BODC Cruise Metadata Report for RRS Challenger (74CH) cruise CH9

Introduction

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

Cruise Inventory Information

Long name RRS Challenger (74CH) cruise CH9
Short name CH9
Objectives and Narrative 1. To collect large volume water samples for radio-caesium analysis along a line of stations Sound of Mull - Barra Head - Shelf edge for MAFF, Lowestoft and elsewhere for University of Glasgow.
2. To service SMBA mooring "Y" in the Tiree Passage.
3. To work CTD stations along a line Sound of Mull - Barra Head - Anton Dohrn Seamount (Ellett Line) - Rockall.
4. To work CTD stations along sections in the Minch.
5. To work CTD stations, collect water samples for nutrient and phytoplankton determination and to measure light attenuation along various sections on the continental shelf north of Malin, in the Clyde Sea and Irish Sea.
6. To use an acoustic doppler current profiler to examine currents over the Great Plateau and in the Arran Deep in the Clyde Sea.
7. To collect sediment cores in the Irish Sea.
8. To service and relay current meter moorings in the Clyde Sea.
9. To collect zooplankton samples under various conditions on the shelf and in the Clyde Sea.
Ship RRS Challenger
Departure Port Oban, United Kingdom
Departure Date 1987-01-08
Arrival Port Campbeltown, United Kingdom
Arrival Date 1987-01-22
Principal Scientist(s) Anton Edwards (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;354/181;371/181;4/182;370
Work Area Description N.E. Atlantic (West of Scotland, The Minches, North Channel and Clyde Approaches)
Work Area Bounding Polygon 55N,11W; 60N,11W; 60N,1W; 55N,1W; 55N,11W
Southern Limit 55N
Northern Limit 60N
Western Limit 11W
Eastern Limit 1W

Cruise Inventory Datasets

Physical oceanography  
CTD stations Quantity: number of stations = 119
Description:  
Current meters Quantity: number of stations = 4
Description: 6 deployed;3 month  
Optics (eg underwater light levels) Quantity: number of stations = 12
Description: irradiance meter  
Water bottle stations Quantity: number of stations = 136
Description: S only 110 bottom  
Chemical oceanography  
Ammonia Quantity: number of stations = 56
Description:  
Nitrate Quantity: number of stations = 56
Description:  
Phosphate Quantity: number of stations = 56
Description:  
Radioactivity Quantity: number of samples = 111
Description: samples for radio-caesium analysis.  
Silicate Quantity: number of stations = 56
Description:  
Biology and fisheries  
Phytoplankton pigs (eg chlorophyll, fluorescence) Quantity: number of stations = 58
Description:  
Primary productivity Quantity: number of stations = 3
Description:  
Zooplankton Quantity: number of surveys = 2
Description: survey:distribution,biomass determination,energy transfers,population structures  

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
119 CTD/STD cast Salinity of the water column
Temperature of the water column
Vertical spatial coordinates
1 Savonius rotor current meter Date and time
Horizontal velocity of the water column (currents)
Moored instrument depth
Temperature of the water column

Note: Parameter terms are taken from the BODC Parameter Discovery Vocabulary XML (SKOS)

Full List

BODC Reference Instrument Description Date/Time Location  
249403 Savonius rotor current meter 1987-01-09 16:00Z to 1987-05-01 08:00Z 56° 37' N, 6° 23' W Click for more
264031 CTD/STD cast 1987-01-08 19:10Z 56° 40' N, 6° 7' W Click for more
264043 CTD/STD cast 1987-01-08 20:32Z 56° 40' N, 6° 7' W Click for more
264055 CTD/STD cast 1987-01-08 21:42Z 56° 40' N, 6° 16' W Click for more
264067 CTD/STD cast 1987-01-08 23:15Z 56° 43' N, 6° 27' W Click for more
264079 CTD/STD cast 1987-01-09 00:59Z 56° 43' N, 6° 45' W Click for more
264080 CTD/STD cast 1987-01-09 02:26Z 56° 43' N, 7° 0' W Click for more
264092 CTD/STD cast 1987-01-09 21:21Z 56° 43' N, 7° 19' W Click for more
264111 CTD/STD cast 1987-01-09 22:18Z 56° 43' N, 7° 30' W Click for more
264123 CTD/STD cast 1987-01-09 23:20Z 56° 43' N, 7° 40' W Click for more
264135 CTD/STD cast 1987-01-10 01:35Z 56° 46' N, 8° 0' W Click for more
264147 CTD/STD cast 1987-01-10 03:21Z 56° 51' N, 8° 19' W Click for more
264159 CTD/STD cast 1987-01-10 04:23Z 56° 52' N, 8° 30' W Click for more
264160 CTD/STD cast 1987-01-10 06:45Z 56° 57' N, 8° 46' W Click for more
264172 CTD/STD cast 1987-01-10 08:31Z 57° 0' N, 9° 0' W Click for more
264184 CTD/STD cast 1987-01-10 11:36Z 57° 3' N, 9° 13' W Click for more
264196 CTD/STD cast 1987-01-10 12:49Z 57° 6' N, 9° 25' W Click for more
264203 CTD/STD cast 1987-01-10 14:28Z 57° 9' N, 9° 42' W Click for more
264215 CTD/STD cast 1987-01-10 16:56Z 57° 13' N, 10° 3' W Click for more
264227 CTD/STD cast 1987-01-10 19:27Z 57° 18' N, 10° 22' W Click for more
264239 CTD/STD cast 1987-01-10 21:35Z 57° 22' N, 10° 40' W Click for more
264240 CTD/STD cast 1987-01-10 23:59Z 57° 24' N, 10° 52' W Click for more
264252 CTD/STD cast 1987-01-11 01:45Z 57° 27' N, 11° 4' W Click for more
264264 CTD/STD cast 1987-01-11 03:12Z 57° 28' N, 11° 19' W Click for more
264276 CTD/STD cast 1987-01-11 04:40Z 57° 28' N, 11° 31' W Click for more
264288 CTD/STD cast 1987-01-11 06:53Z 57° 29' N, 11° 51' W Click for more
264307 CTD/STD cast 1987-01-12 07:06Z 58° 16' N, 5° 18' W Click for more
264319 CTD/STD cast 1987-01-12 08:08Z 58° 16' N, 5° 30' W Click for more
264320 CTD/STD cast 1987-01-12 09:05Z 58° 16' N, 5° 39' W Click for more
264332 CTD/STD cast 1987-01-12 10:01Z 58° 16' N, 5° 49' W Click for more
264344 CTD/STD cast 1987-01-12 10:52Z 58° 16' N, 6° 0' W Click for more
264356 CTD/STD cast 1987-01-12 11:43Z 58° 16' N, 6° 10' W Click for more
264368 CTD/STD cast 1987-01-12 15:57Z 57° 43' N, 5° 48' W Click for more
264381 CTD/STD cast 1987-01-12 16:45Z 57° 43' N, 5° 54' W Click for more
264393 CTD/STD cast 1987-01-12 18:01Z 57° 43' N, 6° 1' W Click for more
264400 CTD/STD cast 1987-01-12 18:43Z 57° 43' N, 6° 7' W Click for more
264412 CTD/STD cast 1987-01-12 20:11Z 57° 45' N, 6° 13' W Click for more
264424 CTD/STD cast 1987-01-12 20:53Z 57° 46' N, 6° 19' W Click for more
264436 CTD/STD cast 1987-01-12 21:33Z 57° 49' N, 6° 24' W Click for more
264448 CTD/STD cast 1987-01-12 22:13Z 57° 51' N, 6° 30' W Click for more
264461 CTD/STD cast 1987-01-13 03:43Z 57° 7' N, 7° 10' W Click for more
264473 CTD/STD cast 1987-01-13 04:55Z 57° 4' N, 7° 0' W Click for more
264485 CTD/STD cast 1987-01-13 05:53Z 57° 1' N, 6° 49' W Click for more
264497 CTD/STD cast 1987-01-13 07:04Z 56° 58' N, 6° 37' W Click for more
343802 CTD/STD cast 1987-01-13 17:51Z 56° 16' N, 6° 4' W Click for more
343814 CTD/STD cast 1987-01-13 18:35Z 56° 13' N, 6° 2' W Click for more
343826 CTD/STD cast 1987-01-13 19:22Z 56° 10' N, 5° 58' W Click for more
343838 CTD/STD cast 1987-01-13 20:07Z 56° 8' N, 5° 55' W Click for more
343851 CTD/STD cast 1987-01-13 20:44Z 56° 6' N, 5° 53' W Click for more
343863 CTD/STD cast 1987-01-13 23:18Z 55° 33' N, 6° 28' W Click for more
343875 CTD/STD cast 1987-01-14 00:06Z 55° 57' N, 6° 34' W Click for more
343887 CTD/STD cast 1987-01-14 01:00Z 56° 1' N, 6° 41' W Click for more
343899 CTD/STD cast 1987-01-14 01:53Z 56° 5' N, 6° 47' W Click for more
343906 CTD/STD cast 1987-01-14 02:45Z 56° 9' N, 6° 53' W Click for more
343918 CTD/STD cast 1987-01-14 03:42Z 56° 13' N, 6° 58' W Click for more
343931 CTD/STD cast 1987-01-14 04:40Z 56° 16' N, 7° 4' W Click for more
343943 CTD/STD cast 1987-01-14 11:05Z 56° 24' N, 5° 37' W Click for more
343955 CTD/STD cast 1987-01-14 14:19Z 56° 19' N, 5° 41' W Click for more
343967 CTD/STD cast 1987-01-14 15:21Z 56° 17' N, 5° 49' W Click for more
343979 CTD/STD cast 1987-01-14 17:20Z 56° 13' N, 6° 1' W Click for more
343980 CTD/STD cast 1987-01-14 20:24Z 56° 10' N, 6° 9' W Click for more
343992 CTD/STD cast 1987-01-14 21:31Z 56° 7' N, 6° 19' W Click for more
344006 CTD/STD cast 1987-01-14 22:57Z 56° 7' N, 6° 30' W Click for more
344018 CTD/STD cast 1987-01-15 00:28Z 56° 0' N, 6° 50' W Click for more
344031 CTD/STD cast 1987-01-15 01:54Z 56° 0' N, 7° 0' W Click for more
344043 CTD/STD cast 1987-01-15 03:12Z 56° 0' N, 7° 15' W Click for more
344055 CTD/STD cast 1987-01-15 04:56Z 56° 0' N, 7° 30' W Click for more
344067 CTD/STD cast 1987-01-15 06:09Z 56° 0' N, 7° 45' W Click for more
344079 CTD/STD cast 1987-01-15 08:13Z 56° 0' N, 8° 0' W Click for more
344080 CTD/STD cast 1987-01-15 09:23Z 56° 0' N, 8° 15' W Click for more
344092 CTD/STD cast 1987-01-15 11:04Z 56° 0' N, 8° 30' W Click for more
344111 CTD/STD cast 1987-01-15 13:04Z 56° 0' N, 8° 45' W Click for more
344123 CTD/STD cast 1987-01-15 18:25Z 55° 46' N, 8° 0' W Click for more
344135 CTD/STD cast 1987-01-15 19:54Z 55° 46' N, 7° 41' W Click for more
344147 CTD/STD cast 1987-01-15 21:36Z 55° 46' N, 7° 29' W Click for more
344159 CTD/STD cast 1987-01-15 22:32Z 55° 46' N, 7° 16' W Click for more
344160 CTD/STD cast 1987-01-16 00:16Z 55° 46' N, 7° 4' W Click for more
344172 CTD/STD cast 1987-01-16 01:21Z 55° 46' N, 6° 55' W Click for more
344184 CTD/STD cast 1987-01-16 02:43Z 55° 46' N, 6° 46' W Click for more
344196 CTD/STD cast 1987-01-16 03:35Z 55° 46' N, 6° 37' W Click for more
344203 CTD/STD cast 1987-01-16 05:08Z 55° 46' N, 6° 28' W Click for more
344215 CTD/STD cast 1987-01-16 06:53Z 55° 42' N, 6° 22' W Click for more
344227 CTD/STD cast 1987-01-16 07:47Z 55° 37' N, 6° 25' W Click for more
344239 CTD/STD cast 1987-01-16 08:43Z 55° 32' N, 6° 29' W Click for more
344240 CTD/STD cast 1987-01-16 09:34Z 55° 28' N, 6° 33' W Click for more
344252 CTD/STD cast 1987-01-16 11:14Z 55° 23' N, 6° 37' W Click for more
344264 CTD/STD cast 1987-01-16 12:16Z 55° 18' N, 6° 41' W Click for more
344276 CTD/STD cast 1987-01-16 13:34Z 55° 13' N, 6° 45' W Click for more
344288 CTD/STD cast 1987-01-16 17:37Z 55° 9' N, 6° 0' W Click for more
344307 CTD/STD cast 1987-01-16 18:30Z 55° 11' N, 5° 55' W Click for more
344319 CTD/STD cast 1987-01-16 19:48Z 55° 12' N, 5° 52' W Click for more
344320 CTD/STD cast 1987-01-16 20:28Z 55° 15' N, 5° 47' W Click for more
344332 CTD/STD cast 1987-01-16 22:16Z 55° 17' N, 5° 44' W Click for more
344344 CTD/STD cast 1987-01-16 23:18Z 55° 13' N, 5° 37' W Click for more
344356 CTD/STD cast 1987-01-17 00:47Z 55° 9' N, 5° 32' W Click for more
344368 CTD/STD cast 1987-01-17 02:20Z 55° 4' N, 5° 26' W Click for more
344381 CTD/STD cast 1987-01-17 04:21Z 55° 1' N, 5° 19' W Click for more
344393 CTD/STD cast 1987-01-20 14:43Z 55° 9' N, 5° 19' W Click for more
344400 CTD/STD cast 1987-01-20 16:18Z 55° 13' N, 5° 15' W Click for more
344412 CTD/STD cast 1987-01-20 17:19Z 55° 15' N, 5° 13' W Click for more
344424 CTD/STD cast 1987-01-20 18:31Z 55° 19' N, 5° 7' W Click for more
344436 CTD/STD cast 1987-01-20 19:27Z 55° 20' N, 5° 4' W Click for more
344448 CTD/STD cast 1987-01-20 21:23Z 55° 28' N, 5° 1' W Click for more
344461 CTD/STD cast 1987-01-20 22:31Z 55° 28' N, 4° 55' W Click for more
344473 CTD/STD cast 1987-01-20 23:51Z 55° 28' N, 4° 49' W Click for more
344485 CTD/STD cast 1987-01-21 01:06Z 55° 28' N, 4° 45' W Click for more
344497 CTD/STD cast 1987-01-21 06:09Z 55° 34' N, 4° 59' W Click for more
344504 CTD/STD cast 1987-01-21 07:45Z 55° 37' N, 5° 0' W Click for more
344516 CTD/STD cast 1987-01-21 14:15Z 55° 34' N, 4° 59' W Click for more
344528 CTD/STD cast 1987-01-21 17:01Z 55° 46' N, 5° 15' W Click for more
344541 CTD/STD cast 1987-01-21 19:12Z 55° 54' N, 5° 23' W Click for more
344553 CTD/STD cast 1987-01-21 19:58Z 55° 58' N, 5° 23' W Click for more
344565 CTD/STD cast 1987-01-21 22:01Z 55° 45' N, 5° 16' W Click for more
344577 CTD/STD cast 1987-01-21 23:16Z 55° 39' N, 5° 25' W Click for more
344589 CTD/STD cast 1987-01-22 00:50Z 55° 34' N, 5° 24' W Click for more
344590 CTD/STD cast 1987-01-22 01:37Z 55° 31' N, 5° 25' W Click for more
344608 CTD/STD cast 1987-01-22 02:49Z 55° 27' N, 5° 27' W Click for more
344621 CTD/STD cast 1987-01-22 03:46Z 55° 22' N, 5° 27' W Click for more
344633 CTD/STD cast 1987-01-22 05:14Z 55° 16' N, 5° 30' W Click for more
344645 CTD/STD cast 1987-01-22 06:12Z 55° 19' N, 5° 28' W Click for more

Project Database

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

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