Cruise report from R/V Argos week 46, 2001

Type: Report
Author: Bodil Thorstensson


The temperature of the surface water in the Skagerrak was some degree higher than normal. The nutrient concentrations were higher than normal in the Kattegat and the oxygen content of the bottom water was lower. Nutrient conditions and surface water temperatures were normal for the season in the Baltic. Hydrogen sulphide was found in the Bornholm, Karlsö and Norrköping Deep from 80-90 meters and from 150 meters in the Landsort Deep, while an inflow of saline water had reached Christiansö and the bottom water was oxygenous.