Preliminary results of the oceanographic cruise of CCGS SIR JOHN FRANKLIN to Baffin Bay and Nares Strait, September 1986
Bourke, Robert H.
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iThis report describes the preliminary results of the cruise of the Canadian ice breaker |CCGS SIR JOHN FRANKLIN to northern Baffin Bay and Nares Strait during September 1986. Over !175 CTD stations were made including 28 taken during a 36-hour time series. Closely spaced Istations were acquired across Lancaster, Jones, and Smith Sounds. CTD data and bathymetric (profiles were obtained throughout the length of Nares Strait (to 82° 09'N)). Three transects were also made across the West Greenland Current in which a moderately strong front was noted.