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BODC Cruise Metadata Report for RRS Challenger (74CH) cruise CH124

Introduction

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

Cruise Inventory Information

Long name RRS Challenger (74CH) cruise CH124
Short name CH124
Objectives and Narrative 1. To work a series of stations around the Clyde Sea.
2. To service the DML/SES (Shelf Edge Study) current mooring Y in the Tiree Passage.
3. To work the Anton Dohrn - Rockall Seamount CTD/nutrient/chlorophyll section (Ellett Line).
4. To work CTD and water sampling stations in the SES area lines N and S.
5. To service and check SES moorings from the shelf and slope region.
6. To obtain multi-cores and gravity cores at SES stations and over the continental shelf.
Ship RRS Challenger
Departure Port Greenock, United Kingdom
Departure Date 1996-01-08
Arrival Port Ardrossan, United Kingdom
Arrival Date 1996-01-27
Principal Scientist(s) Anton Edwards (Dunstaffnage Marine Laboratory)
Responsible Organisation Consortium for Ocean Leadership
Associated Project(s) WOCE/LOIS-SES
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
Work Area Description NE Atlantic, Rockall Trough, Scottish Continental Shelf, Clyde
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 profiles = 77
Description: vertical profiles  
Current meters Quantity: number of stations = 1
Description: 2 current-meter mooring recovered and redeployed  
Chemical oceanography  
Ammonia Quantity: number of profiles = 34
Description:  
Nitrate Quantity: number of profiles = 34
Description:  
Oxygen Quantity: number of profiles = 77
Description: vertical profiles  
Phosphate Quantity: number of profiles = 34
Description:  
Silicate Quantity: number of profiles = 34
Description:  
Biology and fisheries  
Dissolved organic matter (inc DOC) Quantity: number of profiles = 34
Description: water bottle samples  
Phytoplankton Quantity: number of profiles = 34
Description: water bottle samples  
Phytoplankton pigs (eg chlorophyll, fluorescence) Quantity: number of profiles = 77
Description: vertical profiles  
Phytoplankton pigs (eg chlorophyll, fluorescence) Quantity: number of profiles = 34
Description: water bottle samples for chlorophyll  
Geology and geophysics  
Core - soft bottom Quantity: number of cores = 3
Description: multicorer sediment samples  
Grab Quantity: number of samples = 8
Description: Grab samples for surface sediment samples  

Cruise Inventory Mooring/Buoy Operations

Latitude Longitude Data type Description
56° 37' N 6° 24' W Current meters Mooring serviced 19 Jan 1996, 2 Aanderaa CMs in 43m water

Summary of BODC Data Holdings for the Cruise

National Oceanographic Database

Summary

# Series Instrument Description Parameters
32 Bottle station Ammonium and ammonia concentration parameters in water bodies
Nitrate concentration parameters in the water column
Phosphate concentration parameters in the water column
Quality control flags
Reference numbers
Silicate concentration parameters in the water column
Vertical spatial coordinates
5 CTD/STD cast Dissolved oxygen parameters in the water column
Salinity of the water column
Temperature of the water column
Vertical spatial coordinates
72 CTD/STD cast Dissolved oxygen parameters in the water column
Reference numbers
Salinity of the water column
Temperature of the water column
Vertical spatial coordinates
2 Paddle wheel current meter Date and time
Horizontal velocity of the water column (currents)
Salinity of the water column
Temperature of the water column

Note: Parameter terms are taken from the BODC Parameter Discovery Vocabulary XML (SKOS)

Full List

BODC Reference Instrument Description Date/Time Location  
433741 CTD/STD cast 1996-01-10 10:16Z 55° 16' N, 5° 16' W Click for more
433753 CTD/STD cast 1996-01-10 11:22Z 55° 21' N, 5° 22' W Click for more
433765 CTD/STD cast 1996-01-10 12:42Z 55° 25' N, 5° 25' W Click for more
433777 CTD/STD cast 1996-01-10 13:32Z 55° 31' N, 5° 25' W Click for more
433789 CTD/STD cast 1996-01-10 14:22Z 55° 34' N, 5° 25' W Click for more
433790 CTD/STD cast 1996-01-10 15:21Z 55° 39' N, 5° 25' W Click for more
433808 CTD/STD cast 1996-01-10 16:26Z 55° 43' N, 5° 19' W Click for more
433821 CTD/STD cast 1996-01-10 17:32Z 55° 48' N, 5° 15' W Click for more
433833 CTD/STD cast 1996-01-10 18:28Z 55° 43' N, 5° 10' W Click for more
433845 CTD/STD cast 1996-01-10 19:35Z 55° 40' N, 5° 4' W Click for more
433857 CTD/STD cast 1996-01-10 20:32Z 55° 36' N, 4° 58' W Click for more
433869 CTD/STD cast 1996-01-10 21:39Z 55° 31' N, 4° 59' W Click for more
433870 CTD/STD cast 1996-01-10 22:58Z 55° 25' N, 5° 1' W Click for more
433882 CTD/STD cast 1996-01-10 23:54Z 55° 21' N, 5° 4' W Click for more
433894 CTD/STD cast 1996-01-11 12:42Z 56° 40' N, 6° 7' W Click for more
433901 CTD/STD cast 1996-01-11 15:07Z 56° 40' N, 6° 16' W Click for more
433913 CTD/STD cast 1996-01-11 17:15Z 56° 43' N, 6° 27' W Click for more
433925 CTD/STD cast 1996-01-11 19:38Z 56° 43' N, 6° 45' W Click for more
433937 CTD/STD cast 1996-01-11 20:58Z 56° 43' N, 7° 0' W Click for more
433949 CTD/STD cast 1996-01-12 00:30Z 56° 43' N, 7° 19' W Click for more
433950 CTD/STD cast 1996-01-12 01:41Z 56° 43' N, 7° 30' W Click for more
433962 CTD/STD cast 1996-01-12 03:55Z 56° 43' N, 7° 30' W Click for more
433974 CTD/STD cast 1996-01-12 05:42Z 56° 43' N, 7° 40' W Click for more
433986 CTD/STD cast 1996-01-12 07:25Z 56° 46' N, 8° 0' W Click for more
433998 CTD/STD cast 1996-01-12 10:34Z 56° 50' N, 8° 19' W Click for more
434001 CTD/STD cast 1996-01-12 11:41Z 56° 52' N, 8° 30' W Click for more
434013 CTD/STD cast 1996-01-12 14:41Z 56° 57' N, 8° 46' W Click for more
434025 CTD/STD cast 1996-01-12 15:52Z 57° 0' N, 9° 0' W Click for more
434037 CTD/STD cast 1996-01-12 18:03Z 57° 1' N, 9° 6' W Click for more
434049 CTD/STD cast 1996-01-12 19:03Z 57° 3' N, 9° 13' W Click for more
434050 CTD/STD cast 1996-01-12 21:32Z 57° 4' N, 9° 19' W Click for more
434062 CTD/STD cast 1996-01-12 23:14Z 57° 6' N, 9° 25' W Click for more
434074 CTD/STD cast 1996-01-13 01:26Z 57° 7' N, 9° 33' W Click for more
434086 CTD/STD cast 1996-01-13 03:36Z 57° 9' N, 9° 42' W Click for more
434098 CTD/STD cast 1996-01-13 06:59Z 57° 13' N, 10° 3' W Click for more
434105 CTD/STD cast 1996-01-13 10:51Z 57° 18' N, 10° 22' W Click for more
434117 CTD/STD cast 1996-01-13 14:13Z 57° 22' N, 10° 40' W Click for more
434129 CTD/STD cast 1996-01-13 17:57Z 57° 24' N, 10° 52' W Click for more
434130 CTD/STD cast 1996-01-13 19:49Z 57° 27' N, 11° 4' W Click for more
434142 CTD/STD cast 1996-01-13 21:33Z 57° 28' N, 11° 19' W Click for more
434154 CTD/STD cast 1996-01-13 23:30Z 57° 28' N, 11° 31' W Click for more
434166 CTD/STD cast 1996-01-14 03:05Z 57° 29' N, 11° 51' W Click for more
434178 CTD/STD cast 1996-01-14 07:11Z 57° 30' N, 12° 15' W Click for more
434191 CTD/STD cast 1996-01-14 10:29Z 57° 31' N, 12° 37' W Click for more
434209 CTD/STD cast 1996-01-14 19:26Z 57° 34' N, 13° 37' W Click for more
434210 CTD/STD cast 1996-01-14 21:03Z 57° 34' N, 13° 19' W Click for more
434222 CTD/STD cast 1996-01-15 08:45Z 57° 28' N, 11° 31' W Click for more
434234 CTD/STD cast 1996-01-15 12:42Z 57° 37' N, 11° 18' W Click for more
434246 CTD/STD cast 1996-01-15 15:54Z 57° 40' N, 11° 0' W Click for more
434258 CTD/STD cast 1996-01-15 19:39Z 57° 33' N, 10° 44' W Click for more
434271 CTD/STD cast 1996-01-16 03:36Z 57° 22' N, 10° 40' W Click for more
434283 CTD/STD cast 1996-01-16 07:12Z 57° 15' N, 10° 53' W Click for more
434295 CTD/STD cast 1996-01-16 10:25Z 57° 11' N, 11° 11' W Click for more
434302 CTD/STD cast 1996-01-16 14:16Z 57° 18' N, 11° 30' W Click for more
434314 CTD/STD cast 1996-01-16 18:15Z 57° 27' N, 11° 4' W Click for more
434326 CTD/STD cast 1996-01-21 20:15Z 56° 30' N, 9° 18' W Click for more
434338 CTD/STD cast 1996-01-22 19:40Z 56° 27' N, 9° 39' W Click for more
434351 CTD/STD cast 1996-01-22 22:47Z 56° 27' N, 9° 19' W Click for more
434363 CTD/STD cast 1996-01-23 02:21Z 56° 27' N, 9° 15' W Click for more
434375 CTD/STD cast 1996-01-23 06:02Z 56° 27' N, 9° 9' W Click for more
434387 CTD/STD cast 1996-01-23 07:04Z 56° 27' N, 9° 7' W Click for more
434399 CTD/STD cast 1996-01-23 09:14Z 56° 27' N, 9° 4' W Click for more
434406 CTD/STD cast 1996-01-23 10:41Z 56° 27' N, 9° 3' W Click for more
434418 CTD/STD cast 1996-01-23 12:48Z 56° 27' N, 8° 58' W Click for more
434431 CTD/STD cast 1996-01-23 14:26Z 56° 36' N, 8° 56' W Click for more
434443 CTD/STD cast 1996-01-23 15:45Z 56° 37' N, 9° 0' W Click for more
434455 CTD/STD cast 1996-01-23 16:27Z 56° 37' N, 9° 1' W Click for more
434467 CTD/STD cast 1996-01-23 19:21Z 56° 38' N, 9° 4' W Click for more
434479 CTD/STD cast 1996-01-23 20:18Z 56° 39' N, 9° 7' W Click for more
434480 CTD/STD cast 1996-01-23 22:56Z 56° 39' N, 9° 10' W Click for more
434492 CTD/STD cast 1996-01-24 14:49Z 56° 40' N, 9° 15' W Click for more
434511 CTD/STD cast 1996-01-24 16:50Z 56° 43' N, 9° 24' W Click for more
434523 CTD/STD cast 1996-01-24 23:09Z 56° 27' N, 9° 39' W Click for more
434535 CTD/STD cast 1996-01-25 02:04Z 56° 27' N, 9° 56' W Click for more
434547 CTD/STD cast 1996-01-25 04:55Z 56° 27' N, 10° 9' W Click for more
434559 CTD/STD cast 1996-01-25 06:59Z 56° 28' N, 10° 22' W Click for more
434560 CTD/STD cast 1996-01-25 09:11Z 56° 28' N, 10° 31' W Click for more
508241 Paddle wheel current meter 1996-01-19 18:15Z to 1996-05-16 13:16Z 56° 37' N, 6° 23' W Click for more
508289 Paddle wheel current meter 1996-01-19 18:15Z to 1996-05-16 13:15Z 56° 37' N, 6° 23' W Click for more
1289199 Bottle station 1996-01-11 15:07Z 56° 40' N, 6° 16' W Click for more
1289206 Bottle station 1996-01-11 17:15Z 56° 43' N, 6° 27' W Click for more
1289218 Bottle station 1996-01-11 19:38Z 56° 43' N, 6° 45' W Click for more
1289231 Bottle station 1996-01-11 20:58Z 56° 43' N, 7° 0' W Click for more
1289243 Bottle station 1996-01-12 00:30Z 56° 43' N, 7° 19' W Click for more
1289255 Bottle station 1996-01-12 03:55Z 56° 43' N, 7° 30' W Click for more
1289267 Bottle station 1996-01-12 05:42Z 56° 43' N, 7° 40' W Click for more
1289279 Bottle station 1996-01-12 07:25Z 56° 46' N, 8° 0' W Click for more
1289280 Bottle station 1996-01-12 10:34Z 56° 50' N, 8° 19' W Click for more
1289292 Bottle station 1996-01-12 11:41Z 56° 52' N, 8° 30' W Click for more
1289311 Bottle station 1996-01-12 14:41Z 56° 57' N, 8° 46' W Click for more
1289323 Bottle station 1996-01-12 15:52Z 57° 0' N, 9° 0' W Click for more
1289335 Bottle station 1996-01-12 18:03Z 57° 1' N, 9° 6' W Click for more
1289347 Bottle station 1996-01-12 19:03Z 57° 3' N, 9° 13' W Click for more
1289359 Bottle station 1996-01-12 21:32Z 57° 4' N, 9° 19' W Click for more
1289360 Bottle station 1996-01-13 06:59Z 57° 13' N, 10° 3' W Click for more
1289372 Bottle station 1996-01-22 19:40Z 56° 27' N, 9° 39' W Click for more
1289384 Bottle station 1996-01-22 22:47Z 56° 27' N, 9° 19' W Click for more
1289396 Bottle station 1996-01-23 02:21Z 56° 27' N, 9° 15' W Click for more
1289403 Bottle station 1996-01-23 06:02Z 56° 27' N, 9° 9' W Click for more
1289415 Bottle station 1996-01-23 07:04Z 56° 27' N, 9° 7' W Click for more
1289427 Bottle station 1996-01-23 09:14Z 56° 27' N, 9° 4' W Click for more
1289439 Bottle station 1996-01-23 10:41Z 56° 27' N, 9° 3' W Click for more
1289440 Bottle station 1996-01-23 12:48Z 56° 27' N, 8° 58' W Click for more
1289452 Bottle station 1996-01-23 14:26Z 56° 36' N, 8° 56' W Click for more
1289464 Bottle station 1996-01-23 15:45Z 56° 37' N, 9° 0' W Click for more
1289476 Bottle station 1996-01-23 16:27Z 56° 37' N, 9° 1' W Click for more
1289488 Bottle station 1996-01-23 19:21Z 56° 38' N, 9° 4' W Click for more
1289507 Bottle station 1996-01-23 20:18Z 56° 39' N, 9° 7' W Click for more
1289519 Bottle station 1996-01-23 22:56Z 56° 39' N, 9° 10' W Click for more
1289520 Bottle station 1996-01-24 14:49Z 56° 40' N, 9° 15' W Click for more
1289532 Bottle station 1996-01-24 16:50Z 56° 43' N, 9° 24' W Click for more

Project Database

# Events Gear Type Parameters Held
1 Instrument mooring
77 CTD frame plus rosette sampler Ammonium and ammonia concentration parameters in water bodies
Density of the water column
Silicate concentration parameters in the water column
Salinity of the water column
Temperature of the water column
Nitrate concentration parameters in the water column
Phosphate concentration parameters in the water column
3 Multicorer Stable isotopes in sediment
Sediment water content, porosity and surface area
Other fluxes between the bed and the water column
Concentration of organic matter in sediments
Concentration of inorganic sulphur species in sediment
5 Day grab Geological sample radioactivity

Note: Parameter terms are taken from the BODC Parameter Discovery Vocabulary XML (SKOS)

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