Cruise inventory

RRS Frederick Russell FR11/83

Cruise summary report

Cruise Info. 
Ship name (ship code)RRS Frederick Russell (74GG)
Cruise identifierFR11/83
Cruise period1983-06-27 — 1983-07-08
StatusCompleted
Port of departureFalmouth, United Kingdom
Port of returnPlymouth, United Kingdom
PurposeResearch
ObjectivesNitrogen cycling investigation
Chief scientistPeter H Burkill (Institute of Marine Environmental Research, Plymouth)
Cruise reportRRS Frederick Russell FR11/83 cruise report frederick_russell11_83.pdf — access key 'C' (0.18 MB) 
Ocean/sea areas 
GeneralEnglish Channel
Celtic Sea
SpecificShelf waters in Approaches to Bristol and English Channels
Track chartsRRS Frederick Russell FR11/83 cruise track — trk2967.html
Measurements 
Physical oceanography 
Surface measurements underway (T,S)
BathythermographQuantity: number of profiles = 10
Transparency (eg transmissometer)
Chemical oceanography 
Oxygen
Nitrate
Nitrite
Ammonia
Biology and fisheries 
Primary productivity
Phytoplankton pigs (eg chlorophyll, fluorescence)
Particulate organic matter (inc POC, PON)
Phytoplankton
ZooplanktonDescription: energy transfers,biomass determination,distribution studies
Pelagic bacteria/micro-organisms