Cruise inventory

RRS Frederick Russell FR6/85

Cruise summary report

Cruise Info. 
Ship name (ship code)RRS Frederick Russell (74GG)
Cruise identifierFR6/85
Cruise period1985-08-07 — 1985-08-19
StatusCompleted
Port of departurePlymouth, United Kingdom
Port of returnBirkenhead, United Kingdom
PurposeResearch
ObjectivesHydrographic surveys: CTD, water sampling, current meters and thermistors. Nutrient Dynamics
Chief scientistGraham Savidge (Queen's University Belfast School of Biological Sciences)
Cruise reportRRS Frederick Russell FR6/85 cruise report frederick_russell6_85.pdf — access key 'C' (0.28 MB) 
Ocean/sea areas 
GeneralNorth East Atlantic Ocean (limit 40W)
SpecificN. E. Atlantic/ West of Scotland
Track chartsRRS Frederick Russell FR6/85 cruise track — trk3146.html
Measurements 
Physical oceanography 
Surface measurements underway (T,S)
CTD stationsQuantity: number of stations = 85
Current metersDescription: 14 deployed;14 recovered;2 with thermistor chain;6 days
Chemical oceanography 
OxygenQuantity: number of stations = 30
NitrateQuantity: number of stations = 52
SilicateQuantity: number of stations = 52
Biology and fisheries 
Phytoplankton pigs (eg chlorophyll, fluorescence)Description: distribution