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BODC Cruise Metadata Report for RRS Challenger (74CH) cruise CH89B

Introduction

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

Cruise Inventory Information

Long name RRS Challenger (74CH) cruise CH89B
Short name CH89B
Objectives and Narrative Descriptive physical oceanography of the waters west of Scotland.
Ship RRS Challenger
Departure Port Oban, United Kingdom
Departure Date 1992-03-07
Arrival Port Campbeltown, United Kingdom
Arrival Date 1992-03-13
Principal Scientist(s) David J Ellett (Dunstaffnage Marine Laboratory)
Responsible Organisation Dunstaffnage Marine Laboratory
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;4
Work Area Description Sea of the Hebrides,N.Minch,Rockall Trough
Work Area Bounding Polygon 55N,10W; 60N,10W; 60N,5W; 55N,5W; 55N,10W
Southern Limit 55N
Northern Limit 60N
Western Limit 10W
Eastern Limit 5W

Cruise Inventory Datasets

Physical oceanography  
CTD stations Quantity: number of stations = 27
Description: Oxygen rejected Sound of Mull,Loch Seaforth,Loch Boisdale  
Current meters Quantity: number of stations = 1
Description: 2 cms deployed  
Chemical oceanography  
Radioactivity Quantity: number of samples = 8
Description: Sound of Mull - outer shelf section; radiocaesium samples  

Cruise Inventory Mooring/Buoy Operations

Latitude Longitude Data type Description
56° 37' N 6° 24' W Current meters Mooring laid 8 Mar for recovery in August; 2 cms at 11m & 22m above seabed

Summary of BODC Data Holdings for the Cruise

National Oceanographic Database

Summary

# Series Instrument Description Parameters
26 CTD/STD cast Dissolved oxygen parameters in the water column
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  
384973 CTD/STD cast 1992-03-07 19:10Z 56° 40' N, 6° 8' W Click for more
384985 CTD/STD cast 1992-03-07 19:30Z 56° 40' N, 6° 7' W Click for more
384997 CTD/STD cast 1992-03-07 22:10Z 56° 40' N, 6° 16' W Click for more
385000 CTD/STD cast 1992-03-07 23:13Z 56° 43' N, 6° 27' W Click for more
385012 CTD/STD cast 1992-03-08 01:20Z 56° 43' N, 6° 45' W Click for more
385024 CTD/STD cast 1992-03-08 02:30Z 56° 43' N, 7° 0' W Click for more
385036 CTD/STD cast 1992-03-08 05:08Z 56° 44' N, 7° 21' W Click for more
385048 CTD/STD cast 1992-03-08 15:22Z 56° 43' N, 7° 30' W Click for more
385061 CTD/STD cast 1992-03-08 16:27Z 56° 44' N, 7° 40' W Click for more
385073 CTD/STD cast 1992-03-09 12:04Z 57° 43' N, 5° 48' W Click for more
385085 CTD/STD cast 1992-03-09 12:44Z 57° 43' N, 5° 54' W Click for more
385097 CTD/STD cast 1992-03-09 13:26Z 57° 43' N, 6° 1' W Click for more
385104 CTD/STD cast 1992-03-09 14:06Z 57° 43' N, 6° 7' W Click for more
385116 CTD/STD cast 1992-03-09 14:45Z 57° 45' N, 6° 13' W Click for more
385128 CTD/STD cast 1992-03-09 15:24Z 57° 46' N, 6° 19' W Click for more
385141 CTD/STD cast 1992-03-09 16:07Z 57° 49' N, 6° 24' W Click for more
385153 CTD/STD cast 1992-03-09 17:05Z 57° 51' N, 6° 30' W Click for more
385165 CTD/STD cast 1992-03-09 17:51Z 57° 52' N, 6° 35' W Click for more
385177 CTD/STD cast 1992-03-11 09:18Z 57° 8' N, 7° 11' W Click for more
385189 CTD/STD cast 1992-03-11 10:21Z 57° 5' N, 7° 0' W Click for more
385190 CTD/STD cast 1992-03-11 11:19Z 57° 2' N, 6° 49' W Click for more
385208 CTD/STD cast 1992-03-11 12:19Z 57° 6' N, 6° 44' W Click for more
385221 CTD/STD cast 1992-03-11 13:15Z 57° 10' N, 6° 39' W Click for more
385233 CTD/STD cast 1992-03-11 14:04Z 57° 13' N, 6° 34' W Click for more
385245 CTD/STD cast 1992-03-11 14:42Z 57° 16' N, 6° 33' W Click for more
385257 CTD/STD cast 1992-03-11 15:22Z 57° 19' N, 6° 32' W Click for more

Project Database

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

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