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BODC Cruise Metadata Report for RRS Challenger (74CH) cruise CH7B/82

Introduction

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

Cruise Inventory Information

Long name RRS Challenger (74CH) cruise CH7B/82
Short name CH7B/82
Objectives and Narrative The objectives of this cruise were:
(1) To deploy a current meter mooring at stations F (57.5N, 12.25W) and Z (57 deg 19 min N, 7 deg 39 min W). Accomplished.
(2) To service MAFF moorings on the Porcupine slope at 52.5N. Recovered but not re-laid.
(3) To work the western half of the Rockall via Anton Dohrn Seamount (Ellett Line) and other CTD sections. Main section from station A (east of the seamount) to M (Rockall) worked, plus a north-south section across the seamount.
(4) To recover and service fouling moorings west of South Uist. Accomplished.
(5) To make Agassiz trawl and benthic sledge hauls to the east of the Anton Dohrn Seamount and at the SMBA permanent benthos station (54.5N). Accomplished.
(6) To work CTD sections in the Sea of the Hebrides. No time available.
Ship RRS Challenger
Departure Port Ardrossan, United Kingdom
Departure Date 1982-05-06
Arrival Port Falmouth, United Kingdom
Arrival Date 1982-05-16
Principal Scientist(s) David J Ellett (Scottish Marine Biological Association)
Responsible Organisation Scottish Marine Biological Association
Associated Project(s)
IHB Sea Areas Visited North East Atlantic Ocean (limit 40W)
Marsden Squares Visited 181;477/182;124/182;142/182;225/182;3
Work Area Description N. Atlantic Ocean
Work Area Bounding Polygon 52N,16W; 60N,16W; 60N,7W; 52N,7W; 52N,16W
Southern Limit 52N
Northern Limit 60N
Western Limit 16W
Eastern Limit 7W

Cruise Inventory Datasets

Physical oceanography  
CTD stations Quantity: number of stations = 24
Description: noisy salinity  
Current meters Description: 5 c.m.deployed;6 c.m.recovered;180 days  
Water bottle stations Description: surface only  
Biology and fisheries  
Eggs and larvae Description:  
Gear research Description:  
Other biological/fisheries measurement Description: attached plants and algae  
Other biological/fisheries measurement Description: intertidal organisms  
Other biological/fisheries measurement Description: borers and foulers  
Zoobenthos Description: survey:taxonomy,biomass determination,distribution  
Zooplankton 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
23 CTD/STD cast Salinity of the water column
Temperature of the water column
Vertical spatial coordinates
1 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  
189361 CTD/STD cast 1982-05-08 16:37Z 57° 37' N, 13° 37' W Click for more
189373 CTD/STD cast 1982-05-08 18:30Z 57° 34' N, 13° 20' W Click for more
189385 CTD/STD cast 1982-05-08 20:10Z 57° 33' N, 13° 0' W Click for more
189397 CTD/STD cast 1982-05-08 21:12Z 57° 32' N, 12° 52' W Click for more
189404 CTD/STD cast 1982-05-08 22:58Z 57° 31' N, 12° 37' W Click for more
189416 CTD/STD cast 1982-05-09 02:20Z 57° 30' N, 12° 15' W Click for more
189428 CTD/STD cast 1982-05-09 05:15Z 57° 30' N, 11° 50' W Click for more
189441 CTD/STD cast 1982-05-09 07:20Z 57° 28' N, 11° 37' W Click for more
189453 CTD/STD cast 1982-05-09 08:56Z 57° 28' N, 11° 31' W Click for more
189465 CTD/STD cast 1982-05-09 10:28Z 57° 28' N, 11° 25' W Click for more
189477 CTD/STD cast 1982-05-09 11:59Z 57° 28' N, 11° 19' W Click for more
189489 CTD/STD cast 1982-05-09 13:25Z 57° 27' N, 11° 4' W Click for more
189490 CTD/STD cast 1982-05-09 15:08Z 57° 24' N, 10° 52' W Click for more
189508 CTD/STD cast 1982-05-09 16:10Z 57° 22' N, 10° 46' W Click for more
189521 CTD/STD cast 1982-05-09 17:17Z 57° 22' N, 10° 40' W Click for more
189533 CTD/STD cast 1982-05-09 18:41Z 57° 21' N, 10° 32' W Click for more
189545 CTD/STD cast 1982-05-09 20:40Z 57° 18' N, 10° 22' W Click for more
189557 CTD/STD cast 1982-05-10 12:01Z 57° 44' N, 10° 55' W Click for more
189569 CTD/STD cast 1982-05-10 15:46Z 57° 40' N, 10° 51' W Click for more
189570 CTD/STD cast 1982-05-10 17:22Z 57° 37' N, 10° 59' W Click for more
189582 CTD/STD cast 1982-05-10 20:55Z 57° 16' N, 11° 11' W Click for more
189594 CTD/STD cast 1982-05-10 22:06Z 57° 13' N, 11° 12' W Click for more
189601 CTD/STD cast 1982-05-10 23:31Z 57° 9' N, 11° 13' W Click for more
189613 CTD/STD cast 1982-05-11 00:59Z 57° 6' N, 11° 15' W Click for more

Project Database

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