Cruise Navy ship
Branimir Ormanov, Bulgaria
11-15 September 2000
The cruise was conducted by Navy ship Branimir Ormanov during 11-15 September 2000 on a standard station-network. The activities include physical, chemical, biological and geological basic studies in the frame of the multidisciplinary oceanographic investigations of the Institute of Oceanology, BAS and within the objectives of the NATO Project with focus on interaction between hydrophysical/ hydrochemical processes and the structure and functioning of biological communities of the Western Black Sea ecosystem.
The summary of parameters, samples and responsible scientists:
Chemical vertical series:
Dr. Christo Slabakov
|oxygen,||32||154 (down to 200m)|
|nitrates + nitrites +ammonium,||32||138 (down to 100m)|
|phosphates||32||154 (down to 200m)|
|silicates,||32||138 (down to 100m)|
|POC||32||138 (down to 100m)|
|Nano-Microphytoplankton||32||138 (down to 100m)||Dr. Snejana Moncheva|
|Chlorophyll a||32||138 (down to 100m)||Dr. Snejana Moncheva|
|Mesozooplankton||32||83 (down to 150m)||Lyudmila
Prof. Asen Konsulov
|Jelly fish and Noctiluca||32||83 (down to 150m)||Lyudmila Kamburska|
|Zoobenthos||27||27||Valentina Todorova, Dr. Tzenka Konsulova|
The biological and part of chemical samples are in a phase of processing.
The location of the stations.