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BODC Cruise Metadata Report for RRS Challenger (74CH) cruise CH7A/75

Introduction

This report collates information from the BODC cruise inventory and oceanographic databases. It presents

Cruise Inventory Information

Long name RRS Challenger (74CH) cruise CH7A/75
Short name CH7A/75
Objectives and Narrative The objectives of this cruise were:
1. Deploying a current meter mooring at 57N, 9W for the duration of the cruise. Accomplished.
2. Work an STD time series at the current meter site. Accomplished..
3. Work the Rockall via Anton Dohrn Seamount (Ellett Line) hydrographic section. Achieved as far as the deep water to the W of the Seamount.
4. Collection of shelf sediment Shipek Grab samples for Aberystwyth University. Accomplished.
5. Collection of large-volume water samples for radio-caesium measurements. Accomplished
6. Testing and development of a data logging system for STD system. Accomplished.
7. Near real-time supply of temperature profiles to the Met Office. Accomplished.
Ship RRS Challenger
Departure Port Greenock, United Kingdom
Departure Date 1975-05-01
Arrival Port Oban, United Kingdom
Arrival Date 1975-05-06
Principal Scientist(s) David J Ellett (Scottish Marine Biological Association)
Responsible Organisation Faroese Fisheries Laboratory
Associated Project(s)
IHB Sea Areas Visited Inner Seas off the West Coast of Scotland, North East Atlantic Ocean (limit 40W)
Marsden Squares Visited 181;4/182;3
Work Area Description Rockall Channel
Work Area Bounding Polygon 55N,15W; 60N,15W; 60N,5W; 55N,5W; 55N,15W
Southern Limit 55N
Northern Limit 60N
Western Limit 15W
Eastern Limit 5W

Cruise Inventory Datasets

Physical oceanography  
CTD stations Quantity: number of stations = 31
Description:  
Chemical oceanography  
Radioactivity Quantity: number of samples = 10
Description: Large-volume water sampes  
Geology and geophysics  
Grab Quantity: number of deployments = 7
Description: Shipek Grab samples  

Cruise Inventory Mooring/Buoy Operations

Latitude Longitude Data type Description
57° 0' N 9° 0' W Current meters Current meter deployment for cruise duration.

Summary of BODC Data Holdings for the Cruise

National Oceanographic Database

Summary

# Series Instrument Description Parameters
31 CTD/STD cast Salinity of the water column
Temperature of the water column
Vertical spatial coordinates

Note: Parameter terms are taken from the BODC Parameter Discovery Vocabulary XML (SKOS)

Full List

BODC Reference Instrument Description Date/Time Location  
89765 CTD/STD cast 1975-05-03 10:10Z 57° 0' N, 9° 0' W Click for more
89777 CTD/STD cast 1975-05-03 11:05Z 57° 0' N, 9° 0' W Click for more
89789 CTD/STD cast 1975-05-03 12:04Z 57° 0' N, 9° 0' W Click for more
89790 CTD/STD cast 1975-05-03 13:15Z 57° 0' N, 9° 0' W Click for more
89808 CTD/STD cast 1975-05-03 14:05Z 57° 0' N, 9° 0' W Click for more
89821 CTD/STD cast 1975-05-03 15:02Z 57° 0' N, 9° 0' W Click for more
89833 CTD/STD cast 1975-05-03 16:00Z 57° 0' N, 9° 0' W Click for more
89845 CTD/STD cast 1975-05-03 17:00Z 57° 0' N, 9° 0' W Click for more
89857 CTD/STD cast 1975-05-03 18:00Z 57° 0' N, 9° 0' W Click for more
89869 CTD/STD cast 1975-05-03 19:00Z 57° 0' N, 9° 0' W Click for more
89870 CTD/STD cast 1975-05-03 20:00Z 57° 0' N, 9° 0' W Click for more
89882 CTD/STD cast 1975-05-03 21:00Z 57° 0' N, 9° 0' W Click for more
89894 CTD/STD cast 1975-05-03 22:00Z 57° 0' N, 9° 0' W Click for more
89901 CTD/STD cast 1975-05-03 23:00Z 57° 0' N, 9° 0' W Click for more
89913 CTD/STD cast 1975-05-04 01:06Z 57° 6' N, 9° 25' W Click for more
89925 CTD/STD cast 1975-05-04 03:08Z 57° 9' N, 9° 42' W Click for more
89937 CTD/STD cast 1975-05-04 06:35Z 57° 13' N, 10° 1' W Click for more
89949 CTD/STD cast 1975-05-04 09:00Z 57° 18' N, 10° 19' W Click for more
89950 CTD/STD cast 1975-05-04 12:32Z 57° 24' N, 10° 52' W Click for more
89962 CTD/STD cast 1975-05-04 14:30Z 57° 27' N, 11° 3' W Click for more
89974 CTD/STD cast 1975-05-04 18:00Z 57° 28' N, 11° 19' W Click for more
89986 CTD/STD cast 1975-05-04 20:30Z 57° 29' N, 11° 51' W Click for more
89998 CTD/STD cast 1975-05-05 00:17Z 57° 30' N, 12° 15' W Click for more
90011 CTD/STD cast 1975-05-05 15:30Z 57° 1' N, 9° 27' W Click for more
90023 CTD/STD cast 1975-05-05 16:38Z 57° 0' N, 9° 24' W Click for more
90035 CTD/STD cast 1975-05-05 17:45Z 57° 0' N, 9° 21' W Click for more
90047 CTD/STD cast 1975-05-05 18:53Z 57° 0' N, 9° 16' W Click for more
90059 CTD/STD cast 1975-05-05 19:45Z 57° 0' N, 9° 12' W Click for more
90060 CTD/STD cast 1975-05-05 20:30Z 57° 0' N, 9° 7' W Click for more
90072 CTD/STD cast 1975-05-05 21:00Z 57° 0' N, 9° 3' W Click for more
90084 CTD/STD cast 1975-05-05 21:20Z 56° 59' N, 8° 58' W Click for more

Project Database

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