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Cruise inventory

RRS Frederick Russell FR10/82

Cruise summary report

Cruise Info. 
Ship name (ship code)RRS Frederick Russell (74GG)
Cruise identifierFR10/82
Cruise period1982-07-12 — 1982-07-30
Port of departurePlymouth, United Kingdom
Port of returnPlymouth, United Kingdom
ObjectivesPlankton/ Water sampling. Leg 1 & 2
Chief scientistRobin D Pingree (Marine Biological Association of the UK)
Cruise reportRRS Frederick Russell FR10/82 cruise report frederick_russell10_82.pdf — access key 'C' (0.14 MB) 
Ocean/sea areas 
GeneralEnglish Channel
Bay of Biscay
SpecificEnglish Channel/ Bay of Biscay
Track chartsRRS Frederick Russell FR10/82 cruise track — trk2762a.html RRS Frederick Russell FR10/82 cruise track — trk2762b.html
Physical oceanography 
Surface measurements underway (T,S)Quantity: track kilometres = 2778
BathythermographQuantity: number of profiles = 74
Water bottle stationsQuantity: number of stations = 40
Description: T surface 10 S surface
CTD stationsQuantity: number of stations = 137
Current metersQuantity: 8
Description: 8 c.m.recovered;30 days
Chemical oceanography 
NitrateQuantity: track kilometres = 2778
Description: cont.recording
NitriteQuantity: track kilometres = 2778
Description: cont.recording
SilicateQuantity: track kilometres = 2778
Description: cont.recording
Suspended matterQuantity: track kilometres = 555.6
Description: cont.recording
Biology and fisheries 
Primary productivityQuantity: 8
PhytoplanktonQuantity: 350
Incident radiationQuantity: track kilometres = 2778