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BODC Cruise Metadata Report for RRS Challenger (74CH) cruise CH64

Introduction

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

Cruise Inventory Information

Long name RRS Challenger (74CH) cruise CH64
Short name CH64
Objectives and Narrative Algal blooms and biogenic gas production in the North Sea. Two leg cruise
Ship RRS Challenger
Departure Port Dundee, United Kingdom
Departure Date 1990-04-03
Arrival Port Great Yarmouth, United Kingdom
Arrival Date 1990-05-03
Principal Scientist(s) Nicholas J P Owens (Plymouth Marine Laboratory)
Responsible Organisation Plymouth Marine Laboratory
Associated Project(s) North Sea Project
IHB Sea Areas Visited North Sea
Marsden Squares Visited 181;1/181;3/216;1/216;2/216;3/216;4/252;1
Work Area Description Southern North Sea
Work Area Bounding Polygon 50N,5W; 65N,5W; 65N,10E; 50N,10E; 50N,5W
Southern Limit 50N
Northern Limit 65N
Western Limit 5W
Eastern Limit 10E

Cruise Inventory Datasets

Physical oceanography  
CTD stations Quantity: number of profiles = 50
Description:  
Optics (eg underwater light levels) Quantity: track kilometres = 6482
Description: UOR  
Subsurface temperature and salinity measurements Quantity: track kilometres = 6482
Description: UOR  
Surface measurements underway (T,S) Quantity: track kilometres = 6482
Description:  
Transparency (eg transmissometer) Quantity: track kilometres = 6482
Description: UOR  
Water bottle stations Quantity: number of profiles = 50
Description:  
Chemical oceanography  
Ammonia Quantity: track kilometres = 6482
Description: UOR  
Nitrate Quantity: track kilometres = 6482
Description: UOR  
Nitrite Quantity: track kilometres = 6482
Description: UOR  
Phosphate Quantity: track kilometres = 6482
Description: UOR  
Silicate Quantity: track kilometres = 6482
Description: UOR  
Biology and fisheries  
Other biological/fisheries measurement Quantity: number of experiments = 75
Description: surface,+ 4 nitrogen assimilation  
Particulate organic matter (inc POC, PON) Quantity: number of samples = 75
Description: surface  
Pelagic bacteria/micro-organisms Quantity: number of samples = 75
Description: surface  
Phytoplankton Quantity: number of samples = 75
Description: surface  
Phytoplankton pigs (eg chlorophyll, fluorescence) Quantity: number of experiments = 75
Description: surface nitrogen assimilation  
Primary productivity Quantity: number of experiments = 75
Description: surface nitrogen assimilation,+ 4 in situ incubations for phytoplankton production  

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 Bottle station Chlorophyll pigment concentrations in water bodies
Quality control flags
Reference numbers
Vertical spatial coordinates
49 CTD/STD cast Chlorophyll pigment concentrations in water bodies
Concentration of suspended particulate material in the water column
Density of the water column
Salinity of the water column
Temperature of the water column
Transmittance and attenuance of the water column
Vertical spatial coordinates
Visible waveband radiance and irradiance measurements in the water column
1 CTD/STD cast Chlorophyll pigment concentrations in water bodies
Concentration of suspended particulate material in the water column
Density of the water column
Salinity of the water column
Temperature of the water column
Transmittance and attenuance of the water column
Vertical spatial coordinates
1 Ship's non-toxic supply Ammonium and ammonia concentration parameters in water bodies
Chlorophyll pigment concentrations in water bodies
Concentration of suspended particulate material in the water column
Date and time
Horizontal spatial co-ordinates
Nitrate concentration parameters in the water column
Nitrite concentration parameters in the water column
Phosphate concentration parameters in the water column
Salinity of the water column
Silicate concentration parameters in the water column
Temperature of the water column
Transmittance and attenuance of the water column
Urea concentration parameters in the water column
1 Single-beam echosounder Bathymetry and Elevation
Date and time
Horizontal spatial co-ordinates

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

Full List

BODC Reference Instrument Description Date/Time Location  
822618 CTD/STD cast 1990-04-05 08:25Z 55° 51' N, 1° 25' W Click for more
822631 CTD/STD cast 1990-04-05 17:59Z 56° 0' N, 1° 0' E Click for more
822643 CTD/STD cast 1990-04-06 07:56Z 56° 10' N, 4° 12' E Click for more
822655 CTD/STD cast 1990-04-06 14:26Z 55° 54' N, 5° 30' E Click for more
822667 CTD/STD cast 1990-04-06 17:44Z 55° 45' N, 6° 17' E Click for more
822679 CTD/STD cast 1990-04-07 07:38Z 56° 54' N, 7° 18' E Click for more
822680 CTD/STD cast 1990-04-07 18:20Z 57° 44' N, 7° 48' E Click for more
822692 CTD/STD cast 1990-04-08 08:06Z 58° 17' N, 4° 53' E Click for more
822711 CTD/STD cast 1990-04-08 17:33Z 58° 40' N, 3° 28' E Click for more
822723 CTD/STD cast 1990-04-09 03:48Z 58° 10' N, 1° 45' E Click for more
822735 CTD/STD cast 1990-04-09 15:07Z 58° 13' N, 1° 52' E Click for more
822747 CTD/STD cast 1990-04-10 07:45Z 58° 9' N, 1° 24' W Click for more
822759 CTD/STD cast 1990-04-11 13:36Z 58° 36' N, 2° 30' W Click for more
822760 CTD/STD cast 1990-04-11 17:36Z 59° 4' N, 1° 50' W Click for more
822772 CTD/STD cast 1990-04-12 07:36Z 59° 55' N, 0° 6' W Click for more
822784 CTD/STD cast 1990-04-12 17:40Z 60° 11' N, 1° 15' E Click for more
822796 CTD/STD cast 1990-04-13 08:44Z 60° 11' N, 1° 16' E Click for more
822803 CTD/STD cast 1990-04-13 12:21Z 60° 16' N, 1° 16' E Click for more
822815 CTD/STD cast 1990-04-14 10:00Z 59° 53' N, 3° 58' E Click for more
822827 CTD/STD cast 1990-04-14 12:19Z 59° 54' N, 3° 58' E Click for more
822839 CTD/STD cast 1990-04-14 18:12Z 59° 33' N, 2° 58' E Click for more
822840 CTD/STD cast 1990-04-15 07:39Z 58° 15' N, 2° 53' E Click for more
822852 CTD/STD cast 1990-04-15 15:25Z 57° 9' N, 3° 31' E Click for more
822864 CTD/STD cast 1990-04-16 07:47Z 55° 7' N, 4° 31' E Click for more
822876 CTD/STD cast 1990-04-16 14:43Z 54° 34' N, 4° 50' E Click for more
822888 CTD/STD cast 1990-04-18 21:09Z 53° 39' N, 3° 31' E Click for more
822907 CTD/STD cast 1990-04-19 07:51Z 52° 18' N, 3° 7' E Click for more
822919 CTD/STD cast 1990-04-20 13:02Z 52° 39' N, 3° 39' E Click for more
822920 CTD/STD cast 1990-04-20 18:37Z 52° 9' N, 4° 7' E Click for more
822932 CTD/STD cast 1990-04-21 03:19Z 52° 8' N, 4° 7' E Click for more
822944 CTD/STD cast 1990-04-21 14:26Z 52° 3' N, 4° 4' E Click for more
822956 CTD/STD cast 1990-04-22 07:59Z 51° 22' N, 2° 22' E Click for more
822968 CTD/STD cast 1990-04-22 17:06Z 51° 45' N, 2° 18' E Click for more
822981 CTD/STD cast 1990-04-23 06:22Z 51° 30' N, 1° 27' E Click for more
822993 CTD/STD cast 1990-04-23 17:58Z 52° 11' N, 2° 3' E Click for more
823007 CTD/STD cast 1990-04-24 17:51Z 53° 39' N, 1° 52' E Click for more
823019 CTD/STD cast 1990-04-24 21:01Z 54° 2' N, 1° 45' E Click for more
823020 CTD/STD cast 1990-04-25 07:53Z 53° 28' N, 0° 49' E Click for more
823032 CTD/STD cast 1990-04-26 07:58Z 54° 34' N, 0° 24' W Click for more
823044 CTD/STD cast 1990-04-26 15:10Z 55° 2' N, 1° 0' W Click for more
823056 CTD/STD cast 1990-04-26 18:23Z 54° 46' N, 0° 54' W Click for more
823068 CTD/STD cast 1990-04-27 18:45Z 55° 13' N, 2° 54' E Click for more
823081 CTD/STD cast 1990-04-28 07:58Z 54° 35' N, 3° 40' E Click for more
823093 CTD/STD cast 1990-04-29 11:57Z 54° 34' N, 4° 51' E Click for more
823100 CTD/STD cast 1990-04-30 10:34Z 55° 0' N, 7° 30' E Click for more
823112 CTD/STD cast 1990-04-30 17:50Z 54° 28' N, 7° 10' E Click for more
823124 CTD/STD cast 1990-05-01 07:36Z 54° 13' N, 6° 35' E Click for more
823136 CTD/STD cast 1990-05-01 13:26Z 54° 0' N, 5° 44' E Click for more
823148 CTD/STD cast 1990-05-01 18:58Z 53° 45' N, 6° 42' E Click for more
823161 CTD/STD cast 1990-05-02 07:53Z 53° 43' N, 5° 36' E Click for more
953458 Single-beam echosounder 1990-04-04 08:20Z to 1990-05-02 15:22Z 51° 13' N to 60° 18' N; 3° 25' W to 8° 21' E Click for more
953483 Ship's non-toxic supply 1990-04-04 08:20Z to 1990-05-02 15:22Z 51° 13' N to 60° 18' N; 3° 25' W to 8° 21' E Click for more
1681792 Bottle station 1990-04-05 08:30Z 55° 51' N, 1° 25' W Click for more
1681811 Bottle station 1990-04-05 18:02Z 56° 0' N, 1° 0' E Click for more
1681823 Bottle station 1990-04-06 08:00Z 56° 10' N, 4° 12' E Click for more
1681835 Bottle station 1990-04-06 14:30Z 55° 54' N, 5° 30' E Click for more
1681847 Bottle station 1990-04-06 17:48Z 55° 45' N, 6° 17' E Click for more
1681859 Bottle station 1990-04-07 07:41Z 56° 54' N, 7° 18' E Click for more
1681860 Bottle station 1990-04-07 18:25Z 57° 44' N, 7° 48' E Click for more
1681872 Bottle station 1990-04-08 08:16Z 58° 17' N, 4° 53' E Click for more
1681884 Bottle station 1990-04-08 17:39Z 58° 40' N, 3° 28' E Click for more
1681896 Bottle station 1990-04-09 03:52Z 58° 10' N, 1° 45' E Click for more
1681903 Bottle station 1990-04-10 07:51Z 58° 9' N, 1° 24' W Click for more
1681915 Bottle station 1990-04-11 13:41Z 58° 36' N, 2° 30' W Click for more
1681927 Bottle station 1990-04-11 17:40Z 59° 4' N, 1° 50' W Click for more
1681939 Bottle station 1990-04-12 07:39Z 59° 55' N, 0° 6' W Click for more
1681940 Bottle station 1990-04-13 08:49Z 60° 11' N, 1° 16' E Click for more
1681952 Bottle station 1990-04-14 10:11Z 59° 53' N, 3° 58' E Click for more
1681964 Bottle station 1990-04-14 18:17Z 59° 33' N, 2° 58' E Click for more
1681976 Bottle station 1990-04-15 07:44Z 58° 15' N, 2° 53' E Click for more
1681988 Bottle station 1990-04-15 15:29Z 57° 9' N, 3° 31' E Click for more
1682003 Bottle station 1990-04-16 07:50Z 55° 7' N, 4° 31' E Click for more
1682015 Bottle station 1990-04-16 14:46Z 54° 34' N, 4° 50' E Click for more
1682027 Bottle station 1990-04-18 21:12Z 53° 39' N, 3° 31' E Click for more
1682039 Bottle station 1990-04-19 07:54Z 52° 18' N, 3° 7' E Click for more
1682040 Bottle station 1990-04-20 13:04Z 52° 39' N, 3° 39' E Click for more
1682052 Bottle station 1990-04-21 03:24Z 52° 8' N, 4° 7' E Click for more
1682064 Bottle station 1990-04-22 08:02Z 51° 22' N, 2° 22' E Click for more
1682076 Bottle station 1990-04-22 17:10Z 51° 45' N, 2° 18' E Click for more
1682088 Bottle station 1990-04-23 18:00Z 52° 11' N, 2° 3' E Click for more
1682107 Bottle station 1990-04-24 17:54Z 53° 39' N, 1° 52' E Click for more
1682119 Bottle station 1990-04-24 21:08Z 54° 2' N, 1° 45' E Click for more
1682120 Bottle station 1990-04-25 07:55Z 53° 28' N, 0° 49' E Click for more
1682132 Bottle station 1990-04-26 08:02Z 54° 34' N, 0° 24' W Click for more
1682144 Bottle station 1990-04-26 15:18Z 55° 2' N, 1° 0' W Click for more
1682156 Bottle station 1990-04-26 18:28Z 54° 46' N, 0° 54' W Click for more
1682168 Bottle station 1990-04-27 18:48Z 55° 13' N, 2° 54' E Click for more
1682181 Bottle station 1990-04-28 08:03Z 54° 35' N, 3° 40' E Click for more
1682193 Bottle station 1990-04-30 10:38Z 55° 0' N, 7° 30' E Click for more
1682200 Bottle station 1990-04-30 17:58Z 54° 28' N, 7° 10' E Click for more
1682212 Bottle station 1990-05-01 07:39Z 54° 13' N, 6° 35' E Click for more
1682224 Bottle station 1990-05-01 13:29Z 54° 0' N, 5° 44' E Click for more
1682236 Bottle station 1990-05-01 19:00Z 53° 45' N, 6° 42' E Click for more
1682248 Bottle station 1990-05-02 07:55Z 53° 43' N, 5° 36' E Click for more

Project Database

# Events Gear Type Parameters Held
50 CTD frame plus rosette sampler Transmittance and attenuance of the water column
Visible waveband radiance and irradiance measurements in the water column
Density of the water column
Chlorophyll pigment concentrations in water bodies
Salinity of the water column
Concentration of suspended particulate material in the water column
Temperature of the water column
117 Sample taken from ship's non-toxic supply Concentration of suspended particulate material in the water column

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

References

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