Cruise inventory

RV Edward Forbes B/5/74

Cruise summary report

Cruise Info. 
Ship name (ship code)RV Edward Forbes (74EF)
Cruise identifierB/5/74
Cruise period1974-04-02 — 1974-04-05
StatusCompleted
PurposeResearch
ObjectivesBristol Channel survey cruise.
Chief scientistWilliam W Brown (Institute of Marine Environmental Research, Plymouth)
Ocean/sea areas 
GeneralEnglish Channel
Bristol Channel
Measurements 
Physical oceanography 
Water bottle stationsQuantity: number of stations = 24
Optics (eg underwater light levels)Quantity: 24
Other physical oceanographic measurementsQuantity: 24
Chemical oceanography 
PhosphateQuantity: 24
Total - PQuantity: 24
NitrateQuantity: 24
NitriteQuantity: 24
SilicateQuantity: 24
Trace elementsQuantity: 24
IsotopesQuantity: 24
Biology and fisheries 
Primary productivityQuantity: 3
Phytoplankton pigs (eg chlorophyll, fluorescence)Quantity: 24
Particulate organic matter (inc POC, PON)Quantity: 48
Dissolved organic matter (inc DOC)Quantity: 24
PhytoplanktonQuantity: 24
ZooplanktonQuantity: 24
Pelagic bacteria/micro-organismsQuantity: 23
Meteorology 
Occasional standard measurementsQuantity: 45
Data held at BODC 
Discrete samples 
24  General station with STD/bottles/additional instrumentsDissolved metal concentrations in the water column
Particulate total and organic carbon concentrations in the water column
Particulate total and organic nitrogen concentrations in the water column
Concentration of adenlylates in the water column
Chlorophyll pigment concentrations in water bodies
Salinity of the water column
Concentration of suspended particulate material in the water column
Temperature of the water column
Phaeopigment concentrations in the water column
24  Lowestoft SamplerFish abundance in water bodies
Zooplankton taxonomy-related abundance per unit volume of the water column
Zooplankton non taxonomy-related abundance per unit volume of the water column
Fish morphology, age and physiology