Accession Number : AD0754843

Title :   Preliminary Report, (RV Thomas G. Thompson Cruise 66).

Descriptive Note : Report for 20 Jan-2 Mar 72,

Corporate Author : WASHINGTON UNIV SEATTLE DEPT OF OCEANOGRAPHY

Personal Author(s) : Campbell,Serena ; Owens,Tom ; Miller,R. M.

Report Date : MAY 1972

Pagination or Media Count : 9

Abstract : Cruise 666 of the Thomas G. Thompson was the sixth in a series of cruises to the oxygen deficient waters of the eastern topical North Pacific Ocean. A total of 47 chemical oceanography stations were occupied and routine chemical analysis were carried out on board ship. A Biochemical program was completed which investigated the following: ETS (Respiratory Electron Transport System), chlorophyll-carotenoid, incubation studies, and developmental work on the dissimilatory nitrate reductase assay. (Author)

Descriptors :   (*OCEANOGRAPHIC DATA, *PACIFIC OCEAN), SAMPLING, SALINITY, CHLOROPHYLLS, PLANKTON, NITROGEN, TEMPERATURE, PRESSURE, RESPIRATION, NITRATES, HYDROGRAPHIC SURVEYING, OCEANOGRAPHIC SHIPS

Subject Categories : Biological Oceanography
      Physical and Dynamic Oceanography

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE