Accession Number:

ADA175759

Title:

Preliminary Results of the Oceanographic Cruise of CCGS SIR JOHN FRANKLIN to Baffin Bay and Nares Strait, September 1986

Descriptive Note:

Interim rept. Aug-Nov 1986

Corporate Author:

NAVAL POSTGRADUATE SCHOOL MONTEREY CA

Personal Author(s):

Report Date:

1986-11-01

Pagination or Media Count:

23.0

Abstract:

This report describes the preliminary results of the cruise of the Canadian ice breaker CCGS SIR JOHN FRANKLIN to northern Baffin Bay and Nares Strait during September 1986. Over 175 CTD stations were made including 28 taken during a 36-hour time series. Closely spaced stations were acquired across Lancaster, Jones, and Smith Sounds. CTD data and bathymetric profiles were obtained throughout the length of Nares Strait to 82 deg 09 min N. Three transects were also made across the West Greenland Current in which a moderately strong front was noted. Keywords Conductivity temperature depth Oceanographic data Bathymetry Physical oceanography Salinity.

Subject Categories:

  • Physical and Dynamic Oceanography

Distribution Statement:

APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE