Cruise inventory

RV Edward Forbes B/16/74

Cruise summary report

Cruise Info. 
Ship name (ship code)RV Edward Forbes (74EF)
Cruise identifierB/16/74
Cruise period1974-08-23 — 1974-08-29
StatusCompleted
Port of departureBarry, United Kingdom
Port of returnBarry, United Kingdom
PurposeResearch
ObjectivesBristol Channel survey
Chief scientistPeter G Watson (Institute of Marine Environmental Research, Plymouth)
Ocean/sea areas 
GeneralIrish Sea and St. George's Channel
Bristol Channel
Track chartsRV Edward Forbes B/16/74 cruise track — trk1310.html
Measurements 
Physical oceanography 
Water bottle stationsQuantity: number of stations = 16
CTD stationsQuantity: number of stations = 16
Transparency (eg transmissometer)Quantity: 16
Chemical oceanography 
Trace elementsQuantity: 6
RadioactivityQuantity: number of samples = 16
Contamination 
Suspended matterQuantity: 22
Trace metalsQuantity: 6
Data held at BODC 
Discrete samples 
64  General station with STD/bottles/additional instrumentsRadioactivity in the water column
Salinity of the water column
Temperature of the water column