Cruise inventory

RRS Challenger CH6/84

Cruise summary report

Cruise Info. 
Ship name (ship code)RRS Challenger (74CH)
Cruise identifierCH6/84
Cruise period1984-08-31 — 1984-09-16
StatusCompleted
Port of departureDunstaffnage, United Kingdom
Port of returnFalmouth, United Kingdom
Objectives(1) Deploy/recover subsurface current moorings (60° 43N, 03° 03W - 61° 01N, 03° 30W).
(2) CTD moorings: Porcupine Bank (50° 33N, 14° 40W)
Chief scientistStephen A Thorpe (Institute of Oceanographic Sciences Wormley Laboratory)
Cruise reportRRS Challenger CH6/84 cruise report ch6_84.pdf — access key 'C' (0.29 MB) 
Ocean/sea areas 
GeneralNorth Sea
Irish Sea and St. George's Channel
North East Atlantic Ocean (limit 40W)
Specificsee under (1) see under (2)
Track chartsRRS Challenger CH6/84 cruise track — trk3153a.html RRS Challenger CH6/84 cruise track — trk3153b.html
Measurements 
Physical oceanography 
CTD stationsQuantity: number of stations = 47
Description: CTD only
Current metersDescription: 35 c.m.;14 recovered;1 year
Sea level (inc. bot. press., inverted echosounder)Quantity: number of deployments = 1
Description: ARIES - Auto.rec.inv.echo sounder (248 khz sonar left deployed)
Other physical oceanographic measurementsQuantity: number of deployments = 1
Description: BERTHA - Ben.res.therm. array:5 days in 3311m;7 sens. at 10 secs
Geology and geophysics 
Multi-beam echosoundingQuantity: track kilometres = 1482
Description: approx.
Data held at BODC 
Series/Profiles 
37  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.
2272961984-09-13 09:30 50° 22' 41" N  14° 20' 42" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 227296
2273031984-09-13 12:18 50° 17' 42" N  14° 25' 23" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 227303
2273151984-09-13 15:08 50° 14' 12" N  14° 28' 5" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 227315
2273271984-09-13 19:24 50° 6' 11" N  14° 33' 17" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 227327
2272351984-09-12 03:09 50° 46' 5" N  14° 51' 29" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 227235
2272471984-09-12 05:32 50° 44' 48" N  14° 56' 53" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 227247
2272591984-09-12 16:12 50° 36' 11" N  15° 19' 12" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 227259
2272601984-09-13 01:54 50° 32' 23" N  14° 14' 35" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 227260
2272721984-09-13 04:06 50° 28' 47" N  14° 16' 36" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 227272
2272841984-09-13 06:45 50° 25' 41" N  14° 19' 0" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 227284
2269261984-09-06 10:44 50° 35' 35" N  14° 45' 6" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 226926
2269381984-09-06 18:47 50° 32' 59" N  14° 41' 12" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 226938
2269511984-09-07 01:12 50° 31' 5" N  14° 38' 41" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 226951
2269631984-09-07 05:25 50° 28' 18" N  14° 36' 11" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 226963
2269751984-09-07 18:08 50° 22' 41" N  14° 43' 12" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 226975
2269871984-09-07 21:51 50° 26' 35" N  14° 42' 24" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 226987
2269991984-09-08 01:49 50° 27' 36" N  14° 39' 47" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 226999
2270021984-09-08 04:59 50° 29' 48" N  14° 36' 35" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 227002
2270141984-09-08 21:45 50° 23' 30" N  14° 40' 30" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 227014
2270261984-09-09 01:30 50° 22' 41" N  14° 48' 24" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 227026
2270381984-09-09 05:20 50° 25' 23" N  14° 40' 36" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 227038
2270511984-09-09 09:12 50° 28' 5" N  14° 33' 11" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 227051
2270631984-09-09 11:52 50° 29' 35" N  14° 29' 12" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 227063
2270751984-09-09 14:32 50° 33' 17" N  14° 24' 17" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 227075
2270871984-09-09 16:37 50° 35' 48" N  14° 21' 35" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 227087
2270991984-09-09 21:41 50° 43' 36" N  14° 39' 0" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 227099
2271061984-09-09 23:33 50° 41' 12" N  14° 40' 30" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 227106
2271181984-09-10 02:05 50° 38' 35" N  14° 45' 18" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 227118
2271311984-09-10 16:31 50° 43' 47" N  14° 35' 42" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 227131
2271431984-09-10 18:03 50° 41' 6" N  14° 40' 47" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 227143
2271551984-09-10 20:02 50° 37' 18" N  14° 43' 59" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 227155
2271671984-09-10 23:19 50° 35' 12" N  14° 50' 17" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 227167
2271791984-09-11 02:51 50° 32' 48" N  14° 57' 18" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 227179
2271801984-09-11 06:42 50° 30' 35" N  14° 59' 24" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 227180
2271921984-09-11 10:57 50° 24' 24" N  15° 10' 23" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 227192
2272111984-09-11 23:10 50° 50' 17" N  14° 39' 53" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 227211
2272231984-09-12 01:03 50° 48' 17" N  14° 45' 42" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 227223