Cruise inventory

RRS Challenger CH10

Cruise summary report

Cruise Info. 
Ship name (ship code)RRS Challenger (74CH)
Cruise identifierCH10
Cruise period1987-01-27 — 1987-02-07
StatusCompleted
Port of departureBirkenhead, United Kingdom
Port of returnBarry, United Kingdom
ObjectivesTo obtain measurements of the vertical variation of current with depth in an area of weak tidal currents during will mixed conditions. To obtain the necessary supporting measurements (winds, waves, density field, gradients of currents and pressures) to interpret these current profile measurements.
Chief scientistM John Howarth (Institute of Oceanographic Sciences Bidston Laboratory)
Cruise reportRRS Challenger CH10 cruise report ch10and12_87.pdf — access key 'C' (0.67 MB) 
Ocean/sea areas 
GeneralBristol Channel
Celtic Sea
North East Atlantic Ocean (limit 40W)
SpecificBristol Channel and Celtic Sea
Track chartsRRS Challenger CH10 cruise track — trk3319a.html RRS Challenger CH10 cruise track — trk3319b.html RRS Challenger CH10 cruise track — trk3319c.html
Measurements 
Physical oceanography 
Surface measurements underway (T,S)
CTD stationsQuantity: number of stations = 15
Current metersQuantity: number of deployments = 18
Description: deployed,to be recovered on cr.12/87,also tide guages
Current profiler (eg ADCP)Description: acoustic doppler,profiling c-m
Sea level (inc. bot. press., inverted echosounder)Quantity: number of deployments = 3
Data held at BODC 
Series/Profiles 
14  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.
592471987-01-31 10:54  — 1987-01-31 11:06 50° 24' 8" N  8° 0' 23" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 59247
592591987-01-31 14:53  — 1987-01-31 15:07 50° 0' 6" N  8° 39' 55" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 59259
592601987-02-01 10:35  — 1987-02-01 10:45 50° 24' 51" N  6° 0' 56" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 59260
592721987-02-01 18:06  — 1987-02-01 18:08 51° 19' 46" N  6° 10' 37" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 59272
592841987-02-03 11:25  — 1987-02-03 11:34 51° 0' 4" N  6° 58' 55" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 59284
592961987-02-04 13:01  — 1987-02-04 13:10 50° 59' 44" N  7° 2' 1" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 59296
593031987-02-05 16:05  — 1987-02-05 16:18 50° 59' 24" N  10° 0' 8" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 59303
593271987-02-06 11:12  — 1987-02-06 11:22 51° 19' 31" N  9° 58' 49" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 59327
593151987-02-05 22:04  — 1987-02-05 22:08 51° 2' 31" N  10° 57' 52" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 59315
592111987-01-29 20:46  — 1987-01-29 21:00 50° 59' 27" N  6° 59' 57" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 59211
592231987-01-30 14:07  — 1987-01-30 14:23 50° 59' 37" N  8° 59' 37" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 59223
593391987-02-07 10:25  — 1987-02-07 10:35 51° 0' 13" N  6° 58' 59" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 59339
593401987-02-08 15:47  — 1987-02-08 15:49 51° 18' 26" N  3° 39' 12" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 59340
592351987-01-30 20:05  — 1987-01-30 20:17 51° 0' 2" N  10° 0' 4" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 59235