Cruise inventory

FRV Explorer 3/75

Cruise summary report

Cruise Info. 
Ship name (ship code)FRV Explorer (74EX)
Cruise identifier3/75
Cruise period1975-04-16 — 1975-05-06
Chief scientistJames A Adams (Department of Agriculture and Fisheries for Scotland Aberdeen Marine Laboratory)
Ocean/sea areas 
GeneralNorth Sea
Norwegian Sea
Irish Sea and St. George's Channel
North East Atlantic Ocean (limit 40W)
Physical oceanography 
Surface measurements underway (T,S)
Water bottle stationsQuantity: number of stations = 28
Surface drifters/drifting buoysDescription: Parachute Drogues
Chemical oceanography 
PhosphateQuantity: 10
NitrateQuantity: 28
Biology and fisheries 
Phytoplankton pigs (eg chlorophyll, fluorescence)Quantity: 27
ZooplanktonQuantity: 400
NeustonQuantity: 100
Eggs and larvaeQuantity: 400
Description: survey:identification,population etc.