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 Svea week 49-50, 2023

During the expedition, as part of the Swedish pelagic monitoring program, the Skagerrak, the Kattegat, the Sound, the Baltic Proper, and the Bothnian Bay were visited. In the Bothnian Bay, SMHI and Umeå Marine Research Centre (UMF) conducted joint mapping, including nutrients.

The surface water …

 
Type: Report
Author: Helena Björnberg, Lena Viktorsson, Martin Hansson
Published: Jan, 2024
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Cruise report from R/V Svea week 46, 2023

During the cruise, which is part of the Swedish pelagic monitoring program, the Skagerrak, the Kattegat, the Sound and the Baltic Proper were visited.

The temperature in the surface water had decreased slightly since the last cruise and was now 8–12 °C. This is normal for the time of year except …

 
Type: Report
Author: Karin Wesslander
Published: Nov, 2023
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Cruise report from R/V Svea week 42-43, 2023

During the cruise, which is part of the national marine monitoring programme of Sweden, oceanographic environmental monitoring was performed in the Skagerrak, the Kattegat, the Sound and the Baltic Proper.

The conditions in the sea areas around Sweden were largely influenced by the storm that …

 
Type: Report
Author: Martin Hansson
Published: Nov, 2023
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Cruise report from R/V Svea week 37-38, 2023

The Skagerrak, the Kattegat, Öresund and the Baltic Proper were visited during this cruise, which is part of the national marine monitoring programme of Sweden.

The warm weather in September had caused the water temperature in the surface water to rise since August in all areas except in the …

 
Type: Report
Author: Örjan Bäck
Published: Oct, 2023
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Cruise report from R/V Svea week 34-35, 2023

SMHI performed an oxygen and nutrient mapping survey within SLU Aqua’s cruise; International Bottom Trawl Survey (IBTS Q3), that covers the Skagerrak, the North Sea and the Kattegat. SMHI joins the cruise to perform CTD measurements in connection to each trawl and to take water samples for …

 
Type: Report
Author: Martin Hansson
Published: Oct, 2023
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Cruise report from R/V Svea week 32-33, 2023

During the expedition, which is part of the Swedish national marine monitoring programme, the Skagerrak, the Kattegat, the Sound and the Baltic Proper were visited.

The water temperature in the surface water varied between 10 – 17°C which is low for the season and at several stations it had …

 
Type: Report
Author: Karin Wesslander
Published: Aug, 2023
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Cruise report from R/V Svea week 28, 2023

During the expedition, which is part of the Swedish national marine monitoring programme, the Skagerrak, the Kattegat, the Sound and the Baltic Proper were visited.

Sea surface temperatures were found to be within normal range at all visited areas, with values between 15 - 18℃. Likewise, surface …

 
Type: Report
Author: Helena Björnberg
Published: Aug, 2023
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Cruise report from R/V Svea week 19, 2023

During the expedition, which is part of the Swedish national marine monitoring programme, the Skagerrak, the Kattegat, the Sound and the Baltic Proper were visited.

The expedition was a collaboration with Stockholm University, and in addition to SMHI's regular sampling, bottom sediment grabs were …

 
Type: Report
Author: Johan Kronsell
Published: Jul, 2023
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Cruise report from R/V Svea week 24, 2023

During the expedition, which is part of the Swedish pelagic monitoring program, visits were made to the Skagerrak, the Kattegat, the Sounds and the Baltic Proper.

Concentrations of nutrients in the surface waters, in the form of dissolved inorganic phosphorus and dissolved inorganic nitrogen, were …

 
Type: Report
Author: Lena Viktorsson, Helena Björnberg
Published: Jun, 2023
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Cruise report from R/V Svea week 15-16, 2023

The Skagerrak, the Kattegat, The Sounds and the Baltic Proper was visited during the cruise, as a part of the National Marine Monitoring Programme of Sweden.

Sea surface temperature was within normal range for the season at all visited stations. 

Concentrations of phosphate and dissolved …

 
Type: Report
Author: Anna-Kerstin Thell
Published: May, 2023
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