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BODC Cruise Metadata Report for RRS Frederick Russell cruise FR7B/86

Introduction

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Cruise Inventory Information

Long name RRS Frederick Russell cruise FR7B/86
Short name FR7B/86
Objectives and Narrative The objectives of this cruise were:
(1) To service MAFF moorings (7 current meter plus one tetrapod) in the eastern Irish Sea and collect complementary CTD data. Six current meter moorings recovered and re-laid. Tetrapod not recovered. CTD profiles at all stations plus 3 sections.
(2) To service three SMBA current meter moorings in the outer Firth of Clyde and work CTD plus radiocaesium stations in the North Channel - Clyde area. Moorings serviced and a limited number of CTD stations worked.
(3) To recover three UCNW moorings to the west of the Firth of Lorne. Two of three recovered.
(4) To collect radiocaesium samples between Barra Head and the Sound of Mull. Accomplished.
(5) To service the SMBA current meter mooring in the Tiree Passage. Accomplished.
Ship RRS Frederick Russell
Departure Port Barry, United Kingdom
Departure Date 1986-08-21
Arrival Port Dunstaffnage, United Kingdom
Arrival Date 1986-08-29
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, Irish Sea and St. George's Channel
Marsden Squares Visited 181;134/181;143/181;144/181;245/181;246/181;354/181;455/181;466/181;467
Work Area Description Eastern Irish sea; North Channel; Firth of Clyde; Hebridean Seas
Work Area Bounding Polygon 53N,8W; 57N,8W; 57N,3W; 53N,3W; 53N,8W
Southern Limit 53N
Northern Limit 57N
Western Limit 8W
Eastern Limit 3W

Cruise Inventory Datasets

Physical oceanography  
CTD stations Quantity: number of stations = 42
Description:  
Current meters Quantity: 18
Description: 23 recovered;6 weeks  
Water bottle stations Quantity: number of stations = 45
Description: 42 bottom  
Chemical oceanography  
Radioactivity Quantity: number of samples = 52
Description: Cs-137  

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
42 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  
346258 CTD/STD cast 1986-08-22 17:47Z 53° 36' N, 4° 39' W Click for more
346271 CTD/STD cast 1986-08-23 10:49Z 54° 29' N, 3° 41' W Click for more
346283 CTD/STD cast 1986-08-23 12:18Z 54° 27' N, 3° 49' W Click for more
346295 CTD/STD cast 1986-08-23 14:55Z 54° 27' N, 3° 57' W Click for more
346302 CTD/STD cast 1986-08-23 18:55Z 54° 22' N, 4° 3' W Click for more
346314 CTD/STD cast 1986-08-23 20:04Z 54° 19' N, 4° 13' W Click for more
346326 CTD/STD cast 1986-08-23 23:39Z 53° 58' N, 4° 37' W Click for more
346338 CTD/STD cast 1986-08-24 00:51Z 53° 52' N, 4° 39' W Click for more
346351 CTD/STD cast 1986-08-24 01:47Z 53° 46' N, 4° 39' W Click for more
346363 CTD/STD cast 1986-08-24 02:49Z 53° 41' N, 4° 38' W Click for more
346375 CTD/STD cast 1986-08-24 03:41Z 53° 36' N, 4° 39' W Click for more
346387 CTD/STD cast 1986-08-24 16:57Z 54° 34' N, 4° 23' W Click for more
346399 CTD/STD cast 1986-08-24 18:50Z 54° 38' N, 4° 22' W Click for more
346406 CTD/STD cast 1986-08-24 20:12Z 54° 31' N, 4° 22' W Click for more
346418 CTD/STD cast 1986-08-24 20:54Z 54° 28' N, 4° 21' W Click for more
346431 CTD/STD cast 1986-08-25 01:17Z 54° 41' N, 5° 25' W Click for more
346443 CTD/STD cast 1986-08-25 02:25Z 54° 43' N, 5° 19' W Click for more
346455 CTD/STD cast 1986-08-25 03:28Z 54° 44' N, 5° 15' W Click for more
346467 CTD/STD cast 1986-08-25 04:59Z 54° 46' N, 5° 10' W Click for more
346479 CTD/STD cast 1986-08-25 06:07Z 54° 48' N, 5° 4' W Click for more
346480 CTD/STD cast 1986-08-26 11:30Z 55° 27' N, 5° 28' W Click for more
346492 CTD/STD cast 1986-08-26 12:33Z 55° 24' N, 5° 19' W Click for more
346511 CTD/STD cast 1986-08-26 13:20Z 55° 22' N, 5° 12' W Click for more
346523 CTD/STD cast 1986-08-26 13:59Z 55° 20' N, 5° 8' W Click for more
346535 CTD/STD cast 1986-08-26 14:27Z 55° 19' N, 5° 5' W Click for more
346547 CTD/STD cast 1986-08-26 15:16Z 55° 16' N, 4° 55' W Click for more
346559 CTD/STD cast 1986-08-26 16:21Z 55° 23' N, 5° 5' W Click for more
346560 CTD/STD cast 1986-08-27 12:10Z 56° 15' N, 6° 5' W Click for more
346572 CTD/STD cast 1986-08-27 13:06Z 56° 14' N, 6° 2' W Click for more
346584 CTD/STD cast 1986-08-27 13:45Z 56° 10' N, 5° 58' W Click for more
346596 CTD/STD cast 1986-08-27 14:39Z 56° 7' N, 5° 55' W Click for more
346603 CTD/STD cast 1986-08-27 15:16Z 56° 5' N, 5° 52' W Click for more
346615 CTD/STD cast 1986-08-27 16:53Z 56° 17' N, 5° 49' W Click for more
346627 CTD/STD cast 1986-08-27 17:50Z 56° 19' N, 5° 41' W Click for more
346639 CTD/STD cast 1986-08-27 18:43Z 56° 25' N, 5° 36' W Click for more
346640 CTD/STD cast 1986-08-27 20:02Z 56° 31' N, 5° 50' W Click for more
346652 CTD/STD cast 1986-08-27 21:25Z 56° 40' N, 6° 7' W Click for more
346664 CTD/STD cast 1986-08-27 22:31Z 56° 40' N, 6° 16' W Click for more
346676 CTD/STD cast 1986-08-27 23:55Z 56° 44' N, 6° 26' W Click for more
346688 CTD/STD cast 1986-08-28 02:02Z 56° 44' N, 6° 45' W Click for more
346707 CTD/STD cast 1986-08-28 04:07Z 56° 43' N, 7° 0' W Click for more
346719 CTD/STD cast 1986-08-28 05:28Z 56° 44' N, 7° 20' W Click for more

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