Cruise inventory

RV Edward Forbes 14/77 (B/8/77)

Cruise summary report

Cruise Info. 
Ship name (ship code)RV Edward Forbes (74EF)
Cruise identifier14/77 (B/8/77)
Cruise period1977-09-02 — 1977-09-06
StatusCompleted
Port of departureBarry, United Kingdom
Port of returnBarry, United Kingdom
PurposeResearch
ObjectivesBristol Channel survey
Chief scientistWilliam W Brown (Institute of Marine Environmental Research, Plymouth)
Ocean/sea areas 
GeneralBristol Channel
Track chartsRV Edward Forbes 14/77 (B/8/77) cruise track — trk1811.html
Measurements 
Physical oceanography 
Surface measurements underway (T,S)Quantity: 250
Water bottle stationsQuantity: number of stations = 2
Description: S bottom only
Transparency (eg transmissometer)Quantity: track kilometres = 463
Current metersQuantity: 1
Description: 1 month
Chemical oceanography 
PhosphateQuantity: 170
NitrateQuantity: 170
NitriteQuantity: 170
SilicateQuantity: 170
Contamination 
Suspended matterQuantity: track kilometres = 463
Biology and fisheries 
Primary productivityQuantity: 2
Phytoplankton pigs (eg chlorophyll, fluorescence)Quantity: track kilometres = 463
Particulate organic matter (inc POC, PON)
Dissolved organic matter (inc DOC)
PhytoplanktonQuantity: 17
ZooplanktonQuantity: 17
Description: survey:monitoring,distribution
ZoobenthosQuantity: 1
Data held at BODC 
Discrete samples 
170  General station with STD/bottles/additional instrumentsChlorophyll pigment concentrations in water bodies
Salinity of the water column
Dissolved organic carbon concentration in the water column
Concentration of suspended particulate material in the water column
Temperature of the water column
Phaeopigment concentrations in the water column