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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.18112022
Integrated Ecosystem Programme: Southern Benguela (IEP:SB) on the Algoa Voyage 272, May 2021

This Integrated Ecosystem Programme: Southern Benguela (IEP:SB) May 2021 cruise was conducted on the Algoa Voyage 272 in May 2021. This is a long-term monitoring line conducted off the coast of Kleinsee, Namaqualand, Elands/St Helena Bay and Scarborough on the west coast of South Africa. The IEP:SB in 2013 consolidated a long-term, multi-decadal time-series (from 1951 onward) of information for this important region and has continued monitoring in the form of the IEP:SB. The programme is a...

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.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.07542023
Raw underway Thermosalinograph (TSG) observations from Algoa Voyage 271, March 2021

Here we present the 6-second resolution raw Thermosalinograph (TSG) data collected, between 08 March and 15 March 2021, during Voyage 271 on the RS Algoa. 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 navigational information. A...

DOI: 10.15493/DEA.MIMS.07532023
Processed underway Thermosalinograph (TSG) observations from the Algoa Voyage 271, March 2021

Here we present the 6-second resolution processed Thermosalinograph (TSG) data collected, between 08 March and 15 March 2021, during Voyage 271 on the RS Algoa. 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 navigational information. A...

DOI: 10.15493/dea.mims.20210409
Processed 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.20210408
South Atlantic Meridional Overturning Circulation Basin-wide Array (SAMBA) cruise on the Algoa Voyage 269, September - October 2020

Servicing and re-deployment of scientific equipment along the South Atlantic Meridional Overturning Circulation Basin-wide Array (SAMBA) Monitoring Line in the South-East Atlantic Ocean. Algoa Voyage 269 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, between 21 September 2020 and 16 October 2020.

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.26500009
Integrated Ecosystem Programme: Southern Benguela (IEP:SB) on the Algoa Voyage 268, February 2020

The Integrated Ecosystem Programme: Southern Benguela (IEP:SB) was conducted on the Algoa Voyage 286, February 2020. 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, planktonic, microbial, seabird and benthic ecosystem...

DOI: 10.15493/dea.mims.25010002
Raw underway Thermosalinograph (TSG) observations from Algoa Voyage 268, February - March 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.25010001
Processed underway Thermosalinograph (TSG) observations from Algoa Voyage 268, February - March 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.10542023
Processed underway Thermosalinograph (TSG) observations from the Integrated Ecosystem Programme: Southern Benguela (IEP: SB) on the Algoa Voyage 255, November 2018

Here we present the 6-second resolution processed Thermosalinograph (TSG) data collected between 20 November and 28 November 2018 during the Integrated Ecosystem Programme: Southern Benguela (IEP:SB) on the RS Algoa Voyage 255. 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...

DOI: 10.15493/DEA.MIMS.250121-10
Integrated Ecosystem Programme: Southern Benguela (IEP:SB) on the Algoa Voyage 255, November 2018

This Integrated Ecosystem Programme: Southern Benguela (IEP:SB) cruise was conducted on the Algoa Voyage 255 in November 2018. This is a long-term monitoring line conducted off the coast of Kleinsee, Namaqualand, Elands/St Helena Bay and Scarborough on the west coast of South Africa. The IEP:SB in 2013 consolidated a long-term, multi-decadal time-series (from 1951 onward) of information for this important region and has continued monitoring in the form of the IEP:SB. The programme is a...

DOI: 10.15493/DEA.MIMS.10552023
Raw underway Thermosalinograph (TSG) observations from the Integrated Ecosystem Programme: Southern Benguela (IEP: SB) on the Algoa Voyage 255, November 2018

Here we present the 6-second resolution raw Thermosalinograph (TSG) data collected between 20 November and 28 November 2018 during the Integrated Ecosystem Programme: Southern Benguela (IEP:SB) on the RS Algoa Voyage 255. 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...

DOI: 10.15493/DEA.MIMS.07502023
West Coast Whale Cruise - In-depth sampling of humpback whale feeding super-groups on the Algoa Voyage 254, November 2018

The West Coast Whale Cruise was conducted on the Algoa Voyage 254 between 1 and 14 November 2018. The cruise operated between the shelf, slope and offshore regions (<2000m depth) off the west coast of South Africa, between Cape Point (-34.36.111, 18.38064) and Groenriviermond (-30.8277, 17.52061). 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, Mammal Research...

DOI: 10.15493/DEA.MIMS.07522023
Raw underway Thermosalinograph (TSG) observations from the Algoa Voyage 254, November 2018

Here we present the 6-second resolution raw thermosalinograph (TSG) data collected, between 01 November and 14 November 2018, during Voyage 254 on the RS Algoa. 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...

DOI: 10.15493/DEA.MIMS.07512023
Processed underway Thermosalinograph (TSG) observations from the Algoa Voyage 254, November 2018

Here we present the 6-second resolution processed thermosalinograph (TSG) data collected, between 01 November and 14 November 2018, during Voyage 254 on the RS Algoa. 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...

DOI: 10.15493/DEA.MIMS.10532023
Raw underway Thermosalinograph (TSG) observations from the South Atlantic Meridional Overturning Circulation Basin-wide Array (SAMBA) Monitoring Line cruise on the Algoa Voyage 253, October 2018

Here we present the 6-second resolution raw Thermosalinograph (TSG) data collected between 01 October and 16 October 2018 during the South Atlantic Meridional Overturning Circulation Basin-wide Array (SAMBA) Monitoring Line cruise on the RS Algoa Voyage 253. 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...

DOI: 10.15493/DEA.MIMS.11472023
South Atlantic Meridional Overturning Circulation Basin-wide Array (SAMBA) Monitoring Line on the Algoa Voyage 253, October 2018

The South Atlantic Meridional Overturning Circulation Basin-wide Array (SAMBA) Monitoring Line in the South-East Atlantic Ocean was conducted on the RS Algoa Voyage 253 from 01 October to 18 October 2018. The cruise operated from Slangkop, off Cape Town, westwards to 15° E, in the South Atlantic Ocean along the SAMBA transect. The objectives of the cruise were to recover an Acoustic Doppler Current Profiler (ADCP) mooring (M4) along the Integrated Ecosystem Programme (IEP)’s Scarborough...

DOI: 10.15493/DEA.MIMS.10522023
Processed underway Thermosalinograph (TSG) observations from the South Atlantic Meridional Overturning Circulation Basin-wide Array (SAMBA) Monitoring Line cruise on the Algoa Voyage 253, October 2018

Here we present the 6-second resolution processed Thermosalinograph (TSG) data collected between 01 October and 16 October 2018 during the South Atlantic Meridional Overturning Circulation Basin-wide Array (SAMBA) Monitoring Line cruise on the RS Algoa Voyage 253. 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...

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Chl-a data from the Integrated Ecosystem Programme: Southern Benguela (IEP:SB) on Algoa Voyage 248, May 2018

First look at Chl-a data from a survey of West Coast of South Africa, Algoa Voyage V248, as part of the Integrated Ecosystem Programme.

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Preliminary processed CTD continuous observations from the Algoa Voyage 246, February 2018

SeaBird CTD Conductivity-Temperature-Depth (CTD) instruments were used to measure pressure, temperature and conductivity through the water column. During some cruises additional instruments for oxygen, fluorescence, Photosynthetically Available Radiation (PAR), Surface PAR (SPAR), turbidity, beam attenuation, beam transmission measurements were connected to the CTD unit. Here we present preliminary processed downcast CTD continuous data collected between 15 February 2018 and 22 February...

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Preliminary processed CTD discrete observations from the Algoa Voyage 246, February 2018

SeaBird CTD Conductivity-Temperature-Depth (CTD) instruments were used to measure pressure, temperature and conductivity through the water column. During some cruises additional instruments for oxygen, fluorescence, Photosynthetically Available Radiation (PAR), Surface PAR (SPAR), turbidity, beam attenuation, beam transmission measurements were connected to the CTD unit. Here we present preliminary processed CTD discrete data from the upcast collected between 15 February 2018 and 22 February...

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Chl-a data from the Integrated Ecosystem Programme: Southern Benguela (IEP:SB) on Algoa Voyage 246, February 2018

First look at Chl-a data from a survey of West Coast of South Africa, Algoa Voyage 246, as part of the Integrated Ecosystem Programme from the 15 to 22 February 2018. 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...