Cruise inventory

RV Edward Forbes B/6/74

Cruise summary report

Cruise Info. 
Ship name (ship code)RV Edward Forbes (74EF)
Cruise identifierB/6/74
Cruise period1974-04-11 — 1974-04-18
StatusCompleted
Port of departureBarry, United Kingdom
Port of returnBarry, United Kingdom
PurposeResearch
ObjectivesBristol Channel water column survey cruise.
Chief scientistMichael B Jordan (Institute of Marine Environmental Research, Plymouth)
Ocean/sea areas 
GeneralIrish Sea and St. George's Channel
Bristol Channel
Track chartsRV Edward Forbes B/6/74 cruise track — trk1243.html
Measurements 
Physical oceanography 
Water bottle stationsQuantity: number of stations = 58
Optics (eg underwater light levels)Quantity: 58
Other physical oceanographic measurementsQuantity: 58
Chemical oceanography 
PhosphateQuantity: 58
Total - PQuantity: 58
NitrateQuantity: 58
NitriteQuantity: 58
SilicateQuantity: 58
Trace elementsQuantity: 58
IsotopesQuantity: 58
Biology and fisheries 
Primary productivityQuantity: 5
Phytoplankton pigs (eg chlorophyll, fluorescence)Quantity: 58
Particulate organic matter (inc POC, PON)Quantity: 116
Dissolved organic matter (inc DOC)Quantity: 58
PhytoplanktonQuantity: 58
ZooplanktonQuantity: 58
ZoobenthosQuantity: 1
Meteorology 
Occasional standard measurementsQuantity: 58
Data held at BODC 
Discrete samples 
58  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
57  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