Cruise inventory

RV Edward Forbes 19/78 (B/8/78)

Cruise summary report

Cruise Info. 
Ship name (ship code)RV Edward Forbes (74EF)
Cruise identifier19/78 (B/8/78)
Cruise period1978-11-09 — 1978-11-12
Port of departureBarry, United Kingdom
Port of returnBarry, United Kingdom
Chief scientistNigel R Collins (Institute of Marine Environmental Research, Plymouth)
Ocean/sea areas 
GeneralBristol Channel
Track chartsRV Edward Forbes 19/78 (B/8/78) cruise track — trk2144.html
Physical oceanography 
Surface measurements underway (T,S)Description: continuous, surface, 240nm approx.
Transparency (eg transmissometer)Description: continuous, surface, 240nm approx.
Chemical oceanography 
PhosphateQuantity: 69
Total - PQuantity: 69
NitrateDescription: continuous, surface, 240nm approx.
NitriteQuantity: 69
SilicateQuantity: 69
Suspended matterDescription: continuous, surface, 240nm approx.
Biology and fisheries 
Phytoplankton pigs (eg chlorophyll, fluorescence)Quantity: 69
ZooplanktonQuantity: 35
Description: monitoring,distribution
Data held at BODC 
Discrete samples 
192  General station with STD/bottles/additional instrumentsChlorophyll pigment concentrations in water bodies
Salinity of the water column
Concentration of suspended particulate material in the water column
Temperature of the water column
Nitrate concentration parameters in the water column
Phaeopigment concentrations in the water column
Nitrite concentration parameters in the water column