Cruise inventory

RRS Frederick Russell FR7B/86

Cruise summary report

Cruise Info. 
Ship name (ship code)RRS Frederick Russell (74GG)
Cruise identifierFR7B/86
Cruise period1986-08-21 — 1986-08-29
StatusCompleted
Port of departureBarry, United Kingdom
Port of returnDunstaffnage, United Kingdom
ObjectivesThe objectives of this cruise were:
(1) To service MAFF moorings (7 current meter plus one tetrapod) in the eastern Irish Sea and collect complementary CTD data. Six current meter moorings recovered and re-laid. Tetrapod not recovered. CTD profiles at all stations plus 3 sections.
(2) To service three SMBA current meter moorings in the outer Firth of Clyde and work CTD plus radiocaesium stations in the North Channel - Clyde area. Moorings serviced and a limited number of CTD stations worked.
(3) To recover three UCNW moorings to the west of the Firth of Lorne. Two of three recovered.
(4) To collect radiocaesium samples between Barra Head and the Sound of Mull. Accomplished.
(5) To service the SMBA current meter mooring in the Tiree Passage. Accomplished.
Chief scientistDavid J Ellett (Scottish Marine Biological Association)
Cruise reportRRS Frederick Russell FR7B/86 cruise report frederick_russell7b_86.pdf — access key 'C' (0.25 MB) 
Ocean/sea areas 
GeneralInner Seas off the West Coast of Scotland
Irish Sea and St. George's Channel
SpecificEastern Irish sea; North Channel; Firth of Clyde; Hebridean Seas
Track chartsRRS Frederick Russell FR7B/86 cruise track — trk3204.html
Measurements 
Physical oceanography 
Water bottle stationsQuantity: number of stations = 45
Description: 42 bottom
CTD stationsQuantity: number of stations = 42
Current metersQuantity: 18
Description: 23 recovered;6 weeks
Chemical oceanography 
RadioactivityQuantity: number of samples = 52
Description: Cs-137
Data held at BODC 
Series/Profiles 
42  CTD/STD cast
Vertical spatial coordinates
Salinity of the water column
Temperature of the water column
Vertical spatial coordinates
Salinity of the water column
Temperature of the water column

BODC idDate/TimeLocationDoc.
3462581986-08-22 17:47 53° 35' 41" N  4° 38' 53" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 346258
3462711986-08-23 10:49 54° 29' 35" N  3° 41' 23" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 346271
3462831986-08-23 12:18 54° 27' 11" N  3° 49' 11" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 346283
3462951986-08-23 14:55 54° 27' 29" N  3° 57' 24" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 346295
3463021986-08-23 18:55 54° 22' 36" N  4° 3' 29" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 346302
3463141986-08-23 20:04 54° 19' 12" N  4° 13' 18" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 346314
3463261986-08-23 23:39 53° 58' 30" N  4° 37' 30" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 346326
3463381986-08-24 00:51 53° 52' 48" N  4° 39' 0" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 346338
3463511986-08-24 01:47 53° 46' 59" N  4° 39' 0" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 346351
3463631986-08-24 02:49 53° 41' 30" N  4° 38' 30" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 346363
3463751986-08-24 03:41 53° 35' 53" N  4° 38' 41" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 346375
3463871986-08-24 16:57 54° 34' 47" N  4° 23' 12" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 346387
3463991986-08-24 18:50 54° 38' 35" N  4° 22' 41" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 346399
3464061986-08-24 20:12 54° 31' 54" N  4° 22' 23" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 346406
3464181986-08-24 20:54 54° 28' 59" N  4° 21' 11" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 346418
3464311986-08-25 01:17 54° 41' 30" N  5° 25' 0" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 346431
3464431986-08-25 02:25 54° 43' 18" N  5° 19' 30" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 346443
3464551986-08-25 03:28 54° 44' 30" N  5° 15' 0" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 346455
3464671986-08-25 04:59 54° 46' 0" N  5° 10' 0" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 346467
3464791986-08-25 06:07 54° 47' 42" N  5° 4' 54" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 346479
3464801986-08-26 11:30 55° 27' 0" N  5° 28' 0" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 346480
3464921986-08-26 12:33 55° 23' 53" N  5° 19' 54" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 346492
3465111986-08-26 13:20 55° 22' 5" N  5° 12' 0" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 346511
3465231986-08-26 13:59 55° 20' 6" N  5° 8' 5" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 346523
3465351986-08-26 14:27 55° 19' 5" N  5° 5' 12" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 346535
3465471986-08-26 15:16 55° 16' 18" N  4° 55' 41" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 346547
3465591986-08-26 16:21 55° 23' 5" N  5° 5' 35" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 346559
3465601986-08-27 12:10 56° 15' 29" N  6° 5' 30" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 346560
3465721986-08-27 13:06 56° 14' 5" N  6° 2' 12" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 346572
3465841986-08-27 13:45 56° 10' 59" N  5° 58' 54" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 346584
3465961986-08-27 14:39 56° 7' 59" N  5° 55' 47" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 346596
3466031986-08-27 15:16 56° 5' 30" N  5° 52' 59" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 346603
3466151986-08-27 16:53 56° 17' 30" N  5° 49' 59" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 346615
3466271986-08-27 17:50 56° 19' 59" N  5° 41' 30" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 346627
3466391986-08-27 18:43 56° 25' 0" N  5° 36' 24" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 346639
3466401986-08-27 20:02 56° 31' 41" N  5° 50' 17" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 346640
3466521986-08-27 21:25 56° 40' 0" N  6° 7' 0" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 346652
3466641986-08-27 22:31 56° 40' 59" N  6° 16' 59" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 346664
3466761986-08-27 23:55 56° 44' 17" N  6° 26' 35" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 346676
3466881986-08-28 02:02 56° 44' 30" N  6° 44' 48" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 346688
3467071986-08-28 04:07 56° 43' 41" N  7° 0' 47" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 346707
3467191986-08-28 05:28 56° 44' 5" N  7° 20' 5" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 346719