Cruise report from R/V Argos week 49-50, 1999

Type: Report
Author: Mats Ohlson


The weather was windy, from 4 m/s to 34 m/s. The surface water temperatures were between 2.1 and 4.8°C in the Gulf of Bothnia, 4.7 and 6.8°C in the Baltic proper, 5.0 and 5.9°C in the Sound and the Kattegatt, and 4.4 and 8.4 in the Skagerrak. Oxygen concentrations below 2 ml/l were found at 125 m and deeper in both the eastern and the western Gotland basins. New incoming dense water was found at BY4 and BY5 in the Bornholm basin.