2. Description of the Expeditions

2.1 WOCE Section P16A/P17A

R/V Knorr expedition along WOCE Sections P16A/P17A information is as follows:

Ship name  -  Knorr
Cruise/leg  -  138/9
Expocode  -  316N138/9
WOCE Sections  -  P16A/P17A
Ports of call  -  Papeete, Tahiti, French Polynesia (round trip)
Dates  -  October 6-November 25, 1992
Chief Scientist  -  Joseph L. Reid (SIO)

Parameters measured Institution Principal investigators
CTD, oxygen, and nutrients SIO J. Reid and J. Swift
Bathymetry SIO S. Smith
ADCP1 UH E. Firing
ALACE2 floats SIO R. Davis
Nutrient support OSU L. Gordon
Tritium and helium WHOI W. Jenkins
TCO2 and pCO2 (shipboard) LDEO D. Chipman and T. Takahashi
TCO2 and TALK3 (shore) SIO C. Keeling
pCO2 and N2O (underway) SIO R. Weiss
CFCs PMEL J. Bullister
CFCs LDEO W. Smethie
Carbon-14 (14C) PU R. Key
Transmissometer TAMU W. Gardner
Helium (deep) PMEL J. Lupton
1Acoustic Dopler Current Profiler.
2Autonomous Lagrangian Circulation Explorer.
3Total alkalinity.

Participating Institutions

SIO  -  Scripps Institution of Oceanography (University of California, San Diego)
UH  -  University of Hawaii
OSU  -  Oregon State University
WHOI  -  Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution
LDEO  -  Lamont-Doherty Earth Observatory (Columbia University)
PMEL  -  Pacific Marine Environmental Laboratory
PU  -  Princeton University
TAMU  -  Texas A&M University

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