Cruise inventory

RRS Frederick Russell FR2/85

Cruise summary report

Cruise Info. 
Ship name (ship code)RRS Frederick Russell (74GG)
Cruise identifierFR2/85
Cruise period1985-02-25 — 1985-03-09
StatusCompleted
Port of departurePlymouth, United Kingdom
Port of returnFalmouth, United Kingdom
PurposeResearch
ObjectivesTemperature, salinity & nutrient measurements; current meter
Chief scientistRobin D Pingree (Marine Biological Association of the UK)
Cruise reportRRS Frederick Russell FR2/85 cruise report frederick_russell2_85.pdf — access key 'C' (0.06 MB) 
Ocean/sea areas 
GeneralEnglish Channel
Irish Sea and St. George's Channel
Celtic Sea
North East Atlantic Ocean (limit 40W)
SpecificEnglish Channel/ Bay of Biscay
Track chartsRRS Frederick Russell FR2/85 cruise track — trk3066.html
Measurements 
Physical oceanography 
Surface measurements underway (T,S)Quantity: track kilometres = 5556
Water bottle stationsQuantity: number of samples = 45
Description: S surface only
CTD stationsQuantity: number of stations = 22
Transparency (eg transmissometer)Quantity: track kilometres = 5556
Optics (eg underwater light levels)Quantity: number of stations = 22
Current metersQuantity: number of recoveries = 4
Description: 4 c.m.recovered;2 weeks
Chemical oceanography 
NitrateQuantity: track kilometres = 5556
NitriteQuantity: track kilometres = 5556
SilicateQuantity: track kilometres = 5556
Biology and fisheries 
PhytoplanktonQuantity: track kilometres = 5556
SestonQuantity: number of samples = 80