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BODC Cruise Metadata Report for RRS Challenger (74CH) cruise CH101B

Introduction

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

Cruise Inventory Information

Long name RRS Challenger (74CH) cruise CH101B
Short name CH101B
Objectives and Narrative 1. To collect water samples for radiocaesium studies and for nutrient and phytoplanktonic analysis at standard positions between the Sound of Mull and the shelf edge West of Barra: to make CTD profiles on this line.
2. To maintain DML current meter mooring in the Tiree Passage.
3. To work the CTD stations of the Anton Dohrn Seamount (Ellett Line) section between the shelf-edge and Rockall and to collect nutrient and phytoplankton samples.
4. To maintain the DML/WOCE temperature-salinity mooring at station M in the Rockall Trough.
5. To work shelf CTD sections in the Sea of the Hebrides and the Clyde Sea area.
6. To collect sediment cores and grab samples from the Clyde Sea and Hebridean shelf.
Ship RRS Challenger
Departure Port Oban, United Kingdom
Departure Date 1993-03-13
Arrival Port Ardrossan, United Kingdom
Arrival Date 1993-03-20
Principal Scientist(s) Anton Edwards (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;3/181;4/182;3
Work Area Description Rockall
Work Area Bounding Polygon 55N,15W; 60N,15W; 60N,0E; 55N,0E; 55N,15W
Southern Limit 55N
Northern Limit 60N
Western Limit 15W
Eastern Limit 0E

Cruise Inventory Datasets

Physical oceanography  
CTD stations Quantity: number of stations = 27
Description: oxygens rejected due to lack of calibration  

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
27 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  
385269 CTD/STD cast 1993-03-13 21:06Z 56° 40' N, 6° 7' W Click for more
385270 CTD/STD cast 1993-03-14 00:05Z 56° 40' N, 6° 16' W Click for more
385282 CTD/STD cast 1993-03-14 01:22Z 56° 43' N, 6° 27' W Click for more
385294 CTD/STD cast 1993-03-14 11:43Z 56° 43' N, 6° 44' W Click for more
385301 CTD/STD cast 1993-03-14 12:55Z 56° 43' N, 7° 0' W Click for more
385313 CTD/STD cast 1993-03-14 16:56Z 56° 42' N, 7° 21' W Click for more
385325 CTD/STD cast 1993-03-14 18:44Z 56° 43' N, 7° 40' W Click for more
385337 CTD/STD cast 1993-03-14 22:55Z 56° 46' N, 8° 1' W Click for more
385349 CTD/STD cast 1993-03-15 01:18Z 56° 53' N, 8° 30' W Click for more
385350 CTD/STD cast 1993-03-15 06:26Z 57° 0' N, 9° 2' W Click for more
385362 CTD/STD cast 1993-03-15 07:33Z 57° 3' N, 9° 13' W Click for more
385374 CTD/STD cast 1993-03-15 18:23Z 57° 22' N, 10° 40' W Click for more
385386 CTD/STD cast 1993-03-15 21:11Z 57° 18' N, 10° 23' W Click for more
385398 CTD/STD cast 1993-03-17 18:30Z 55° 16' N, 5° 16' W Click for more
385405 CTD/STD cast 1993-03-17 20:21Z 55° 21' N, 5° 22' W Click for more
385417 CTD/STD cast 1993-03-17 21:40Z 55° 25' N, 5° 26' W Click for more
385429 CTD/STD cast 1993-03-17 22:32Z 55° 31' N, 5° 26' W Click for more
385430 CTD/STD cast 1993-03-18 00:16Z 55° 34' N, 5° 24' W Click for more
385442 CTD/STD cast 1993-03-18 01:09Z 55° 39' N, 5° 25' W Click for more
385454 CTD/STD cast 1993-03-18 02:52Z 55° 43' N, 5° 19' W Click for more
385466 CTD/STD cast 1993-03-18 03:58Z 55° 48' N, 5° 15' W Click for more
385478 CTD/STD cast 1993-03-18 05:29Z 55° 44' N, 5° 10' W Click for more
385491 CTD/STD cast 1993-03-18 06:29Z 55° 39' N, 5° 4' W Click for more
385509 CTD/STD cast 1993-03-18 08:23Z 55° 36' N, 5° 0' W Click for more
385510 CTD/STD cast 1993-03-18 09:11Z 55° 31' N, 4° 59' W Click for more
385522 CTD/STD cast 1993-03-18 10:53Z 55° 25' N, 5° 3' W Click for more
385534 CTD/STD cast 1993-03-18 11:45Z 55° 21' N, 5° 4' W Click for more

Project Database

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

References

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