Cruise inventory

RV Edward Forbes C/1/77

Cruise summary report

Cruise Info. 
Ship name (ship code)RV Edward Forbes (74EF)
Cruise identifierC/1/77
Cruise period1977-03-31 — 1977-04-12
StatusCompleted
Port of departureBarry, United Kingdom
Port of returnBarry, United Kingdom
Chief scientistJames Aiken (Institute of Marine Environmental Research, Plymouth)
Ocean/sea areas 
GeneralIrish Sea and St. George's Channel
North East Atlantic Ocean (limit 40W)
Track chartsRV Edward Forbes C/1/77 cruise track — trk1788a.html RV Edward Forbes C/1/77 cruise track — trk1788b.html
Measurements 
Physical oceanography 
Surface measurements underway (T,S)
Water bottle stationsQuantity: number of stations = 40
Description: 10 S surface 20 T bottom
Subsurface temperature and salinity measurementsQuantity: 6
Chemical oceanography 
PhosphateQuantity: 218
Total - PQuantity: 218
NitrateQuantity: 218
NitriteQuantity: 218
SilicateQuantity: 218
Trace elementsQuantity: 32
Description: As
Other chemical oceanographic measurementsQuantity: 6
Description: continuous sub-surface chlorophyll msmnts.
Contamination 
Trace metalsQuantity: 32
Biology and fisheries 
Phytoplankton pigs (eg chlorophyll, fluorescence)Quantity: 278
PhytoplanktonQuantity: 104
Description: identification,distribution
ZooplanktonQuantity: 2