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BODC Cruise Metadata Report for RRS Challenger (74CH) cruise CH75B

Introduction

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

Cruise Inventory Information

Long name RRS Challenger (74CH) cruise CH75B
Short name CH75B
Objectives and Narrative 1. To work the Anton Dohrn Seamount (Ellett Line) CTD section to maintain a WOCE time series.
2. To collect large volume water samples and CTD profiles at standard positions between the Sound of Mull and the shelf-edge for radiocaesium studies.
3. To service the DML current meter mooring in the Tiree Passage.
Ship RRS Challenger
Departure Port Oban, United Kingdom
Departure Date 1991-02-23
Arrival Port Troon, United Kingdom
Arrival Date 1991-03-03
Principal Scientist(s) David J Ellett (Dunstaffnage Marine Laboratory)
Responsible Organisation Sea Education Association
Associated Project(s) WOCE
IHB Sea Areas Visited North East Atlantic Ocean (limit 40W)
Marsden Squares Visited 181;4/182;3
Work Area Description Scottish Continental Shelf, Rockall Trough, N. Channel
Work Area Bounding Polygon 55N,15W; 60N,15W; 60N,5W; 55N,5W; 55N,15W
Southern Limit 55N
Northern Limit 60N
Western Limit 15W
Eastern Limit 5W

Cruise Inventory Datasets

Physical oceanography  
Bathythermograph Quantity: number of profiles = 12
Description: XBT along Rockall-Malin Head Section  
CTD stations Quantity: number of stations = 59
Description:  
Current meters Quantity: number of stations = 1
Description: 1 cm deployed  
Surface measurements underway (T,S) Quantity: number of samples = 11
Description: salinity samples, Rockall Trough and North Channel  
Biology and fisheries  
Demersal fish Quantity: number of hauls = 9
Description: Rectangular midwater trawl, Otter trawls & Agassiz trawls  
Pelagic fish Quantity: number of hauls = 1
Description: Rectangular midwater trawl  
Phytobenthos Quantity: number of hauls = 5
Description: Multiple corer & Epibenthic sled hauls  
Zoobenthos Quantity: number of deployments = 8
Description: Multiple corer, Agassiz trawls & Epibenthic sled hauls  

Cruise Inventory Mooring/Buoy Operations

Latitude Longitude Data type Description
56° 37' N 6° 24' W Current meters Mooring laid 24 Feb recovery in July, sounding 47m, Aanderaa cms at 27m & 37m

Summary of BODC Data Holdings for the Cruise

National Oceanographic Database

Summary

# Series Instrument Description Parameters
54 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  
382352 CTD/STD cast 1991-02-24 08:21Z 56° 40' N, 6° 8' W Click for more
382364 CTD/STD cast 1991-02-24 09:54Z 56° 41' N, 6° 16' W Click for more
382376 CTD/STD cast 1991-02-24 10:48Z 56° 43' N, 6° 27' W Click for more
382388 CTD/STD cast 1991-02-24 11:00Z 56° 43' N, 6° 27' W Click for more
382407 CTD/STD cast 1991-02-24 18:05Z 56° 43' N, 6° 44' W Click for more
382419 CTD/STD cast 1991-02-24 19:20Z 56° 43' N, 7° 0' W Click for more
382420 CTD/STD cast 1991-02-24 21:48Z 56° 43' N, 7° 20' W Click for more
382432 CTD/STD cast 1991-02-24 22:48Z 56° 43' N, 7° 30' W Click for more
382444 CTD/STD cast 1991-02-24 23:59Z 56° 43' N, 7° 40' W Click for more
382456 CTD/STD cast 1991-02-25 02:28Z 56° 46' N, 8° 0' W Click for more
382468 CTD/STD cast 1991-02-26 14:13Z 56° 49' N, 8° 19' W Click for more
382481 CTD/STD cast 1991-02-26 15:15Z 56° 52' N, 8° 30' W Click for more
382493 CTD/STD cast 1991-02-26 17:16Z 56° 57' N, 8° 46' W Click for more
382500 CTD/STD cast 1991-02-26 18:35Z 57° 0' N, 9° 0' W Click for more
382512 CTD/STD cast 1991-02-26 20:18Z 57° 3' N, 9° 13' W Click for more
382524 CTD/STD cast 1991-02-26 21:44Z 57° 6' N, 9° 25' W Click for more
382536 CTD/STD cast 1991-02-27 00:12Z 57° 9' N, 9° 42' W Click for more
382548 CTD/STD cast 1991-02-27 03:44Z 57° 13' N, 10° 3' W Click for more
382561 CTD/STD cast 1991-02-27 06:55Z 57° 18' N, 10° 22' W Click for more
382573 CTD/STD cast 1991-02-27 10:00Z 57° 22' N, 10° 40' W Click for more
382585 CTD/STD cast 1991-02-27 12:42Z 57° 24' N, 10° 52' W Click for more
382597 CTD/STD cast 1991-02-27 15:10Z 57° 27' N, 11° 4' W Click for more
382604 CTD/STD cast 1991-02-27 16:49Z 57° 28' N, 11° 19' W Click for more
382616 CTD/STD cast 1991-02-27 18:17Z 57° 28' N, 11° 32' W Click for more
382628 CTD/STD cast 1991-02-27 21:23Z 57° 29' N, 11° 51' W Click for more
382641 CTD/STD cast 1991-02-28 00:26Z 57° 30' N, 12° 15' W Click for more
382653 CTD/STD cast 1991-02-28 03:35Z 57° 31' N, 12° 37' W Click for more
382665 CTD/STD cast 1991-02-28 05:57Z 57° 32' N, 12° 52' W Click for more
382677 CTD/STD cast 1991-02-28 07:34Z 57° 33' N, 13° 0' W Click for more
382689 CTD/STD cast 1991-02-28 09:25Z 57° 34' N, 13° 19' W Click for more
382690 CTD/STD cast 1991-02-28 10:57Z 57° 34' N, 13° 38' W Click for more
382708 CTD/STD cast 1991-02-28 16:31Z 56° 58' N, 12° 33' W Click for more
382721 CTD/STD cast 1991-03-01 02:12Z 56° 26' N, 11° 3' W Click for more
382733 CTD/STD cast 1991-03-01 10:20Z 55° 55' N, 9° 37' W Click for more
382745 CTD/STD cast 1991-03-01 12:34Z 55° 52' N, 9° 27' W Click for more
382757 CTD/STD cast 1991-03-01 14:29Z 55° 46' N, 9° 16' W Click for more
382769 CTD/STD cast 1991-03-01 15:39Z 55° 46' N, 9° 0' W Click for more
382770 CTD/STD cast 1991-03-01 17:24Z 55° 46' N, 8° 30' W Click for more
382782 CTD/STD cast 1991-03-01 19:14Z 55° 46' N, 8° 0' W Click for more
382794 CTD/STD cast 1991-03-01 20:26Z 55° 46' N, 7° 41' W Click for more
382801 CTD/STD cast 1991-03-01 21:18Z 55° 46' N, 7° 28' W Click for more
382813 CTD/STD cast 1991-03-01 22:10Z 55° 46' N, 7° 16' W Click for more
382825 CTD/STD cast 1991-03-01 23:05Z 55° 46' N, 7° 4' W Click for more
382837 CTD/STD cast 1991-03-01 23:51Z 55° 46' N, 6° 55' W Click for more
382849 CTD/STD cast 1991-03-02 00:38Z 55° 46' N, 6° 46' W Click for more
382850 CTD/STD cast 1991-03-02 01:26Z 55° 46' N, 6° 37' W Click for more
382862 CTD/STD cast 1991-03-02 02:00Z 55° 46' N, 6° 31' W Click for more
382874 CTD/STD cast 1991-03-02 04:36Z 55° 42' N, 6° 22' W Click for more
382886 CTD/STD cast 1991-03-02 05:21Z 55° 37' N, 6° 25' W Click for more
382898 CTD/STD cast 1991-03-02 06:10Z 55° 33' N, 6° 30' W Click for more
382905 CTD/STD cast 1991-03-02 06:57Z 55° 28' N, 6° 33' W Click for more
382917 CTD/STD cast 1991-03-02 07:45Z 55° 23' N, 6° 37' W Click for more
382929 CTD/STD cast 1991-03-02 08:37Z 55° 18' N, 6° 40' W Click for more
382930 CTD/STD cast 1991-03-02 09:29Z 55° 13' N, 6° 45' W Click for more

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