Cruise reports from the marine monitoring

Reports from SMHI's regular marine monitoring programme. Data presented in the reports have been subject to preliminary quality control procedures only.

Cruise report from R/V Argos week 2, 2011

Surface water temperatures were low in the Kattegat but normal in the remainder of the area. Surface nutrient concentrations were normal in most areas, except for phosphate, which was higher than normal in the Bornholm Basin, and silicate, that also was above normal in the Bornholm Basin and in the …

 
Type: Report
Author: Lars Andersson
Published: Jan, 2011
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Cruise report from R/V Argos week 48-49, 2010

Surface water temperatures, from the Skagerrak to Gulf of Bothnia, were lower than normal. Above normal phosphate and silicate concentrations were recorded in the surface waters of the Western Gotland Basin, in the Bornholm Basin and in the Gulf of Bothnia. Oxygen concentrations below 2 ml/l were …

 
Type: Report
Author: Bodil Thorstensson
Published: Dec, 2010
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Cruise report from R/V Argos week 38-39 and 41-43, 2010

The oxygen situation in the deep water of the Baltic Proper continues to be serious. About one sixth (~17%) of the bottom area in the Baltic Proper are affected by anoxia (oxygen free, with toxic hydrogen sulphide present) corresponding to ~10% of the water volume. Acute oxygen deficiency, with …

 
Type: Report
Author: Lars Andersson, Martin Hansson, Philip Axe
Published: Dec, 2010
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Cruise report from R/V Argos week 46-47, 2010

 
Type: Report
Author: Lars Andersson
Published: Nov, 2010
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Cruise report from R/V Argos week 45, 2010

Surface water temperatures were normal in the whole area and nutrient levels were also normal expect from silicate which was lower than normal in parts of the Baltic Proper and in the Kattegat. Oxygen levels in the deep water of the Arkona Basin and Hanö Bight were good. In the Bornholm Basin the …

 
Type: Report
Author: Martin Hansson
Published: Nov, 2010
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Cruise report from R/V Argos week 40, 2010

Surface water temperatures and nutrient levels were normal in the whole area. Oxygen levels in the bottom water of the Arkona Basin were good. At BY4 (Christiansö) in the Bornholm Basin new water, with an oxygen content of nearly 4 ml/l, had penetrated in close to the bottom. In the intermediate …

 
Type: Report
Author: Bengt Yhlen
Published: Oct, 2010
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Cruise report from R/V Argos week 37, 2010

Nutrient levels in surface water were normal throughout the investigated area except in the Bornholm Basin where silicate was slightly lower. In the Baltic Proper oxygen concentrations below 2 ml/l were observed at depths exceeding 40 to 80 meters and at the bottom in the eastern part of Arkona …

 
Type: Report
Author: Bodil Thorstensson
Published: Sep, 2010
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Cruise report from R/V Argos week 33, 2010

Surface water temperatures were normal in the Skagerrak, Kattegat and in most of the Baltic Proper. Nutrient levels in surface water were normal throughout the investigated area except in the Arkona Basin where silicate was slightly low. In the the Baltic Proper oxygen concentrations below 2 ml/l …

 
Type: Report
Author: Bengt Yhlen
Published: Aug, 2010
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Cruise report from R/V Argos week 29, 2010

Surface water temperatures were normal in the Skagerrak, while it was above normal in the Kattegat and Baltic Proper. Nutrient levels in surface water were normal throughout the investigated area. In the main part of the Baltic Proper oxygen concentrations below 2 ml/l were observed at depths …

 
Type: Report
Author: Lars Andersson
Published: Jul 26, 2010
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Cruise report from R/V Argos week 26, 2010

Surface water temperatures were normal in the Skagerrak and Kattegat, but above normal in the Baltic Proper. Nutrient concentrations were normal in the whole investigated area. In the main part of the Baltic Proper oxygen concentrations below 2 ml/l were observed at depths exceeding 70 to 80 …

 
Type: Report
Author: Lars Andersson
Published: Jul, 2010
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