Cruise inventory

RRS Challenger CH7B/82

Cruise summary report

Cruise Info. 
Ship name (ship code)RRS Challenger (74CH)
Cruise identifierCH7B/82
Cruise period1982-05-06 — 1982-05-16
StatusCompleted
Port of departureArdrossan, United Kingdom
Port of returnFalmouth, United Kingdom
PurposeResearch
ObjectivesThe objectives of this cruise were:
(1) To deploy a current meter mooring at stations F (57.5N, 12.25W) and Z (57° 19 min N, 7° 39 min W). Accomplished.
(2) To service MAFF moorings on the Porcupine slope at 52.5N. Recovered but not re-laid.
(3) To work the western half of the Rockall via Anton Dohrn Seamount (Ellett Line) and other CTD sections. Main section from station A (east of the seamount) to M (Rockall) worked, plus a north-south section across the seamount.
(4) To recover and service fouling moorings west of South Uist. Accomplished.
(5) To make Agassiz trawl and benthic sledge hauls to the east of the Anton Dohrn Seamount and at the SMBA permanent benthos station (54.5N). Accomplished.
(6) To work CTD sections in the Sea of the Hebrides. No time available.
Chief scientistDavid J Ellett (Scottish Marine Biological Association)
Cruise reportRRS Challenger CH7B/82 cruise report ch7_82.pdf — access key 'C' (0.29 MB) 
Ocean/sea areas 
GeneralNorth East Atlantic Ocean (limit 40W)
SpecificN. Atlantic Ocean
Track chartsRRS Challenger CH7B/82 cruise track — trk2856.html
Measurements 
Physical oceanography 
Water bottle stationsDescription: surface only
CTD stationsQuantity: number of stations = 24
Description: noisy salinity
Current metersDescription: 5 c.m.deployed;6 c.m.recovered;180 days
Biology and fisheries 
Zooplankton
Eggs and larvae
ZoobenthosDescription: survey:taxonomy,biomass determination,distribution
Gear research
Other biological/fisheries measurementDescription: attached plants and algae
Other biological/fisheries measurementDescription: intertidal organisms
Other biological/fisheries measurementDescription: borers and foulers
Data held at BODC 
Series/Profiles 
24  CTD/STD cast
Vertical spatial coordinates
Salinity of the water column
Temperature of the water column
Reference numbers
Vertical spatial coordinates
Salinity of the water column
Temperature of the water column
Reference numbers

BODC idDate/TimeLocationDoc.
1893611982-05-08 16:37 57° 37' 59" N  13° 37' 59" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 189361
1893731982-05-08 18:30 57° 33' 59" N  13° 20' 6" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 189373
1893851982-05-08 20:10 57° 32' 59" N  13° 0' 0" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 189385
1893971982-05-08 21:12 57° 32' 35" N  12° 51' 54" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 189397
1894041982-05-08 22:58 57° 31' 59" N  12° 37' 48" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 189404
1894161982-05-09 02:20 57° 30' 23" N  12° 14' 53" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 189416
1894281982-05-09 05:15 57° 29' 41" N  11° 50' 29" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 189428
1894411982-05-09 07:20 57° 28' 47" N  11° 37' 53" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 189441
1894531982-05-09 08:56 57° 28' 53" N  11° 31' 53" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 189453
1894651982-05-09 10:28 57° 27' 59" N  11° 25' 5" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 189465
1894771982-05-09 11:59 57° 27' 54" N  11° 18' 53" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 189477
1894891982-05-09 13:25 57° 26' 53" N  11° 4' 53" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 189489
1894901982-05-09 15:08 57° 23' 53" N  10° 51' 59" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 189490
1895081982-05-09 16:10 57° 22' 53" N  10° 45' 54" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 189508
1895211982-05-09 17:17 57° 21' 59" N  10° 40' 5" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 189521
1895331982-05-09 18:41 57° 21' 0" N  10° 32' 17" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 189533
1895451982-05-09 20:40 57° 17' 59" N  10° 22' 48" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 189545
1895571982-05-10 12:01 57° 44' 24" N  10° 55' 59" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 189557
1895691982-05-10 15:46 57° 40' 59" N  10° 51' 35" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 189569
1895701982-05-10 17:22 57° 37' 59" N  10° 59' 35" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 189570
1895821982-05-10 20:55 57° 16' 17" N  11° 11' 23" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 189582
1895941982-05-10 22:06 57° 12' 59" N  11° 11' 53" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 189594
1896011982-05-10 23:31 57° 9' 29" N  11° 13' 48" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 189601
1896131982-05-11 00:59 57° 6' 29" N  11° 14' 53" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 189613