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Cruise Summary Report of Sarmiento de Gamboa Cruise MOWER (BSH Ref-No.: 20185404)

Sarmiento de Gamboa
01.09.2014
04.10.2014
Vigo, Spain
Vigo, Spain
HERNÁNDEZ¿MOLINA, FRANCISCO J. - UVIGO/ University of Vigo
UVIGO/ University of Vigo
IGME, Geological Survey of Spain
CSIC-ICM/ Institute of Marine Sciences
IHM/ Hydrographic Institute of the Navy
IEO/ Spanish Oceanographic Institute
Royal Holloway, University of London
OGS (Istituto Nazionale di Oceanografia e di Geofisica Sperimentale), Division of Geophysics
Universita' 'La Sapienza' di Roma - ULSoR
Portuguese Institute of Ocean and Atmosphere
CSIC-UTM/ Marine Technology Unit
Alboran Sea
110 (30.0, 40.0, -20.0, -10.0)
109 (30.0, 40.0, -10.0, 0.0)
WEST EAST SOUTH NORTH
-10.127 -6.1843 35.6159 42.24
 ›› GML track
MOWER:The main objective is to identify and study in the seabed of the Gulf of Cádiz and in western Portugal, the erosive features and sedimentary deposits generated by water bodies (especially the flow of Mediterranean waters in the Atlantic called Mediterranean Outflow Water or MOW). To achieve this objective, images of the seafloor will be recorded and sediment samples will be obtained, among others.The objectives of the MOWER Cruise have been: 1) to determine the latest (Holocene) sedimentary, oceanographic and paleoceanographic processes; 2) to establish the Pliocene and Quaternary evolution of the erosional features and associated sandy contourites, particularly dealing with sedimentological aspects and addressing geohazards deducted from such evolution; and 3) to characterize the influence and control in a large--¿scale of the continental margin prior to and during the development of the erosional features and associated sandy contourites. The data acquired during the 35 days of cruise consisted in single-channel seismic (airguns and parasound), scientific and multibeam echosounder systems, and sediment samplings (van been drag and box and gravity corers). On selected areas, the Portuguese ARGUS ROV system was deployed.
Air temperature
Atmospheric humidity
Air pressure
Raw temperature and/or salinity instrument output
Horizontal spatial co-ordinates
Gravity
Solar Radiation
Ultra-violet (UV) radiation
Wind strength and direction
Raw fluorometer output
Bathymetry and Elevation
Seabed photography
Sediment acoustics
Sedimentary structure
Sound velocity and travel time in the water column
Acoustic backscatter in the water column
Seismic reflection
Horizontal velocity of the water column (currents)
Vertical velocity of the water column (currents)
meteorological packages
thermosalinographs
NAVSTAR Global Positioning System receivers
gravimeters
radiometers
fluorometers
>2000 Hz top-bandwidth sub-bottom penetrator and mud profiler systems
multi-beam echosounders
single-beam echosounders
bathythermographs
unconsolidated sediment corers
underwater cameras
current profilers
sediment dredges
airgun array
hydrophones

Summary of Measurements and Samples