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.64122022
Processed CTD discrete observations from the West Coast Hake Biomass on the Africana Voyage 039, January 1986

This is processed Conductivity-Temperature-Depth (CTD) discrete 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.01192023
Processed underway Thermosalinograph (TSG) observations from the SAMBA Monitoring Line cruise on the Algoa Voyage 275, September 2021

Here we present the 6-second resolution processed Thermosalinograph (TSG) data collected on the Algoa Voyage 275 on the South Atlantic Meridional Overturning Circulation Basin-wide Array (SAMBA) Monitoring Line in the South-East Atlantic Ocean, between 13 September and 3 October 2021. 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...

DOI: 10.15493/DEA.MIMS.01242023
Raw 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 raw 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 vessel, and the...

DOI: 10.15493/DEA.MIMS.01282023
Raw 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 raw 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, and the observations are...

DOI: 10.15493/DEA.MIMS.01332023
Processed underway Thermosalinograph (TSG) observations from the SAMBA Monitoring Line cruise on the Algoa Voyage 285, September 2022

Here we present the 6-second resolution processed Thermosalinograph (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...

DOI: 10.15493/DEA.MIMS.01112023
South Atlantic Meridional Overturning Circulation Basin-wide Array (SAMBA) Monitoring Line cruise on the Algoa Voyage 275, September 2021

The South Atlantic Meridional Overturning Circulation Basin-wide Array (SAMBA) Monitoring Line in the South-East Atlantic Ocean was conducted on the Algoa Voyage 275 from 13 September to 7 October 2021. The cruise operated from Cape Town towards Slangkop and westwards to 0° E, in an easterly direction in the South Atlantic Ocean along the SAMBA Monitoring Line (34.5°S). The objectives of the cruise were to recover, service and deploy 10 CPIES/PIES on the SAMBA transect; attempt to locate and...

DOI: 10.15493/DEA.MIMS.01132023
South Atlantic Meridional Overturning Circulation Basin-wide Array (SAMBA) Monitoring Line cruise on the Algoa Voyage 285, September 2022

The South Atlantic Meridional Overturning Circulation Basin-wide Array (SAMBA) Monitoring Line in the South-East Atlantic Ocean was conducted on the Algoa Voyage 285 from 27 September to 07 October 2022. The cruise operated from Slangkop, off Cape Town, westwards to 11° E, in the South Atlantic Ocean along the SAMBA transect and south of Hondeklipbaai on the West coast. The objectives of the cruise were to recover an Acoustic Doppler Current Profiler (ADCP) mooring (M4) along the Integrated...

DOI: 10.15493/DEA.MIMS.68122022
Processed CTD discrete observations from the West Coast Hake Biomass on the Africana Voyage 046, July 1986

This is processed Conductivity-Temperature-Depth (CTD) discrete 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.01372023
Processed near-surface underway Thermosalinograph (TSG) observations from the Marion Island Relief Voyage on the SA Agulhas II Voyage 045, May 2021

Here we present the 6-second resolution processed Thermosalinograph (TSG) data collected between 09 April 2021 and 12 May 2021 during the 2021 Marion Relief Voyage on the SA Agulhas II Voyage 045. 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...

DOI: 10.15493/DEA.MIMS.01422023
Raw Expendable Bathythermograph (XBT) casts collected during the 2022 Marion Relief Voyage on the SA Agulhas II Voyage 051, May 2022

Here we present 49 raw Expendable Bathythermograph (XBT) casts collected in the South West Indian Ridge area and along the Crossroads Transect, between 18 May 2022 and 21 May 2022, during the 2022 Marion Relief Voyage on the SA Agulhas II Voyage 051. 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.01432023
Processed Expendable Bathythermograph (XBT) casts collected during the 2022 Marion Relief Voyage on the SA Agulhas II Voyage 051, May 2022

Here we present 49 processed Expendable Bathythermograph (XBT) casts collected in the South West Indian Ridge area and along the Crossroads Transect, between 18 May 2022 and 21 May 2022, during the 2022 Marion Relief Voyage on the SA Agulhas II Voyage 051. 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.03632023
Processed CTD discrete observations from the Anchovy Recruitment on the Africana Voyage 047, August 1986

Here we present processed Conductivity-Temperature-Depth (CTD) discrete data from the upcast 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...

DOI: 10.15493/DEA.MIMS.01362023
Raw near-surface underway temperature and salinity (TSG) observations from SA Agulhas II Voyage 049, December 2021

Here we present the 6-second resolution raw Thermosalinograph (TSG) data collected between 03 December 2021 and 28 January 2022 during the South African National Antarctic Expedition (SANAE) cruise on the SA Agulhas II Voyage 049. 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.01402023
Processed near-surface underway temperature and salinity (TSG) observations from the SEAmester and ASCA Scientific Cruise on the SA Agulhas II Voyage 052, June 2022

Here we present the 6-second resolution processed Thermosalinograph (TSG) data collected on the SEAmester and Agulhas System Climate Array (ASCA) Scientific Cruise on the SA Agulhas II Voyage 052 between 27 June and 07 July 2022. The cruise operated from Cape Town to the ASCA transect (~ 34°S) off Hamburg in the Eastern Cape, South West Indian Ocean. A SeaBird SBE45 Thermosalinograph (TSG) is used to opportunistically collect underway near-surface temperature and conductivity measurements...

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.01412023
Raw near-surface underway temperature and salinity (TSG) observations from the SEAmester and ASCA Scientific Cruise on the SA Agulhas II Voyage 052, June 2022

Here we present the 6-second resolution raw Thermosalinograph (TSG) data collected on the SEAmester and Agulhas System Climate Array (ASCA) Scientific Cruise on the SA Agulhas II Voyage 052 between 27 June and 07 July 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.01382023
Raw near-surface underway Thermosalinograph (TSG) observations from the Marion Island Relief Voyage on the SA Agulhas II Voyage 045, May 2021

Here we present the 6-second resolution raw Thermosalinograph (TSG) data collected between 09 April 2021 and 12 May 2021 during the 2021 Marion Relief Voyage on the SA Agulhas II Voyage 045. 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...

DOI: 10.15493/dea.mims.26500003
Compilation of validated and processed data (deck, flow and count) from the St Helena Bay Monitoring Line (SHBML) on the Africana Voyage 269, January 2011

Compilation of processed and validated data of mesozooplankton along the St Helena Bay Monitoring Line (SHBML) (now under the Integrated Ecosystem Programme: Southern Benguela) on the Africana, Voyage 269, from 11 to 13 January 2011. This includes the validated flow, processed counts and validated ship`s information. This is ready for analysis by a user. The St Helena Bay Monitoring Line was initiated as a BENEFIT-driven project on "shipboard monitoring" which linked with similar lines run...

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...