Cruise inventory

RV Edward Forbes 6/75 (B/5/75)

Cruise summary report

Cruise Info. 
Ship name (ship code)RV Edward Forbes (74EF)
Cruise identifier6/75 (B/5/75)
Cruise period1975-04-17 — 1975-04-23
Port of departureBarry, United Kingdom
Port of returnBarry, United Kingdom
ObjectivesBristol Channel survey
Chief scientistIan Joint (Institute of Marine Environmental Research, Plymouth)
Ocean/sea areas 
GeneralBristol Channel
Track chartsRV Edward Forbes 6/75 (B/5/75) cruise track — trk1423.html
Physical oceanography 
Water bottle stationsQuantity: number of stations = 11
Description: Surface only
Suspended matterQuantity: number of samples = 2
Biology and fisheries 
Primary productivityQuantity: number of experiments = 11
Phytoplankton pigs (eg chlorophyll, fluorescence)Quantity: number of samples = 11
Particulate organic matter (inc POC, PON)Quantity: number of samples = 22
Biochemical measurements (eg lipids, amino acids)Quantity: number of samples = 11
PhytoplanktonQuantity: number of samples = 11
ZooplanktonQuantity: number of samples = 11
Description: Physiology studies
Pelagic bacteria/micro-organismsQuantity: number of samples = 11
Data held at BODC 
Discrete samples 
20  General station with STD/bottles/additional instrumentsChlorophyll pigment concentrations in water bodies
Salinity of the water column
Temperature of the water column
Phaeopigment concentrations in the water column