD continuous observations from the Anchovy Recruitment on the Africana Voyage 047, August 1986

Here we present raw Conductivity-Temperature-Depth (CTD) continuous data collected between 04 August and 29 August 1986, during the Pelagic Winter Survey on the Africana Voyage 047, in the southern part of the Benguela Current Large Marine Ecosystem (BCLME) region on the west coast of South Africa and in the Agulhas Current Large Marine Ecosystem (ACLME) on the south coast of South Africa. Neil Brown MK3 and MK4 CTD instruments were used to measure pressure, temperature and conductivity...

DOI: 10.15493/dea.mims.200521-4
Raw drop camera image data to investigate benthic invertebrate fauna and associated habitats of the Southern Benguela Ecoregion, Algoa Voyage 263, August 2019

This is raw drop camera image data from the Southern Benguela Cruise, which was conducted in the Southern Benguela Ecoregion on the Algoa Voyage 263, August 2019. This study focuses on providing a better understanding of the benthic invertebrate communities and associated habitats of three priority areas within the southernmost portion of the Southern Benguela Ecoregion. This includes Robben Island, the Table Mountain National Park Marine Protected Area (TMNP MPA) and the newly proposed Seas...

DOI: 10.15493/dea.mims.200521-2
Raw images of physical specimens from the dredge to investigate benthic invertebrate fauna of the Southern Benguela Ecoregion on the Algoa Voyage 263, August 2019

This is raw dredge image data from the Southern Benguela Cruise, which was conducted in the Southern Benguela Ecoregion on the Algoa Voyage 263, August 2019. This study focuses on providing a better understanding of the benthic invertebrate communities and associated habitats of three priority areas within the southernmost portion of the Southern Benguela Ecoregion. This includes Robben Island, the Table Mountain National Park Marine Protected Area (TMNP MPA) and the newly proposed Seas of...

DOI: 10.15493/dea.mims.200521-3
Processed data of physical specimens from the dredge to investigate benthic invertebrate fauna of the Southern Benguela Ecoregion on Algoa Voyage 263, August 2019

This is processed dredge data from the Southern Benguela Cruise, which was conducted in the Southern Benguela Ecoregion on the Algoa Voyage 263, August 2019. This study focuses on providing a better understanding of the benthic invertebrate communities and associated habitats of three priority areas within the southernmost portion of the Southern Benguela Ecoregion. This includes Robben Island, the Table Mountain National Park Marine Protected Area (TMNP MPA) and the newly proposed Seas of...

DOI: 10.15493/dea.mims.26500015
Compilation of validated and processed data (deck, flow and count) from the St Helena Bay Monitoring Line (SHBML) on the Algoa Voyage 091, February 2001

Compilation of processed and validated data of mesozooplankton along the St Helena Bay Monitoring Line (SHBML) (now under the Integrated Ecosystem Programme: Southern Benguela (IEP:SB)) on the Algoa, Voyage 091, from 05 to 08 February 2001. This includes the validated flow, processed counts and validated ship`s information. This is ready for analysis by a user. 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...

DOI: 10.15493/dea.mims.200521-5
Processed drop camera data to investigate benthic invertebrate fauna and associated habitats of the Southern Benguela Ecoregion on Algoa Voyage 263, August 2019

This is processed drop camera data from the Southern Benguela Cruise, which was conducted in the Southern Benguela Ecoregion on the Algoa Voyage 263, August 2019. This study focuses on providing a better understanding of the benthic invertebrate communities and associated habitats of three priority areas within the southernmost portion of the Southern Benguela Ecoregion. This includes Robben Island, the Table Mountain National Park Marine Protected Area (TMNP MPA) and the newly proposed Seas...

DOI: 10.15493/dea.mims.200521-7
Processed grab camera data to investigate substrate categories associated with benthic invertebrate fauna of the Southern Benguela Ecoregion on the Algoa Voyage 263, August 2019

This is processed grab data from the Southern Benguela Cruise, which was conducted in the Southern Benguela Ecoregion on the Algoa Voyage 263, August 2019. This study focuses on providing a better understanding of the benthic invertebrate communities and associated habitats of three priority areas within the southernmost portion of the Southern Benguela Ecoregion. This includes Robben Island, the Table Mountain National Park Marine Protected Area (TMNP MPA) and the newly proposed Seas of...

DOI: 10.15493/dea.mims.200521-8
Raw ski monkey camera image data to investigate benthic invertebrate fauna and associated habitats of the Southern Benguela Ecoregion on the Algoa Voyage 263, August 2019

This is raw ski monkey image data from the Southern Benguela Cruise, which was conducted in the Southern Benguela Ecoregion on the Algoa Voyage 263, August 2019. This study focuses on providing a better understanding of the benthic invertebrate communities and associated habitats of three priority areas within the southernmost portion of the Southern Benguela Ecoregion. This includes Robben Island, the Table Mountain National Park Marine Protected Area (TMNP MPA) and the newly proposed Seas...

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Processed and corrected CTD data from the Transkei Shelf Oceanography Cruise on the Algoa 241, July 2017

This is processed and corrected Conductivity, Temperature, Depth (CTD) data from the Transkei Shelf Oceanography Cruise on the Algoa 241, 12 July to 11 August, 2017. The area covered includes the Transkei shelf and continental slope (20m to 1000m), of the Eastern Cape, between Cape St Francis and Port Shepstone in the South-West Indian Ocean.Our knowledge of the distribution of offshore benthic biodiversity on the Transkei shelf is very limited. The region between Algoa Bay and Port Edward...

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Raw CTD data from the Marion Island Relief Voyage on the SA Agulhas II Voyage 007, April 2013

This is raw Conductivity, Temperature, Depth (CTD) data from the Marion Island Relief Voyage on the SA Agulhas II Voyage 007, 10 April to 16 May 2013.The 2013 Marion Relief Voyage 007 on board South Africa’s new polar research and supply vessel, the SA Agulhas II, afforded yet another opportunity to conduct multi-institutional (DEA, DAFF, UCT, SAEON, Rhodes Univ.) and multi-disciplinary ship-based oceanographic research that focused on links and interactions between air and sea, ocean...

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Processed Chlorophyll data from the International Indian Ocean Expedition 2 (IIOE2) cruise on SA Agulhas II Voyage 032, June 2018

The International Indian Ocean Expedition 2 (IIOE2) is a collaborative regional cruise to build capacity and strength within Africa. The focus will be on developing students in the region in the areas of physical oceanography, chemistry, biological oceanography, benthic biodiversity, marine top predators and marine plastics. This is processed Chlorophyll data collected from Niskin Bottles from the IIOE2 cruise on SA Agulhas II Voyage 032, between the 10th June and 13th July 2018.

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Raw SADCP data from Gough Island Relief / Tristan da Cunha on SA Agulhas II Voyage 009, September 2013

This is raw Shipboard Acoustic Doppler Current Profilers (SADCP) data from the Marion Island Relief Voyage on the SA Agulhas II Voyage 007, 10 April to 16 May 2013. The 2013 Marion Relief Voyage 007 on board South Africa’s new polar research and supply vessel, the SA Agulhas II, afforded yet another opportunity to conduct multi-institutional (DEA, DAFF, UCT, SAEON, Rhodes University) and multi-disciplinary ship-based oceanographic research that focused on links and interactions between air...

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Raw SADCP data from the Marion Island Relief Voyage on the SA Agulhas II Voyage 015, April 2015

This is raw Shipboard Acoustic Doppler Current Profiler (SADCP) data from the Marion Island Relief Voyage on the SA Agulhas II Voyage 015 from 9 April to 15 May, 2015. The 2015 Marion Relief Voyage on board South Africa’s polar research and supply vessel MV SA Agulhas II offered yet another opportunity to conduct multi-disciplinary ship-based oceanographic research focusing on links and interactions between air and sea, ocean physics, chemistry, biogeochemistry and biology, including...

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Processed Conductivity Temperature Depth (CTD) data from the Marion Island Relief Voyage on the SA Agulhas II Voyage 030, April 2018

This processed Conductivity, Temperature, Depth (CTD) data from Marion Island Relief Voyage on the SA Agulhas II Voyage 030 from 13 April to 28 April 2018. The Conductivity, Temperature, Depth (CTD) data is uncalibrated and not verified. The 2018 Marion Relief Voyage 030 offered the 6th opportunity to conduct multi-disciplinary, shipbased marine research focusing on links and interactions between air and sea, ocean physics, chemistry, biogeochemistry and biology, including microbial and...

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Raw SDS data from the Marion Island Annual Relief Voyage on the SA Agulhas II Voyage 024, April 2017

This is raw Scientific Data System (SDS) data from the Marion Island Annual Relief Voyage on the MV SA Agulhas II Voyage 024, 06 April to 12 May 2017. The 2017 Marion Relief Voyage offered the fifth opportunity to conduct multi-disciplinary, shipbased marine research focusing on links and interactions between air and sea, ocean physics, chemistry, biogeochemistry and biology, including microbial, planktic and benthic communities on board South Africa’s polar research and supply vessel MV SA...

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Raw SDS data from the Marion Island Relief Voyage on SA Agulhas II Voyage 011, April 2014

This is Scientific Data System (SDS) data from the Marion Island Relief Voyage on SA Agulhas II Voyage 011, 14 April to 14 May 2014. The 2014 Marion Relief Voyage on board South Africa’s polar research and supply vessel MV SA Agulhas II, offered another opportunity to conduct multi-disciplinary ship-based oceanographic research focusing on links and interactions between air and sea, ocean physics, chemistry, biogeochemistry and biology. The overall aim was to continue contributing to the...

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Processed Shipboard Acoustic Doppler Current Profiler (SADCP) data from the International Indian Ocean Expedition 2 (IIOE2) cruise on SA Agulhas II Voyage 028, October 2017

This is processed Shipboard Acoustic Doppler Current Profiler (SADCP) data from the IIOE2 cruise on SA Agulhas II Voyage 028 in October, 2017. The International Indian Ocean Expedition 2 is a collaborative regional cruise to build capacity and strength within Africa. The focus will be on developing students in the region in the areas of physical oceanography, chemistry, biological oceanography, benthic biodiversity, marine top predators and marine plastics.

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Processed Shipboard Acoustic Doppler Current Profiler (SADCP) data from the International Indian Ocean Expedition 2 (IIOE2) cruise on SA Agulhas II Voyage 032, June 2018

The International Indian Ocean Expedition 2 (IIOE2) is a collaborative regional cruise to build capacity and strength within Africa. The focus will be on developing students in the region in the areas of physical oceanography, chemistry, biological oceanography, benthic biodiversity, marine top predators and marine plastics. This is processed Shipboard Acoustic Doppler Current Profiler (SADCP) data from the IIOE2 cruise on SA Agulhas II Voyage 032, between the 10th June and 13th July 2018.

DOI: 10.15493/dea.mims.26500004
Processed Dissolved Inorganic Carbon (DIC) and Total Alkalinity (TA) data from the International Indian Ocean Expedition 2 (IIOE2) cruise on SA Agulhas II Voyage 028 in October 2017

This is processed Dissolved Inorganic Carbon (DIC) and Total Alkalinity (TA) data from the IIOE2 cruise on SA Agulhas II Voyage 028, between 14 October and 15 November 2017. The International Indian Ocean Expedition 2 is a collaborative regional cruise to build capacity and strength within Africa. The focus will be on developing students in the region in the areas of physical oceanography, chemistry, biological oceanography, benthic biodiversity, marine top predators and marine plastics.

DOI: 10.15493/DEA.MIMS.01172023
Processed underway Thermosalinograph (TSG) observations from the Integrated Ecosystem Programme: Southern Benguela (IEP:SB) cruise on the Algoa Voyage 272, May 2021

Here we present the 6-second resolution processed Thermosalinograph (TSG) data collected between 14 May and 21 May 2021 during the Integrated Ecosystem Programme: Southern Benguela (IEP:SB) cruise on the Algoa Voyage 272. A SeaBird SBE45 Thermosalinograph (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...

DOI: 10.15493/DEA.MIMS.01182023
Raw underway Thermosalinograph (TSG) observations from the Integrated Ecosystem Programme: Southern Benguela (IEP:SB) cruise on the Algoa Voyage 272, May 2021

Here we present the 6-second resolution raw Thermosalinograph (TSG) data collected between 14 May and 21 May 2021 during the Integrated Ecosystem Programme: Southern Benguela (IEP:SB) cruise on the Algoa Voyage 272. A SeaBird SBE45 Thermosalinograph (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...

DOI: 10.15493/DEA.MIMS.01232023
Processed underway Thermosalinograph (TSG) observations from the Integrated Ecosystem Programme: Southern Benguela (IEP:SB) on the Algoa Voyage 279, February 2022

Here we present the 6-second resolution processed Thermosalinograph (TSG) data collected during the Integrated Ecosystem Programme: Southern Benguela (IEP:SB) cruise on the Algoa Voyage 279 between 04 February and 12 February 2022. A SeaBird SBE45 Thermosalinograph (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...

DOI: 10.15493/DEA.MIMS.01272023
Processed underway Thermosalinograph (TSG) observations from the Integrated Ecosystem Programme: Southern Benguela (IEP:SB) on the Algoa Voyage 283, August 2022

Here we present the 6-second resolution processed Thermosalinograph (TSG) data collected on the Integrated Ecosystem Programme: Southern Benguela (IEP:SB) cruise on the Algoa Voyage 283 between 10 August and 17 August 2022. A SeaBird SBE45 Thermosalinograph (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,...

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.40122022
Processed CTD discrete observations from the West Coast Physical Oceanography on the Africana Voyage 025, October 1984

This is processed Conductivity-Temperature-Depth (CTD) discrete 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...