Cruise inventory

RRS Challenger CH14A/75

Cruise summary report

Cruise Info. 
Ship name (ship code)RRS Challenger (74CH)
Cruise identifierCH14A/75
Cruise period1975-11-07 — 1975-11-12
StatusCompleted
Port of departureDunstaffnage, United Kingdom
Port of returnDunstaffnage, United Kingdom
PurposeResearch
ObjectivesThe objectives of this cruise were:
1. Work the Rockall via Anton Dohrn Seamount (Ellett Line) hydrographic section. Accomplished.
2. Nutrient sampling using a submersible pump at stations across the Scottish and Rockall shelf edges. Accomplished.
3. Collection of shelf sediment Shipek Grab samples for Aberystwyth University. Accomplished.
4. Work additional STD stations across the Scottish shelf edge. St. Kilda shelf-edge section worked.
5. Collection of large-volume water samples for radio-caesium measurements. Accomplished
6. Near real-time supply of temperature profiles to the Met Office. Accomplished.
Chief scientistDavid J Ellett (Scottish Marine Biological Association)
Cruise reportRRS Challenger CH14A/75 cruise report ch14a_75.pdf — access key 'C' (0.09 MB) 
Ocean/sea areas 
GeneralInner Seas off the West Coast of Scotland
North East Atlantic Ocean (limit 40W)
SpecificRockall, Malin Shelf, Anton Dohrn Seamount
Track chartsRRS Challenger CH14A/75 cruise track — trk1478a.html
Measurements 
Physical oceanography 
Water bottle stationsQuantity: number of stations = 58
Description: 21 T surface 56 S surface
CTD stationsQuantity: number of stations = 58
Chemical oceanography 
NitrateQuantity: number of stations = 24
Description: profiles
SilicateQuantity: number of stations = 24
Description: profiles
RadioactivityQuantity: number of samples = 10
Description: Cs137 surface samples
Geology and geophysics 
GrabQuantity: number of samples = 32
Data held at BODC 
Series/Profiles 
28  CTD/STD cast
Vertical spatial coordinates
Salinity of the water column
Temperature of the water column
Vertical spatial coordinates
Salinity of the water column
Temperature of the water column

BODC idDate/TimeLocationDoc.
900961975-11-08 07:11 56° 56' 17" N  8° 47' 29" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 90096
901031975-11-08 09:44 57° 0' 0" N  9° 0' 5" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 90103
901151975-11-08 12:12 57° 2' 42" N  9° 15' 5" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 90115
901271975-11-08 14:55 57° 6' 0" N  9° 25' 17" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 90127
901391975-11-08 16:52 57° 8' 59" N  9° 41' 42" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 90139
901401975-11-08 19:43 57° 13' 35" N  10° 3' 11" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 90140
901521975-11-08 22:27 57° 17' 59" N  10° 23' 5" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 90152
901641975-11-09 00:41 57° 21' 54" N  10° 40' 5" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 90164
901761975-11-09 02:33 57° 23' 53" N  10° 52' 5" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 90176
901881975-11-09 04:13 57° 26' 53" N  11° 4' 48" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 90188
902071975-11-09 06:04 57° 27' 36" N  11° 18' 59" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 90207
902191975-11-09 07:36 57° 29' 5" N  11° 32' 11" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 90219
902201975-11-09 09:46 57° 29' 24" N  11° 51' 5" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 90220
902321975-11-09 12:01 57° 30' 23" N  12° 14' 47" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 90232
902441975-11-09 14:32 57° 31' 35" N  12° 38' 29" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 90244
902561975-11-09 16:20 57° 32' 11" N  12° 52' 23" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 90256
902681975-11-09 18:37 57° 32' 59" N  13° 0' 18" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 90268
902811975-11-09 21:30 57° 33' 53" N  13° 20' 6" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 90281
902931975-11-09 23:35 57° 34' 59" N  13° 37' 59" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 90293
903001975-11-10 12:34 58° 2' 23" N  10° 22' 59" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 90300
903121975-11-10 15:10 57° 57' 36" N  10° 1' 5" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 90312
903241975-11-10 18:20 57° 55' 12" N  9° 46' 59" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 90324
903361975-11-10 20:25 57° 51' 59" N  9° 33' 59" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 90336
903481975-11-10 22:38 57° 48' 53" N  9° 20' 47" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 90348
903611975-11-11 00:15 57° 46' 5" N  9° 10' 35" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 90361
903731975-11-11 02:36 57° 41' 42" N  8° 47' 23" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 90373
903851975-11-11 07:21 57° 6' 5" N  9° 24' 53" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 90385
903971975-11-11 09:15 57° 2' 59" N  9° 12' 59" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 90397