Cruise inventory

RV Edward Forbes 8/77 (C/2/77)

Cruise summary report

Cruise Info. 
Ship name (ship code)RV Edward Forbes (74EF)
Cruise identifier8/77 (C/2/77)
Cruise period1977-05-26 — 1977-06-06
StatusCompleted
Port of departureBarry, United Kingdom
Port of returnMilford Haven, 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 8/77 (C/2/77) cruise track — trk1795a.html RV Edward Forbes 8/77 (C/2/77) cruise track — trk1795b.html
Measurements 
Physical oceanography 
Surface measurements underway (T,S)
Water bottle stationsQuantity: number of stations = 8
Description: surface only
Subsurface temperature and salinity measurementsQuantity: 3
Description: T only
Chemical oceanography 
PhosphateQuantity: track kilometres = 575.972
NitrateQuantity: track kilometres = 575.972
NitriteQuantity: track kilometres = 575.972
SilicateQuantity: track kilometres = 575.972
Biology and fisheries 
Phytoplankton pigs (eg chlorophyll, fluorescence)Quantity: track kilometres = 575.972
Particulate organic matter (inc POC, PON)Quantity: 51
Dissolved organic matter (inc DOC)Quantity: 51
ZooplanktonQuantity: 12
Description: survey:monitoring,distribution