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BODC Cruise Metadata Report for RRS Challenger (74CH) cruise CH2/78

Introduction

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

Cruise Inventory Information

Long name RRS Challenger (74CH) cruise CH2/78
Short name CH2/78
Objectives and Narrative Objectives for this cruise were:
(1) Re-lay current meter mooring at 57N, 9W. Accomplished.
(2) Lay a deep-water current meter mooring between Anton Dohrn Seamount and Rockall Bank. Accomplished.
(3) Work the Anton Dohrn Seamount (Ellett Line) CTD section with a time series in the vicinity of the current meter mooring. Full section worked twice.
(4) Work CTD sections on the shelf to the W of the Hebrides. Five sections worked.
(5) Collect large-volume surface water samples on the shelf for radiocaesium analysis. Accomplished with CTD profiles on each station.
Ship RRS Challenger
Departure Port Barry, United Kingdom
Departure Date 1978-01-30
Arrival Port Ardrossan, United Kingdom
Arrival Date 1978-02-13
Principal Scientist(s) David J Ellett (Scottish Marine Biological Association)
Responsible Organisation Scottish Marine Biological Association
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
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 = 109
Description:  
CTD stations Quantity: number of stations = 10
Description: CTD observations.  
Water bottle stations Quantity: number of stations = 118
Description: S surface 22 T surface  
Chemical oceanography  
Radioactivity Quantity: number of samples = 10
Description: Water samples for radio-caesium analysis.  

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
104 CTD/STD cast Salinity of the water column
Temperature of the water column
Vertical spatial coordinates
2 CTD/STD cast Salinity 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  
92183 CTD/STD cast 1978-02-02 14:17Z 56° 43' N, 6° 44' W Click for more
92195 CTD/STD cast 1978-02-02 15:47Z 56° 43' N, 7° 0' W Click for more
92202 CTD/STD cast 1978-02-02 17:22Z 56° 45' N, 7° 19' W Click for more
92214 CTD/STD cast 1978-02-02 18:55Z 56° 43' N, 7° 39' W Click for more
92226 CTD/STD cast 1978-02-02 20:50Z 56° 49' N, 8° 3' W Click for more
92238 CTD/STD cast 1978-02-02 22:42Z 56° 50' N, 8° 18' W Click for more
92251 CTD/STD cast 1978-02-02 23:43Z 56° 52' N, 8° 29' W Click for more
92263 CTD/STD cast 1978-02-03 01:27Z 56° 57' N, 8° 46' W Click for more
92275 CTD/STD cast 1978-02-03 03:04Z 57° 0' N, 8° 59' W Click for more
92287 CTD/STD cast 1978-02-03 04:20Z 57° 3' N, 9° 13' W Click for more
92299 CTD/STD cast 1978-02-03 05:37Z 57° 5' N, 9° 25' W Click for more
92306 CTD/STD cast 1978-02-04 21:24Z 57° 34' N, 13° 19' W Click for more
92318 CTD/STD cast 1978-02-04 23:03Z 57° 33' N, 13° 0' W Click for more
92331 CTD/STD cast 1978-02-05 00:14Z 57° 32' N, 12° 54' W Click for more
92343 CTD/STD cast 1978-02-05 01:45Z 57° 33' N, 12° 40' W Click for more
92355 CTD/STD cast 1978-02-05 04:32Z 57° 29' N, 12° 19' W Click for more
92367 CTD/STD cast 1978-02-05 07:13Z 57° 30' N, 11° 51' W Click for more
92379 CTD/STD cast 1978-02-05 09:26Z 57° 28' N, 11° 31' W Click for more
92380 CTD/STD cast 1978-02-05 11:35Z 57° 28' N, 11° 19' W Click for more
92392 CTD/STD cast 1978-02-06 08:10Z 57° 34' N, 13° 19' W Click for more
92411 CTD/STD cast 1978-02-06 10:04Z 57° 34' N, 13° 45' W Click for more
92423 CTD/STD cast 1978-02-06 12:38Z 57° 33' N, 13° 0' W Click for more
92435 CTD/STD cast 1978-02-06 13:45Z 57° 33' N, 12° 52' W Click for more
92447 CTD/STD cast 1978-02-06 15:15Z 57° 31' N, 12° 38' W Click for more
92459 CTD/STD cast 1978-02-06 17:13Z 57° 28' N, 12° 22' W Click for more
92460 CTD/STD cast 1978-02-06 19:47Z 57° 29' N, 11° 51' W Click for more
92472 CTD/STD cast 1978-02-06 22:05Z 57° 29' N, 11° 32' W Click for more
92484 CTD/STD cast 1978-02-07 00:10Z 57° 28' N, 11° 19' W Click for more
92496 CTD/STD cast 1978-02-07 01:50Z 57° 27' N, 11° 6' W Click for more
92503 CTD/STD cast 1978-02-07 03:20Z 57° 25' N, 10° 55' W Click for more
92515 CTD/STD cast 1978-02-07 04:40Z 57° 22' N, 10° 40' W Click for more
92527 CTD/STD cast 1978-02-07 07:05Z 57° 18' N, 10° 23' W Click for more
92539 CTD/STD cast 1978-02-07 09:39Z 57° 14' N, 10° 3' W Click for more
92540 CTD/STD cast 1978-02-07 12:15Z 57° 9' N, 9° 43' W Click for more
92552 CTD/STD cast 1978-02-07 14:34Z 57° 6' N, 9° 22' W Click for more
92564 CTD/STD cast 1978-02-07 16:10Z 57° 3' N, 9° 13' W Click for more
92576 CTD/STD cast 1978-02-07 17:20Z 57° 0' N, 9° 0' W Click for more
92588 CTD/STD cast 1978-02-07 20:35Z 57° 25' N, 9° 12' W Click for more
92607 CTD/STD cast 1978-02-07 22:10Z 57° 21' N, 8° 55' W Click for more
92619 CTD/STD cast 1978-02-07 23:48Z 57° 18' N, 8° 37' W Click for more
92620 CTD/STD cast 1978-02-08 01:26Z 57° 13' N, 8° 19' W Click for more
92632 CTD/STD cast 1978-02-08 02:47Z 57° 10' N, 8° 2' W Click for more
92644 CTD/STD cast 1978-02-08 03:55Z 57° 7' N, 7° 49' W Click for more
92656 CTD/STD cast 1978-02-08 04:56Z 57° 4' N, 7° 34' W Click for more
92668 CTD/STD cast 1978-02-08 06:00Z 57° 12' N, 7° 35' W Click for more
92681 CTD/STD cast 1978-02-08 07:21Z 57° 20' N, 7° 34' W Click for more
92693 CTD/STD cast 1978-02-08 08:30Z 57° 28' N, 7° 39' W Click for more
92700 CTD/STD cast 1978-02-08 09:59Z 57° 31' N, 7° 58' W Click for more
92712 CTD/STD cast 1978-02-08 11:20Z 57° 35' N, 8° 15' W Click for more
92724 CTD/STD cast 1978-02-08 13:02Z 57° 38' N, 8° 33' W Click for more
92736 CTD/STD cast 1978-02-08 14:35Z 57° 42' N, 8° 50' W Click for more
92748 CTD/STD cast 1978-02-08 15:40Z 57° 46' N, 9° 7' W Click for more
92761 CTD/STD cast 1978-02-08 17:04Z 57° 48' N, 9° 21' W Click for more
92773 CTD/STD cast 1978-02-08 18:10Z 57° 51' N, 9° 33' W Click for more
92785 CTD/STD cast 1978-02-08 19:30Z 57° 54' N, 9° 48' W Click for more
92797 CTD/STD cast 1978-02-08 21:17Z 57° 57' N, 10° 0' W Click for more
92804 CTD/STD cast 1978-02-09 03:40Z 58° 45' N, 9° 19' W Click for more
92816 CTD/STD cast 1978-02-09 05:20Z 58° 39' N, 9° 10' W Click for more
92828 CTD/STD cast 1978-02-09 06:40Z 58° 34' N, 9° 1' W Click for more
92841 CTD/STD cast 1978-02-09 08:04Z 58° 27' N, 8° 51' W Click for more
92853 CTD/STD cast 1978-02-09 09:35Z 58° 21' N, 8° 41' W Click for more
92865 CTD/STD cast 1978-02-09 10:57Z 58° 14' N, 8° 27' W Click for more
92877 CTD/STD cast 1978-02-09 12:32Z 58° 9' N, 8° 15' W Click for more
92890 CTD/STD cast 1978-02-09 15:08Z 57° 56' N, 7° 42' W Click for more
92908 CTD/STD cast 1978-02-09 16:10Z 57° 55' N, 7° 27' W Click for more
92921 CTD/STD cast 1978-02-09 17:10Z 57° 52' N, 7° 13' W Click for more
92933 CTD/STD cast 1978-02-09 20:18Z 58° 13' N, 7° 7' W Click for more
92945 CTD/STD cast 1978-02-09 21:15Z 58° 15' N, 7° 13' W Click for more
92957 CTD/STD cast 1978-02-09 22:23Z 58° 22' N, 7° 22' W Click for more
92969 CTD/STD cast 1978-02-09 23:48Z 58° 30' N, 7° 37' W Click for more
92970 CTD/STD cast 1978-02-10 01:10Z 58° 36' N, 7° 48' W Click for more
92982 CTD/STD cast 1978-02-10 02:10Z 58° 42' N, 7° 55' W Click for more
92994 CTD/STD cast 1978-02-10 03:18Z 58° 47' N, 8° 3' W Click for more
93008 CTD/STD cast 1978-02-10 04:51Z 58° 54' N, 8° 17' W Click for more
93021 CTD/STD cast 1978-02-10 07:02Z 59° 2' N, 8° 28' W Click for more
93033 CTD/STD cast 1978-02-10 11:05Z 59° 24' N, 7° 42' W Click for more
93045 CTD/STD cast 1978-02-10 13:07Z 59° 17' N, 7° 28' W Click for more
93057 CTD/STD cast 1978-02-10 15:13Z 59° 11' N, 7° 18' W Click for more
93069 CTD/STD cast 1978-02-10 16:34Z 59° 6' N, 7° 12' W Click for more
93070 CTD/STD cast 1978-02-10 17:50Z 58° 59' N, 7° 1' W Click for more
93082 CTD/STD cast 1978-02-10 19:05Z 58° 52' N, 6° 51' W Click for more
93094 CTD/STD cast 1978-02-10 20:37Z 58° 43' N, 6° 34' W Click for more
93101 CTD/STD cast 1978-02-10 21:54Z 58° 38' N, 6° 24' W Click for more
93113 CTD/STD cast 1978-02-10 23:00Z 58° 33' N, 6° 17' W Click for more
93125 CTD/STD cast 1978-02-11 04:26Z 57° 56' N, 5° 33' W Click for more
93137 CTD/STD cast 1978-02-11 05:46Z 57° 58' N, 5° 40' W Click for more
93149 CTD/STD cast 1978-02-11 06:45Z 58° 1' N, 5° 49' W Click for more
93150 CTD/STD cast 1978-02-11 07:40Z 58° 3' N, 5° 57' W Click for more
93162 CTD/STD cast 1978-02-11 08:38Z 58° 6' N, 6° 5' W Click for more
93174 CTD/STD cast 1978-02-11 09:25Z 58° 8' N, 6° 13' W Click for more
93186 CTD/STD cast 1978-02-11 10:14Z 58° 10' N, 6° 19' W Click for more
93198 CTD/STD cast 1978-02-11 14:42Z 57° 36' N, 7° 4' W Click for more
93205 CTD/STD cast 1978-02-11 15:14Z 57° 34' N, 6° 59' W Click for more
93217 CTD/STD cast 1978-02-11 15:55Z 57° 34' N, 6° 54' W Click for more
93229 CTD/STD cast 1978-02-11 16:35Z 57° 33' N, 6° 49' W Click for more
93230 CTD/STD cast 1978-02-11 17:19Z 57° 32' N, 6° 43' W Click for more
93242 CTD/STD cast 1978-02-11 17:55Z 57° 30' N, 6° 40' W Click for more
93254 CTD/STD cast 1978-02-11 23:04Z 57° 8' N, 7° 11' W Click for more
93266 CTD/STD cast 1978-02-12 00:33Z 57° 4' N, 7° 1' W Click for more
93278 CTD/STD cast 1978-02-12 01:55Z 57° 2' N, 6° 50' W Click for more
93291 CTD/STD cast 1978-02-12 03:24Z 56° 58' N, 6° 38' W Click for more
93309 CTD/STD cast 1978-02-12 04:33Z 56° 57' N, 6° 30' W Click for more
93310 CTD/STD cast 1978-02-12 05:42Z 56° 54' N, 6° 21' W Click for more
93322 CTD/STD cast 1978-02-12 06:30Z 56° 51' N, 6° 12' W Click for more
93334 CTD/STD cast 1978-02-12 07:08Z 56° 50' N, 6° 5' W Click for more
93346 CTD/STD cast 1978-02-12 07:48Z 56° 48' N, 5° 57' W Click for more

Project Database

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