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BODC Cruise Metadata Report for RRS Challenger (74CH) cruise CH10/77

Introduction

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

Cruise Inventory Information

Long name RRS Challenger (74CH) cruise CH10/77
Short name CH10/77
Objectives and Narrative Cruise objectives were.
(1) Turn aound the current meter mooring at 57N, 9W. The mooring was recovered but not redeployed.
(2) Work the Anton Dohrn Seamount (Ellett Line) STD section. Weather prevented work on all but the easternmost shelf stations.
(3) Deploy an IOS, Bidston tide gauge NE of Rockall Bank. Accomplished.
(4) Work STD sections across the shelf edge between St Kilda and Barra Head. Accomplished.
(5) Work a grid of STD and radiocaesium surface water sampling stations between Mull of Kintyre and North Minch. Accomplished.
Ship RRS Challenger
Departure Port Dunstaffnage, United Kingdom
Departure Date 1977-06-29
Arrival Port Dunstaffnage, United Kingdom
Arrival Date 1977-07-10
Principal Scientist(s) David J Ellett (Scottish Marine Biological Association)
Responsible Organisation National Centre for Polar and Ocean Research
Associated Project(s)
IHB Sea Areas Visited North East Atlantic Ocean (limit 40W)
Marsden Squares Visited 181;384/181;456/181;466/181;467/181;476/181;479/181;486
Work Area Description
Work Area Bounding Polygon 55N,10W; 59N,10W; 59N,4W; 55N,4W; 55N,10W
Southern Limit 55N
Northern Limit 59N
Western Limit 10W
Eastern Limit 4W

Cruise Inventory Datasets

Physical oceanography  
CTD stations Quantity: number of stations = 82
Description: noisy salinity  
Current meters Quantity: number of stations = 1
Description: 2x79 days  
Sea level (inc. bot. press., inverted echosounder) Description: tide gauge N.E.Rockall  
Water bottle stations Quantity: number of stations = 116
Description: S surface only  
Chemical oceanography  
Isotopes Quantity: number of samples = 65
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
30 CTD/STD cast Salinity of the water column
Temperature of the water column
Vertical spatial coordinates
3 CTD/STD cast Reference numbers
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  
93358 CTD/STD cast 1977-06-30 05:00Z 57° 1' N, 9° 13' W Click for more
93371 CTD/STD cast 1977-07-03 09:46Z 56° 58' N, 8° 59' W Click for more
93383 CTD/STD cast 1977-07-03 11:46Z 57° 11' N, 8° 50' W Click for more
93395 CTD/STD cast 1977-07-03 14:00Z 57° 22' N, 8° 40' W Click for more
93402 CTD/STD cast 1977-07-03 16:13Z 57° 34' N, 8° 30' W Click for more
93414 CTD/STD cast 1977-07-03 17:41Z 57° 33' N, 8° 16' W Click for more
93426 CTD/STD cast 1977-07-03 21:24Z 57° 28' N, 7° 39' W Click for more
93438 CTD/STD cast 1977-07-03 22:40Z 57° 21' N, 7° 36' W Click for more
93451 CTD/STD cast 1977-07-03 23:52Z 57° 15' N, 7° 33' W Click for more
93463 CTD/STD cast 1977-07-04 01:05Z 57° 8' N, 7° 35' W Click for more
93475 CTD/STD cast 1977-07-04 02:00Z 57° 9' N, 7° 42' W Click for more
93487 CTD/STD cast 1977-07-04 02:53Z 57° 10' N, 7° 51' W Click for more
93499 CTD/STD cast 1977-07-04 04:19Z 57° 13' N, 8° 3' W Click for more
93506 CTD/STD cast 1977-07-04 05:54Z 57° 16' N, 8° 16' W Click for more
93518 CTD/STD cast 1977-07-04 07:22Z 57° 18' N, 8° 30' W Click for more
93531 CTD/STD cast 1977-07-04 11:17Z 57° 0' N, 8° 58' W Click for more
93543 CTD/STD cast 1977-07-04 13:27Z 56° 55' N, 8° 40' W Click for more
93580 CTD/STD cast 1977-07-04 20:21Z 56° 35' N, 7° 45' W Click for more
93592 CTD/STD cast 1977-07-04 21:38Z 56° 27' N, 7° 49' W Click for more
93611 CTD/STD cast 1977-07-04 23:04Z 56° 18' N, 7° 55' W Click for more
93623 CTD/STD cast 1977-07-05 00:28Z 56° 10' N, 8° 0' W Click for more
93635 CTD/STD cast 1977-07-05 23:24Z 55° 36' N, 6° 25' W Click for more
93647 CTD/STD cast 1977-07-06 00:40Z 55° 32' N, 6° 28' W Click for more
93659 CTD/STD cast 1977-07-06 01:40Z 55° 28' N, 6° 33' W Click for more
93660 CTD/STD cast 1977-07-06 02:40Z 55° 23' N, 6° 36' W Click for more
93672 CTD/STD cast 1977-07-06 03:45Z 55° 19' N, 6° 40' W Click for more
93684 CTD/STD cast 1977-07-06 04:50Z 55° 15' N, 6° 45' W Click for more
93696 CTD/STD cast 1977-07-06 08:50Z 55° 46' N, 7° 22' W Click for more
93703 CTD/STD cast 1977-07-06 10:42Z 55° 46' N, 7° 5' W Click for more
93715 CTD/STD cast 1977-07-06 12:00Z 55° 46' N, 6° 56' W Click for more
93727 CTD/STD cast 1977-07-06 12:51Z 55° 46' N, 6° 47' W Click for more
93739 CTD/STD cast 1977-07-06 13:44Z 55° 46' N, 6° 37' W Click for more
93740 CTD/STD cast 1977-07-06 14:43Z 55° 45' N, 6° 31' W Click for more

Project Database

No data currently held for this cruise in the BODC Project Database

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