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BODC Cruise Metadata Report for RRS Challenger (74CH) cruise CH14A/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 CH14A/75
Short name CH14A/75
Objectives and Narrative The objectives of this cruise were:
1. Work the Rockall via Anton Dohrn Seamount (Ellett Line) hydrographic section. Accomplished.
2. Nutrient sampling using a submersible pump at stations across the Scottish and Rockall shelf edges. Accomplished.
3. Collection of shelf sediment Shipek Grab samples for Aberystwyth University. Accomplished.
4. Work additional STD stations across the Scottish shelf edge. St. Kilda shelf-edge section worked.
5. Collection of large-volume water samples for radio-caesium measurements. Accomplished
6. Near real-time supply of temperature profiles to the Met Office. Accomplished.
Ship RRS Challenger
Departure Port Dunstaffnage, United Kingdom
Departure Date 1975-11-07
Arrival Port Dunstaffnage, United Kingdom
Arrival Date 1975-11-12
Principal Scientist(s) David J Ellett (Scottish Marine Biological Association)
Responsible Organisation National Institute of Oceanography
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, Malin Shelf, Anton Dohrn Seamount
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 = 58
Description:  
Water bottle stations Quantity: number of stations = 58
Description: 21 T surface 56 S surface  
Chemical oceanography  
Nitrate Quantity: number of stations = 24
Description: profiles  
Radioactivity Quantity: number of samples = 10
Description: Cs137 surface samples  
Silicate Quantity: number of stations = 24
Description: profiles  
Geology and geophysics  
Grab Quantity: number of samples = 32
Description:  

Cruise Inventory Mooring/Buoy Operations

No information on datasets is currently available

Summary of BODC Data Holdings for the Cruise

National Oceanographic Database

Summary

# Series Instrument Description Parameters
28 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  
90096 CTD/STD cast 1975-11-08 07:11Z 56° 56' N, 8° 47' W Click for more
90103 CTD/STD cast 1975-11-08 09:44Z 57° 0' N, 9° 0' W Click for more
90115 CTD/STD cast 1975-11-08 12:12Z 57° 3' N, 9° 15' W Click for more
90127 CTD/STD cast 1975-11-08 14:55Z 57° 6' N, 9° 25' W Click for more
90139 CTD/STD cast 1975-11-08 16:52Z 57° 9' N, 9° 42' W Click for more
90140 CTD/STD cast 1975-11-08 19:43Z 57° 13' N, 10° 3' W Click for more
90152 CTD/STD cast 1975-11-08 22:27Z 57° 18' N, 10° 23' W Click for more
90164 CTD/STD cast 1975-11-09 00:41Z 57° 22' N, 10° 40' W Click for more
90176 CTD/STD cast 1975-11-09 02:33Z 57° 24' N, 10° 52' W Click for more
90188 CTD/STD cast 1975-11-09 04:13Z 57° 27' N, 11° 4' W Click for more
90207 CTD/STD cast 1975-11-09 06:04Z 57° 27' N, 11° 19' W Click for more
90219 CTD/STD cast 1975-11-09 07:36Z 57° 29' N, 11° 32' W Click for more
90220 CTD/STD cast 1975-11-09 09:46Z 57° 29' N, 11° 51' W Click for more
90232 CTD/STD cast 1975-11-09 12:01Z 57° 30' N, 12° 15' W Click for more
90244 CTD/STD cast 1975-11-09 14:32Z 57° 31' N, 12° 38' W Click for more
90256 CTD/STD cast 1975-11-09 16:20Z 57° 32' N, 12° 52' W Click for more
90268 CTD/STD cast 1975-11-09 18:37Z 57° 33' N, 13° 0' W Click for more
90281 CTD/STD cast 1975-11-09 21:30Z 57° 34' N, 13° 20' W Click for more
90293 CTD/STD cast 1975-11-09 23:35Z 57° 34' N, 13° 37' W Click for more
90300 CTD/STD cast 1975-11-10 12:34Z 58° 2' N, 10° 22' W Click for more
90312 CTD/STD cast 1975-11-10 15:10Z 57° 57' N, 10° 1' W Click for more
90324 CTD/STD cast 1975-11-10 18:20Z 57° 55' N, 9° 46' W Click for more
90336 CTD/STD cast 1975-11-10 20:25Z 57° 52' N, 9° 34' W Click for more
90348 CTD/STD cast 1975-11-10 22:38Z 57° 49' N, 9° 21' W Click for more
90361 CTD/STD cast 1975-11-11 00:15Z 57° 46' N, 9° 10' W Click for more
90373 CTD/STD cast 1975-11-11 02:36Z 57° 42' N, 8° 47' W Click for more
90385 CTD/STD cast 1975-11-11 07:21Z 57° 6' N, 9° 25' W Click for more
90397 CTD/STD cast 1975-11-11 09:15Z 57° 3' N, 9° 13' W Click for more

Project Database

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