Cruise inventory

RV Edward Forbes 15/76_2 (B/7B/76)

Cruise summary report

Cruise Info. 
Ship name (ship code)RV Edward Forbes (74EF)
Cruise identifier15/76_2 (B/7B/76)
Cruise period1976-08-06 — 1976-08-19
StatusCompleted
Port of departureBarry, United Kingdom
Port of returnBarry, United Kingdom
PurposeResearch
ObjectivesBristol Channel Survey
Chief scientistReg Uncles (Institute of Marine Environmental Research, Plymouth)
Ocean/sea areas 
GeneralBristol Channel
Track chartsRV Edward Forbes 15/76_2 (B/7B/76) cruise track — trk1651b.html RV Edward Forbes 15/76_2 (B/7B/76) cruise track — trk1651c.html RV Edward Forbes 15/76_2 (B/7B/76) cruise track — trk1651d.html
Measurements 
Physical oceanography 
Surface measurements underway (T,S)Quantity: 300
CTD stationsQuantity: number of stations = 7
Current metersQuantity: 9
Description: 50 hours
Sea level (inc. bot. press., inverted echosounder)Quantity: activity duration in hours = 25
Description: 5 stations
Contamination 
Suspended matterQuantity: 7
Data held at BODC 
Discrete samples 
79  General station with STD/bottles/additional instrumentsSalinity of the water column
Temperature of the water column