DOI: 10.15493/dea.mims.26052224
Walters Shoal Cruise on Algoa Voyage 207, May 2014

The Walters Shoal Cruise was conducted on the Algoa Voyage 207, 15 May to 11 June 2014. The purpose of this cruise was to survey the oceanographic conditions and plankton distributions around Walter Shoal seamount, from beyond the 1000m contour line across the plateau.

DOI: 10.15493/DEA.MIMS.01152023
Raw Expendable Bathythermograph (XBT) casts collected during the Marion Island Relief Voyage on the SA Agulhas II Voyage 045, May 2021

Here we present 58 raw Expendable Bathythermograph (XBT) casts collected in the South West Indian Ridge area and along the Crossroads Transect, between 08 May 2021 and 11 May 2021, during the 2021 Marion Relief Voyage on the SA Agulhas II Voyage 045. The South African component of the international South Atlantic Meridional Overturning Circulation project (SAMOC-SA) aims to characterise the time-mean and time-varying components of the SAMOC in the South Atlantic Ocean and monitor the...

DOI: 10.15493/DEA.MIMS.605203
Analysed Nutrient data from the Integrated Ecosystem Programme: Southern Benguela (IEP:SB) cruise on the Algoa Voyage 235, February 2017

Nutrient data for the Integrated Ecosystem Programme: Southern Benguela (IEP:SB): Feb 2017.IEP:SB focuses on the biologically productive, cold waters of the Benguela Current Large Marine Ecosystem, which are inherently variable on short time-scales and responsive to changing weather patterms. The research aims to provide relevant, reliable and improved assessment of the ecosystem, in support of its effective management, preservation and conservation, so that South Africans can benefit from a...

DOI: 10.15493/DEA.MIMS.605205
Analysed Nutrient data from the Integrated Ecosystem Programme: Southern Benguela (IEP:SB) cruise on the Algoa Voyage 242, August 2017

Nutrient data for the Integrated Ecosystem Programme: Southern Benguela (IEP: SB): Aug 2017 from all stations. IEP:SB focuses on the biologically productive, cold waters of the Benguela Current Large Marine Ecosystem, which are inherently variable on short time-scales and responsive to changing weather patterns. The research aims to provide relevant, reliable and improved assessment of the ecosystem, in support of its effective management, preservation and conservation, so that South...

DOI: 10.15493/DEA.MIMS.605204
Analysed Nutrient data from the Integrated Ecosystem Programme: Southern Benguela (IEP:SB) cruise on the Algoa Voyage 239, May 2017

Nutrient data for the Integrated Ecosystem Programme: Southern Benguela (IEP:SB): May 2017 from all stations.IEP:SB focuses on the biologically productive, cold waters of the Benguela Current Large Marine Ecosystem, which are inherently variable on short time-scales and responsive to changing weather patterms. The research aims to provide relevant, reliable and improved assessment of the ecosystem, in support of its effective management, preservation and conservation, so that South Africans...

DOI: 10.15493/DEA.MIMS.605208
Analysed Nitrate isotope data from the Integrated Ecosystem Programme: Southern Benguela (IEP: SB) cruise on the Algoa Voyage 239, May 2017

Nitrate isotope data for the Integrated Ecosystem Programme: Southern Benguela (IEP:SB): May 2017. IEP:SB focuses on the biologically productive, cold waters of the Benguela Current Large Marine Ecosystem, which are inherently variable on short time-scales and responsive to changing weather patterms. The research aims to provide relevant, reliable and improved assessment of the ecosystem, in support of its effective management, preservation and conservation, so that South Africans can...

DOI: 10.15493/DEA.MIMS.605206
Analysed Nutrient data from the Integrated Ecosystem Programme: Southern Benguela (IEP:SB) cruise on the Algoa Voyage 244, November 2017

Nutrient data for the Integrated Ecosystem Programme: Southern Benguela (IEP: SB): Nov 2017 from all stations. IEP:SB focuses on the biologically productive, cold waters of the Benguela Current Large Marine Ecosystem, which are inherently variable on short time-scales and responsive to changing weather patterns. The research aims to provide relevant, reliable and improved assessment of the ecosystem, in support of its effective management, preservation and conservation, so that South...

DOI: 10.15493/dea.mims.26052161
Raw Expendable Bathythermograph (XBT) casts collected during the 2020 Marion Relief Voyage on SA Agulhas Voyage 042

The South African component of the international South Atlantic Meridional Overturning Circulation project (SAMOC-SA) aims to characterise the time-mean and time-varying components of the SAMOC in the South Atlantic Ocean and monitor the variability of the main Southern Ocean frontal systems associated with the Antarctic Circumpolar Current (ACC), south of Africa. The Crossroads monitoring line, directly under the altimetry track N198, is sampled annually during the Marion Relief voyages,...

DOI: 10.15493/dea.mims.25010010
Raw underway Thermosalinograph (TSG) observations from the SA Agulhas II Voyage 036, April 2019

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 observations are continuously interfaced with navigational information. A temperature sensor close to the intake provides temperature measurements of the incoming water (T1). The temperature of the water inside the...

DOI: 10.15493/dea.mims.25010012
Processed underway Thermosalinograph (TSG) observations from the SA Agulhas II Voyage 041, December 2019

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 observations are continuously interfaced with navigational information. A temperature sensor close to the intake provides temperature measurements of the incoming water (T1). The temperature of the water inside the...

DOI: 10.15493/dea.mims.20210410
Raw underway Thermosalinograph (TSG) observations from the Algoa Voyage 269, October 2020

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 observations are continuously interfaced with navigational information. A temperature sensor close to the intake provides temperature measurements of the incoming water (T1). The temperature of the water inside the...

DOI: 10.15493/dea.mims.20210414
Raw underway Thermosalinograph (TSG) observations from SA Agulhas II Voyage 019, April 2016

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 observations are continuously interfaced with navigational information. A temperature sensor close to the intake provides temperature measurements of the incoming water (T1). The temperature of the water inside the...

DOI: 10.15493/DEA.MIMS.01342023
Raw underway Thermosalinograph (TSG) observations from the SAMBA Monitoring Line cruise on the Algoa Voyage 285, September 2022

Here we present the 6-second resolution raw TSG data collected during the The South Atlantic Meridional Overturning Circulation Basin-wide Array (SAMBA) Monitoring Line cruise, which was conducted on the Algoa Voyage 285 between 27 September 2022 and 07 October 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...

DOI: 10.15493/dea.mims.26052150
Raw Expendable Bathythermograph (XBT) casts collected during the 2014 Marion Relief Voyage on SA Agulhas Voyage 011

The South African component of the international South Atlantic Meridional Overturning Circulation project (SAMOC-SA) aims to characterise the time-mean and time-varying components of the SAMOC in the South Atlantic Ocean and monitor the variability of the main Southern Ocean frontal systems associated with the Antarctic Circumpolar Current (ACC), south of Africa. The Crossroads monitoring line, directly under the altimetry track N198, is sampled annually during the Marion Relief voyages,...

DOI: 10.15493/dea.mims.26052152
Raw Expendable Bathythermograph (XBT) casts collected during the 2015 Marion Relief Voyage on SA Agulhas Voyage 015

The South African component of the international South Atlantic Meridional Overturning Circulation project (SAMOC-SA) aims to characterise the time-mean and time-varying components of the SAMOC in the South Atlantic Ocean and monitor the variability of the main Southern Ocean frontal systems associated with the Antarctic Circumpolar Current (ACC), south of Africa. The Crossroads monitoring line, directly under the altimetry track N198, is sampled annually during the Marion Relief voyages,...

DOI: 10.15493/dea.mims.25010005
Raw underway Thermosalinograph (TSG) observations from the SA Agulhas II Voyage 029, December 2017

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 observations are continuously interfaced with navigational information. A temperature sensor close to the intake provides temperature measurements of the incoming water (T1). The temperature of the water inside the...

DOI: 10.15493/dea.mims.25010008
Raw underway Thermosalinograph (TSG) observations from the SA Agulhas II Voyage 035, November 2018

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 observations are continuously interfaced with navigational information. A temperature sensor close to the intake provides temperature measurements of the incoming water (T1). The temperature of the water inside the...

DOI: 10.15493/DEA.MIMS.03612023
Processed CTD continuous observations from the Anchovy Recruitment on the Africana Voyage 047, August 1986

Here we present processed downcast 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...

DOI: 10.15493/dea.mims.26052154
Raw Expendable Bathythermograph (XBT) casts collected during the 2016 Marion Relief Voyage on SA Agulhas Voyage 019

The South African component of the international South Atlantic Meridional Overturning Circulation project (SAMOC-SA) aims to characterise the time-mean and time-varying components of the SAMOC in the South Atlantic Ocean and monitor the variability of the main Southern Ocean frontal systems associated with the Antarctic Circumpolar Current (ACC), south of Africa. The Crossroads monitoring line, directly under the altimetry track N198, is sampled annually during the Marion Relief voyages,...

DOI: 10.15493/dea.mims.26052156
Raw Expendable Bathythermograph (XBT) casts collected during the 2017 Marion Relief Voyage on SA Agulhas Voyage 024

The South African component of the international South Atlantic Meridional Overturning Circulation project (SAMOC-SA) aims to characterise the time-mean and time-varying components of the SAMOC in the South Atlantic Ocean and monitor the variability of the main Southern Ocean frontal systems associated with the Antarctic Circumpolar Current (ACC), south of Africa. The Crossroads monitoring line, directly under the altimetry track N198, is sampled annually during the Marion Relief voyages,...

DOI: 10.15493/dea.mims.26052153
Processed Expendable Bathythermograph (XBT) casts collected during the 2015 Marion Relief Voyage on SA Agulhas Voyage 015

The South African component of the international South Atlantic Meridional Overturning Circulation project (SAMOC-SA) aims to characterise the time-mean and time-varying components of the SAMOC in the South Atlantic Ocean and monitor the variability of the main Southern Ocean frontal systems associated with the Antarctic Circumpolar Current (ACC), south of Africa. The Crossroads monitoring line, directly under the altimetry track N198, is sampled annually during the Marion Relief voyages,...

DOI: 10.15493/dea.mims.26052155
Processed Expendable Bathythermograph (XBT) casts collected during the 2016 Marion Relief Voyage on SA Agulhas Voyage 019

The South African component of the international South Atlantic Meridional Overturning Circulation project (SAMOC-SA) aims to characterise the time-mean and time-varying components of the SAMOC in the South Atlantic Ocean and monitor the variability of the main Southern Ocean frontal systems associated with the Antarctic Circumpolar Current (ACC), south of Africa. The Crossroads monitoring line, directly under the altimetry track N198, is sampled annually during the Marion Relief voyages,...

DOI: 10.15493/DEA.MIMS.05092023
Processed CTD discrete observations from the West Coast Hake Biomass Survey on the Africana Voyage 054, June 1987

Here we present processed Conductivity-Temperature-Depth (CTD) discrete data from the upcast collected between 16 June and 10 July 1987, during the West Coast Hake Biomass Cruise on the Africana Voyage 054, in the Benguela Current Large Marine Ecosystem (BCLME) region on the west coast of South Africa. Neil Brown MK3 and MK4 CTD instruments were used to measure pressure, temperature and conductivity through the water column during research and monitoring cruises between 1983 and 2000. The...

DOI: 10.15493/DEA.MIMS.05112023
Raw CTD continuous observations from the West Coast Hake Biomass Survey on the Africana Voyage 054, June 1987

Here we present raw Conductivity-Temperature-Depth (CTD) continuous data collected between 16 June and 10 July 1987, during the West Coast Hake Biomass Cruise on the Africana Voyage 054, in the Benguela Current Large Marine Ecosystem (BCLME) region on the west coast of South Africa. Neil Brown MK3 and MK4 CTD instruments were used to measure pressure, temperature and conductivity through the water column during research and monitoring cruises between 1983 and 2000. The scientific targets of...

DOI: 10.15493/DEA.MIMS.04352023
Processed CTD discrete observations from the South Coast Hake Biomass Survey on the Africana Voyage 048, September 1986

Here we present processed Conductivity-Temperature-Depth (CTD) discrete data from the upcast collected between 12 September and 03 October 1986, during the South Coast Hake Biomass Cruise on the Africana Voyage 048, in the southern part of 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 through the water column during research and monitoring cruises...