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BODC Cruise Metadata Report for RRS Challenger (74CH) cruise CH67A

Introduction

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

Cruise Inventory Information

Long name RRS Challenger (74CH) cruise CH67A
Short name CH67A
Objectives and Narrative 1. To sample the benthopelagic fish populations of the Faroe-Shetland Channel.
2. To work CTD stations of the Anton Dohrn Seamount section between Rockall and the shelf-edge.
3. To collect large volume water samples and Ellett Line CTD profiles at standard positions between the shelf-edge and the Sound of Mull.
4. To service the DML current meter mooring in the Tiree Passage.
5. To study the biology of coccolithophores of the northern Rockall Channel and continental shelf.
Ship RRS Challenger
Departure Port Great Yarmouth, United Kingdom
Departure Date 1990-06-21
Arrival Port Oban, United Kingdom
Arrival Date 1990-06-29
Principal Scientist(s) David J Ellett (Dunstaffnage Marine Laboratory)
Responsible Organisation ED-GEO2
Associated Project(s)
IHB Sea Areas Visited North Sea, Inner Seas off the West Coast of Scotland, North East Atlantic Ocean (limit 40W)
Marsden Squares Visited 181;1/181;2/181;3/181;4/182;3/217;1/217;2
Work Area Description NW Scotland. Faroe-Shetland Channel, Rockall Channel and Scottish continental shelf.
Work Area Bounding Polygon 50N,15W; 65N,15W; 65N,0E; 50N,0E; 50N,15W
Southern Limit 50N
Northern Limit 65N
Western Limit 15W
Eastern Limit 0E

Cruise Inventory Datasets

Physical oceanography  
Bathythermograph Quantity: number of profiles = 5
Description:  
CTD stations Quantity: number of stations = 31
Description:  
Current meters Quantity: number of deployments = 2
Description: 2 current meters deployed  
Water bottle stations Quantity: number of stations = 16
Description: S  
Chemical oceanography  
Radioactivity Quantity: number of samples = 26
Description: Cs137  
Biology and fisheries  
Demersal fish Quantity: number of stations = 7
Description: population and environments  
Phytobenthos Quantity: number of stations = 5
Description: description of communities  
Phytoplankton Quantity: number of stations = 4
Description:  
Zoobenthos Quantity: number of stations = 5
Description: description of communities  

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
31 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  
314846 CTD/STD cast 1990-06-22 15:20Z 57° 34' N, 1° 17' W Click for more
314858 CTD/STD cast 1990-06-23 20:27Z 61° 21' N, 3° 23' W Click for more
314871 CTD/STD cast 1990-06-24 17:05Z 60° 1' N, 3° 45' W Click for more
314883 CTD/STD cast 1990-06-26 15:00Z 57° 52' N, 11° 30' W Click for more
314895 CTD/STD cast 1990-06-26 22:58Z 57° 34' N, 13° 39' W Click for more
314902 CTD/STD cast 1990-06-27 01:27Z 57° 33' N, 13° 19' W Click for more
314914 CTD/STD cast 1990-06-27 02:59Z 57° 33' N, 13° 0' W Click for more
314926 CTD/STD cast 1990-06-27 04:12Z 57° 32' N, 12° 52' W Click for more
314938 CTD/STD cast 1990-06-27 06:16Z 57° 31' N, 12° 37' W Click for more
314951 CTD/STD cast 1990-06-27 08:52Z 57° 30' N, 12° 15' W Click for more
314963 CTD/STD cast 1990-06-27 11:36Z 57° 29' N, 11° 51' W Click for more
314975 CTD/STD cast 1990-06-27 13:58Z 57° 28' N, 11° 31' W Click for more
314987 CTD/STD cast 1990-06-27 15:51Z 57° 28' N, 11° 19' W Click for more
314999 CTD/STD cast 1990-06-27 17:17Z 57° 27' N, 11° 5' W Click for more
315002 CTD/STD cast 1990-06-27 18:42Z 57° 24' N, 10° 52' W Click for more
315014 CTD/STD cast 1990-06-27 20:10Z 57° 21' N, 10° 40' W Click for more
315026 CTD/STD cast 1990-06-27 22:13Z 57° 18' N, 10° 23' W Click for more
315038 CTD/STD cast 1990-06-28 00:58Z 57° 13' N, 10° 3' W Click for more
315051 CTD/STD cast 1990-06-28 03:06Z 57° 9' N, 9° 42' W Click for more
315063 CTD/STD cast 1990-06-28 05:06Z 57° 6' N, 9° 25' W Click for more
315075 CTD/STD cast 1990-06-28 06:44Z 57° 3' N, 9° 13' W Click for more
315087 CTD/STD cast 1990-06-28 07:54Z 57° 0' N, 9° 0' W Click for more
315099 CTD/STD cast 1990-06-28 10:32Z 56° 52' N, 8° 30' W Click for more
315106 CTD/STD cast 1990-06-28 12:33Z 56° 46' N, 8° 0' W Click for more
315118 CTD/STD cast 1990-06-28 14:43Z 56° 43' N, 7° 40' W Click for more
315131 CTD/STD cast 1990-06-28 16:07Z 56° 43' N, 7° 20' W Click for more
315143 CTD/STD cast 1990-06-28 18:09Z 56° 43' N, 7° 0' W Click for more
315155 CTD/STD cast 1990-06-28 23:20Z 56° 43' N, 6° 45' W Click for more
315167 CTD/STD cast 1990-06-29 01:29Z 56° 43' N, 6° 25' W Click for more
315179 CTD/STD cast 1990-06-29 02:24Z 56° 40' N, 6° 16' W Click for more
315180 CTD/STD cast 1990-06-29 04:05Z 56° 40' N, 6° 8' W Click for more

Project Database

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

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