Individual sections

Details of the individual sections that make up the Extended Ellett Line time series are given in this table. The cruise numbers provide links to the BODC cruise inventory pages where you can find details of the data collected, cruise tracks and cruise reports. The icons in the right hand column provide links to plots of the data (n/a denotes cruises for which data are not shown due to poor data quality).

Cruise Cruise Dates Chief Scientist Institute Ship Section Plot
DY078 6–28 May 2017 N. P. Holliday NOC Discovery
DY052 7 - 24 Jun 2016 S. Gary SAMS Discovery
DY031 29 May - 17 June 2015 N.P. Holliday NOC Discovery  
JR302 6 Jun – 22 Jul 2014 B. King NOC James Clark Ross
JC086 6–26 May 2013 C. Griffiths SAMS James Cook
D37912 30 Jul – 17 Aug 2012 C. Griffiths SAMS Discovery
D36511 11 May – 2 Jun 2011 J. Read NOCS Discovery
D35110 10–28 May 2010 J. Read NOCS Discovery
D34009 10–25 Jun 2009 T. Sherwin SAMS Discovery
SC0805* 6–25 May 2008 T. Sherwin SAMS Scotia
D321b07 24 Aug – 9 Sep 2007 T. Sherwin SAMS Discovery
D321a07 24 Jul – 23 Aug 2007 J. Allen NOCS Discovery
D31206 11–31 Oct 2006 J. Allen NOCS Discovery
CD176 6–28 Oct 2005 T. Sherwin SAMS Charles Darwin
P314 11 Jul – 23 Jul 2004 J. Read SOC Poseidon
P300* 19 Jul – 6 Aug 2003 C. Griffiths SAMS Poseidon
SC0703* 15 Apr – 5 May 2003 W. Turrell MarLab Scotia
DI25301 4 May – 20 Jun 2001 J. Allen SOC Discovery
SC0700* 15 Apr – 5 May 2000 W. Turrell MarLab Scotia
DI24500* 27 Jan – 20 Feb 2000 N.P. Holliday and C. Griffiths SOC and DML Discovery
DI24299 7 Sep – 6 Oct 1999 S. Cunningham SOC Discovery
DI23398 2 Apr – 1 Jun 1998 D. Smythe-Wright SOC Discovery
DI23097 7 Aug – 17 Sep 1997 S. Bacon SOC Discovery
DI22396 28 Sep –21 Oct 1996 H. Leach and R. Pollard Univ. Liverpool and SOC Discovery
C12496 21–25 Jan 1996 A. Edwards DML Challenger n/a
C12095 18 Jul – 6 Aug 1995 A. Edwards DML Challenger
CD9295 13 Apr –2 May 1995 A. Edwards DML Charles Darwin n/a
C11694 17–29 Aug 1994 C. Griffiths DML Challenger
C11494 15–29 Aug 1994 J. Graham DML Challenger
C11294 28 Apr –13 May 1994 D.J. Ellett DML Challenger
C11094 10–20 Mar 1994 D.J. Ellett DML Challenger
C10593 3–16 Sep 1993 A. Edwards DML Challenger
C10393 12–24 May 1993 D.J. Ellett DML Challenger
C10193 13–20 Mar 1993 A. Edwards DML Challenger n/a
C9792 25 Sep – 6 Oct 1992 A. Edwards DML Challenger
C8191 1–8 Jul 1991 D.J. Ellett DML Challenger n/a
C7591 23 Feb – 3 Mar 1991 J. Gordon and D.J. Ellett DML Challenger n/a
C7190 29 Aug – 5 Sep 1990 D.J. Ellett and J. Gordon DML Challenger
C6790 21 Jun – 29 Jul 1990 D.J. Ellett DML Challenger
CD4489 24 Nov – 2 Dec A. Edwards DML Charles Darwin
LF289 4–10 Aug D.J. Ellett DML Lough Foyle
LF189 5–11 May 1989 D.J. Ellett DML Lough Foyle
D18089 20 Jan – 4 Feb 1989 D.J. Ellett DML Discovery
C3088 6–23 Jun 1988 D.J. Ellett SMBA Challenger
C2588 24 Feb – 7 Mar 1988 D.J. Ellett SMBA Challenger n/a
C2287 23 Nov – 5 Dec 1987 D.J. Ellett SMBA Challenger n/a
C1487 24 Apr – 7 May 1987 D.J. Ellett SMBA Challenger
C987 8–22 Jan 1987 A. Edwards SMBA Challenger
C885 14–28 Aug 1985 D.J. Ellett SMBA Challenger
C485 2–16 May 1985 D.J. Ellett SMBA Challenger
C185 20 Jan – 5 Feb 1985 D.J. Ellett SMBA Challenger
C1084 16 Nov–6 Dec 1984 A. Edwards SMBA Challenger
C284 23 Jun – 8 Jul 1984 D.J. Ellett SMBA Challenger n/a
C1183 10–24 Aug 1983 D.J. Ellett SMBA Challenger n/a
C783 23 May – 2 Jun 1983 R. Bowers SMBA Challenger
C1582 16–30 Oct 1982 D.J. Ellett SMBA Challenger n/a
C782 26 Apr – 16 May 1982 R. Bowers SMBA Challenger n/a
C1581 6–20 Oct 1981 A. Edwards SMBA Challenger
C1081 4–14 July 1981 D. Meldrum SMBA Challenger
C681 6–25 Apr 1981 D.J. Ellett SMBA Challenger
C281 26 Jan – 4 Feb 1981 D.J. Ellett SMBA Challenger
C780 21 Apr – 6 May 1980 D.J. Ellett SMBA Challenger
C480 26 Feb – 7 Mar 1980 D. Meldrum and J. Gage SMBA Challenger n/a
C1679 28 Oct – 11 Nov 1979 D.J. Ellett SMBA Challenger
C1379 11–16 Sep 1979 D.J. Ellett SMBA Challenger
S579 19 Jun – 2 Jul 1979 D.J. Ellett SMBA Shackleton n/a
C779 10–23 May 1979 D.J. Ellett SMBA Challenger
C1478 4–11 Nov 1978 D.J. Ellett SMBA Challenger
C11D78 3–17 Sep 1978 A. Edwards SMBA Challenger
C11B78 29 Jul – 2 Aug 1978 D.J. Ellett SMBA Challenger
C978 31 May – 10 Jun 1978 D.J. Ellett SMBA Challenger
C678 11–21 Apr 1978 D.J. Ellett SMBA Challenger
C278 30 Jan – 13 Feb 1978 D.J. Ellett SMBA Challenger
C1377 20 Aug – 3 Sep 1977 D.J. Ellett SMBA Challenger
C1177 12–26 Jul 1977 D.J. Ellett SMBA Challenger n/a
C677 14–19 Apr 1977 D.J. Ellett SMBA Challenger
C477 25 Feb – 11 Mar 1977 D.J. Ellett SMBA Challenger
C1776 7–20 Dec 1976 D.J. Ellett SMBA Challenger n/a
C1576 7–16 Oct 1976 R. Bowers SMBA Challenger n/a
C1276 4–15 Aug 1976 D.J. Ellett SMBA Challenger n/a
C876 19 May – 1 Jun 1976 D.J. Ellett SMBA Challenger
C5a76 29 Mar – 5 Apr 1976 D.J. Ellett SMBA Challenger
C1475 7–12 Nov 1975 D.J. Ellett SMBA Challenger
C1275 26 Aug – 2 Sep 1975 D.J. Ellett SMBA Challenger n/a
C1075 4–10 July 1975 D.J. Ellett SMBA Challenger
C775 1–6 May 1975 D.J. Ellett SMBA Challenger  
C375 4–13 Mar 1975 D.J. Ellett SMBA Challenger n/a