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 Aranda week 14-15, 2019

The sea surface temperature was between 2.9–6.5 ºC, coldest in the northern parts of the Baltic Proper and warmest in Skagerrak and Kattegat. The sea surface salinity was as highest 30.5 in the open Skagerrak and as lowest 6.8 in the Baltic Proper and the salinity was above normal at some stations …

 
Type: Report
Author: Karin Wesslander
Published: Apr, 2019
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Cruise report from R/V Aranda week 38-39, 2018

The cruise was initially delayed for some hours, and there were some problems with the generators resulting in inability to maintain full speed of the vessel during the cruise. Shortly before arriving Lysekil, information was given stating that other bookings of R/V Aranda had priority, and the …

 
Type: Report
Author: Johan Kronsell
Published: Mar, 2019
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Cruise report from R/V Aranda week 45-46, 2018

In large parts of the deep water in the Baltic Proper the oxygen concentration was close to zero. Anoxic conditions, when hydrogen sulphide can form, were found in both the Western and the Eastern Gotland Basin from 80-90 meters depth. In the Bornholm Basin the oxygen concentration went down to 0.4 …

 
Type: Report
Author: Johan Kronsell
Published: Mar, 2019
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Cruise report from R/V Aranda week 49-50, 2018

In large parts of the Baltic Proper, the oxygen concentration in the deep water was close to zero. Anoxic conditions, when hydrogen sulphide can form, were found at all stations sampled in the Western and Eastern Gotland Basin. The depths where hydrogen sulphide were first detected at the visited …

 
Type: Report
Author: Johan Kronsell
Published: Mar, 2019
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Cruise report from R/V Aranda week 2-3, 2019

The cruise, which is part of the Swedish national marine monitoring programme visited stations in the Skagerrak, the Kattegat, the Sound and the Baltic Proper. In the Kattegat and the Sound the winter pool of nutrients were mapped.

As usual had large parts of the deep water in the Baltic Proper …

 
Type: Report
Author: Johan Kronsell
Published: Mar, 2019
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Cruise report from R/V Aranda week 7-8, 2019

The February cruise, which is part of the Swedish national marine monitoring program, covered the Skagerrak, the Kattegat, the Sound and the Baltic Proper. In the Baltic Proper winter mapping of nutrients was performed.

In the northern and westerns parts of the Baltic Proper there was hydrogen …

 
Type: Report
Author: Lena Viktorsson
Published: Feb, 2019
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Cruise report from R/V DANA week 4-6, 2019

The expedition was included within SLU:s International Bottom Trawl Survey and covered the Skagerrak and the Kattegat.

Mapping of winter nutrient conditions was performed in the Skagerrak and 14 stations with complete hydrography were sampled. In the Kattegat area 12 stations were sampled with ctd …

 
Type: Report
Author: Anna-Kerstin Thell
Published: Feb, 2019
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Cruise report from R/V Aranda week 42, 2018

Initial problems with our CTD caused some delays since a thorough troubleshooting had to be performed. The problem turned out to be the computer and probably a malfunctioning serial port. The computer could temporarily be replaced until we reached Lysekil, there a permanent replacement computer was …

 
Type: Report
Author: Örjan Bäck
Published: Nov, 2018
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Cruise report from R/V DANA week 34-35, 2018

The expedition was included within SLU:s International Bottom Trawl Survey and covered the Skagerrak and the Kattegat. Also during the expedition, SMHIs standard frequent stations were visited. In Skagerrak 9 stations with complete hydrography were sampled in the Skagerrak and 12 stations in the …

 
Type: Report
Author: Anna-Kerstin Thell
Published: Oct, 2018
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Cruise report from R/V DANA week 35-36, 2018

The cruise, which is part of the Swedish pelagic monitoring program, visited the Sound, the Baltic Proper and parts of the Kattegat. In the Kattegat, Anholt E represents the entire sea area since neither N14 nor Fladen were sampled. This is otherwise done during a regular monitoring cruise. Due to …

 
Type: Report
Author: Johan Kronsell
Published: Oct, 2018
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