Articles | Volume 10, issue 3
27 Sep 2018
 | 27 Sep 2018

FerryBox data in the North Sea from 2002 to 2005

Wilhelm Petersen, Susanne Reinke, Gisbert Breitbach, Michail Petschatnikov, Henning Wehde, and Henrike Thomas

Data sets

Ferrybox record of transect Cuxhaven-Harwich 2002-03 to 2005-10 in NetCDF-format Wilhelm Petersen, Susanne Reinke, Gisbert Breitbach, Henrike Thomas, Michail Petschatnikov, and Henning Wehde

Short summary
From 2002 to 2005 a FerryBox system was installed aboard two different ferries traveling between Cuxhaven (Germany) and Harwich (UK) on a daily basis. The FerryBox system is an automated flow-through monitoring system for measuring oceanographic and biogeochemical parameters installed on ships of opportunity. The data set provides the parameters water temperature, salinity, dissolved oxygen and chlorophyll a fluorescence.