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BODC Cruise Metadata Report for RRS Challenger (74CH) cruise CH71A

Introduction

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

Cruise Inventory Information

Long name RRS Challenger (74CH) cruise CH71A
Short name CH71A
Objectives and Narrative Aims:
1. To work the CTD stations of the Anton Dohrn Seamount section between Rockall and the shelf-edge.
2. To collect large-volume water samples between the shelf-edge and the Sound of Mull (Ellett Line).
3. To redeploy the DML current meter in the Tiree Passage.
Ship RRS Challenger
Departure Port Aberdeen, United Kingdom
Departure Date 1990-08-29
Arrival Port Oban, United Kingdom
Arrival Date 1990-09-05
Principal Scientist(s) David J Ellett (Dunstaffnage Marine Laboratory)
Responsible Organisation DAFS Aberdeen Marine Laboratory
Associated Project(s) WOCE
IHB Sea Areas Visited Inner Seas off the West Coast of Scotland, North East Atlantic Ocean (limit 40W)
Marsden Squares Visited 181;3/182;1/182;4
Work Area Description NW Scotland
Work Area Bounding Polygon 50N,20W; 60N,20W; 60N,0E; 50N,0E; 50N,20W
Southern Limit 50N
Northern Limit 60N
Western Limit 20W
Eastern Limit 0E

Cruise Inventory Datasets

Physical oceanography  
CTD stations Quantity: number of stations = 59
Description: 36 at Sound of Mull-Rockall Section (WOC)E & 20 at Sea of Hebrides  
Current meters Quantity: number of stations = 1
Description: 2 cms deployed  
Chemical oceanography  
Radioactivity Quantity: number of samples = 10
Description: Radiocaesium sampling  
Biology and fisheries  
Exploratory fishing Quantity: number of hauls = 7
Description: Benthopelagic fish sampling for seasonal sampling  
Zoobenthos Quantity: number of deployments = 4
Description: box cores - seasonal benthos studies  
Zoobenthos Quantity: number of hauls = 2
Description: Agasiz trawls  
Zoobenthos Quantity: number of hauls = 4
Description: epibenthic sledge  
Geology and geophysics  
Core - soft bottom Quantity: number of cores = 9
Description: gravity cores for tephra horizons  

Cruise Inventory Mooring/Buoy Operations

Latitude Longitude Data type Description
56° 37' N 6° 24' W Current meters Mooring laid 3 Sep,meters at 27m and 37m,sounding 47m,recovery due Dec 1990

Summary of BODC Data Holdings for the Cruise

National Oceanographic Database

Summary

# Series Instrument Description Parameters
59 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  
259551 CTD/STD cast 1990-08-31 18:47Z 57° 40' N, 12° 51' W Click for more
259563 CTD/STD cast 1990-08-31 20:01Z 57° 40' N, 12° 55' W Click for more
259575 CTD/STD cast 1990-08-31 20:57Z 57° 40' N, 12° 58' W Click for more
259587 CTD/STD cast 1990-08-31 21:35Z 57° 40' N, 12° 58' W Click for more
259606 CTD/STD cast 1990-09-01 02:50Z 57° 34' N, 13° 43' W Click for more
259618 CTD/STD cast 1990-09-01 04:22Z 57° 34' N, 13° 19' W Click for more
259631 CTD/STD cast 1990-09-01 05:34Z 57° 33' N, 13° 4' W Click for more
259643 CTD/STD cast 1990-09-01 06:16Z 57° 33' N, 13° 0' W Click for more
259655 CTD/STD cast 1990-09-01 07:31Z 57° 33' N, 12° 55' W Click for more
259667 CTD/STD cast 1990-09-01 08:31Z 57° 31' N, 12° 52' W Click for more
259679 CTD/STD cast 1990-09-01 10:10Z 57° 31' N, 12° 37' W Click for more
259680 CTD/STD cast 1990-09-01 10:28Z 57° 31' N, 12° 37' W Click for more
259692 CTD/STD cast 1990-09-01 11:10Z 57° 31' N, 12° 37' W Click for more
259711 CTD/STD cast 1990-09-01 12:49Z 57° 31' N, 12° 15' W Click for more
259723 CTD/STD cast 1990-09-01 15:32Z 57° 28' N, 11° 51' W Click for more
259735 CTD/STD cast 1990-09-01 18:19Z 57° 28' N, 11° 31' W Click for more
259747 CTD/STD cast 1990-09-01 20:40Z 57° 28' N, 11° 19' W Click for more
259759 CTD/STD cast 1990-09-01 22:11Z 57° 27' N, 11° 4' W Click for more
259760 CTD/STD cast 1990-09-01 23:47Z 57° 24' N, 10° 52' W Click for more
259772 CTD/STD cast 1990-09-02 01:21Z 57° 22' N, 10° 40' W Click for more
259784 CTD/STD cast 1990-09-02 03:57Z 57° 18' N, 10° 22' W Click for more
259796 CTD/STD cast 1990-09-02 07:07Z 57° 13' N, 10° 3' W Click for more
259803 CTD/STD cast 1990-09-02 09:57Z 57° 9' N, 9° 42' W Click for more
259815 CTD/STD cast 1990-09-02 12:29Z 57° 6' N, 9° 25' W Click for more
259827 CTD/STD cast 1990-09-02 14:24Z 57° 3' N, 9° 13' W Click for more
259839 CTD/STD cast 1990-09-02 15:38Z 57° 0' N, 9° 0' W Click for more
259840 CTD/STD cast 1990-09-02 17:10Z 56° 57' N, 8° 46' W Click for more
259852 CTD/STD cast 1990-09-02 18:36Z 56° 52' N, 8° 30' W Click for more
259864 CTD/STD cast 1990-09-02 20:05Z 56° 52' N, 8° 30' W Click for more
259876 CTD/STD cast 1990-09-02 21:47Z 56° 46' N, 8° 0' W Click for more
259888 CTD/STD cast 1990-09-03 00:08Z 56° 43' N, 7° 40' W Click for more
259907 CTD/STD cast 1990-09-03 00:58Z 56° 43' N, 7° 30' W Click for more
259919 CTD/STD cast 1990-09-03 01:54Z 56° 43' N, 7° 19' W Click for more
259920 CTD/STD cast 1990-09-03 04:05Z 56° 43' N, 7° 0' W Click for more
259932 CTD/STD cast 1990-09-03 05:13Z 56° 43' N, 6° 45' W Click for more
259944 CTD/STD cast 1990-09-03 07:02Z 56° 43' N, 6° 27' W Click for more
259956 CTD/STD cast 1990-09-03 08:08Z 56° 40' N, 6° 16' W Click for more
259968 CTD/STD cast 1990-09-03 10:04Z 56° 40' N, 6° 7' W Click for more
259981 CTD/STD cast 1990-09-03 12:30Z 56° 48' N, 5° 55' W Click for more
259993 CTD/STD cast 1990-09-03 13:19Z 56° 49' N, 6° 4' W Click for more
260005 CTD/STD cast 1990-09-03 14:07Z 56° 52' N, 6° 12' W Click for more
260017 CTD/STD cast 1990-09-03 14:59Z 56° 54' N, 6° 21' W Click for more
260029 CTD/STD cast 1990-09-03 19:33Z 56° 57' N, 6° 28' W Click for more
260030 CTD/STD cast 1990-09-03 20:22Z 56° 58' N, 6° 37' W Click for more
260042 CTD/STD cast 1990-09-03 21:26Z 57° 1' N, 6° 49' W Click for more
260054 CTD/STD cast 1990-09-03 22:27Z 57° 4' N, 7° 1' W Click for more
260066 CTD/STD cast 1990-09-03 23:33Z 57° 7' N, 7° 10' W Click for more
260078 CTD/STD cast 1990-09-04 02:50Z 57° 36' N, 7° 4' W Click for more
260091 CTD/STD cast 1990-09-04 03:22Z 57° 34' N, 7° 0' W Click for more
260109 CTD/STD cast 1990-09-04 04:04Z 57° 34' N, 6° 54' W Click for more
260110 CTD/STD cast 1990-09-04 04:35Z 57° 33' N, 6° 49' W Click for more
260122 CTD/STD cast 1990-09-04 05:08Z 57° 31' N, 6° 45' W Click for more
260134 CTD/STD cast 1990-09-04 05:43Z 57° 31' N, 6° 40' W Click for more
260146 CTD/STD cast 1990-09-04 08:15Z 57° 19' N, 6° 31' W Click for more
260158 CTD/STD cast 1990-09-04 08:43Z 57° 16' N, 6° 34' W Click for more
260171 CTD/STD cast 1990-09-04 09:15Z 57° 13' N, 6° 34' W Click for more
260183 CTD/STD cast 1990-09-04 09:57Z 57° 10' N, 6° 39' W Click for more
260195 CTD/STD cast 1990-09-04 10:47Z 57° 6' N, 6° 43' W Click for more
260202 CTD/STD cast 1990-09-04 11:34Z 57° 1' N, 6° 49' W Click for more

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