Cruise inventory

RRS Challenger CH28

Cruise summary report

Cruise Info. 
Ship name (ship code)RRS Challenger (74CH)
Cruise identifierCH28
Cruise period1988-04-29 — 1988-05-14
StatusCompleted
Port of departureGreat Yarmouth, United Kingdom
Port of returnGreat Yarmouth, United Kingdom
PurposeResearch
Objectives1. To test the proposed cruise track.
2. Along the track to make continuous measurements of:
(a) Sea surface temperature, conductivitiy, transmittance, fluorescence , dissolved oxygen and up- and down-welling irradiance.
(b) To obtain water samples with a rosette sampler for calibration of the CTD sensors and for nutrient and trace metals analysis.
3. To obtain sufficient cores to enable the benthic fluxes experiment to select six representative sites where measurements will be made during the survey cruises.
4. To deploy and recover four moorings at 52 30N 2 25E.
5. To test the instrumentation, techniques and methods to be used during the survey cruises, including the shipborne computer.
6. To train people to operate the equipment; a mid-cruise port call at Tynemouth will enable the exchange of personnel.
7. To extend the survey data set (August 1988 - October 1989) by obtaining data in May 1988.
Chief scientistM John Howarth (Institute of Oceanographic Sciences Bidston Laboratory)
ProjectNERC North Sea Project
Coordinating bodyNERC
Cruise reportRRS Challenger CH28 cruise report ch28_88.pdf — access key 'C' (10 MB) 
Ocean/sea areas 
GeneralNorth Sea
SpecificLeg 1: Southern North Sea; Leg 2: Off East Coast of England
Track chartsRRS Challenger CH28 cruise track — ch28_88track.pdf (00 MB) 
Measurements 
Physical oceanography 
Surface measurements underway (T,S)Quantity: track kilometres = 3704
CTD stationsQuantity: number of stations = 163
Transparency (eg transmissometer)Quantity: track kilometres = 3704
Transparency (eg transmissometer)Quantity: number of stations = 164
Current metersQuantity: number of stations = 3
Description: 3 deployed;14 days
Other physical oceanographic measurementsQuantity: track kilometres = 3704
Chemical oceanography 
OxygenQuantity: number of stations = 164
PhosphateQuantity: number of stations = 164
NitrateQuantity: number of stations = 164
SilicateQuantity: number of stations = 164
Trace elementsQuantity: number of stations = 50
Contamination 
Suspended matterQuantity: number of stations = 164
Trace metalsQuantity: number of stations = 50
Biology and fisheries 
Other biological/fisheries measurementQuantity: track kilometres = 3704
Description: bioluminescence and distribution studies
Meteorology 
Incident radiationQuantity: track kilometres = 3704
Other meteorological measurementsQuantity: track kilometres = 3704
Description: Air sea interface studies
Geology and geophysics 
Core - soft bottomQuantity: number of cores = 41
Description: chemical analysis
Data held at BODC 
Series/Profiles 
163  CTD/STD cast
Density of the water column
Transmittance and attenuance of the water column
Visible waveband radiance and irradiance measurements in the water column
Vertical spatial coordinates
Salinity of the water column
Concentration of suspended particulate material in the water column
Temperature of the water column
Density of the water column
Transmittance and attenuance of the water column
Visible waveband radiance and irradiance measurements in the water column
Vertical spatial coordinates
Salinity of the water column
Concentration of suspended particulate material in the water column
Temperature of the water column

BODC idDate/TimeLocationDoc.
7809521988-04-30 09:06 52° 11' 47" N  3° 26' 45" E  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 780952
7809641988-05-01 15:48 52° 26' 4" N  3° 41' 57" E  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 780964
7809761988-05-09 02:25 53° 35' 39" N  0° 50' 43" E  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 780976
7809881988-05-09 04:52 53° 35' 21" N  1° 15' 6" E  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 780988
7810031988-05-09 06:29 53° 38' 39" N  1° 33' 36" E  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 781003
7810151988-05-09 08:36 53° 39' 1" N  1° 57' 3" E  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 781015
7810271988-05-09 10:01 53° 35' 7" N  2° 10' 12" E  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 781027
7810391988-05-09 11:10 53° 35' 3" N  2° 22' 37" E  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 781039
7810401988-05-09 12:43 53° 34' 55" N  2° 39' 55" E  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 781040
7810521988-05-09 14:22 53° 34' 55" N  2° 59' 50" E  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 781052
7810641988-05-09 15:53 53° 30' 28" N  2° 58' 58" E  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 781064
7810761988-05-09 17:24 53° 39' 54" N  2° 52' 7" E  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 781076
7810881988-05-01 17:33 52° 39' 11" N  3° 33' 10" E  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 781088
7811071988-05-09 18:48 53° 50' 34" N  2° 44' 36" E  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 781107
7811191988-05-09 20:35 54° 0' 2" N  2° 37' 43" E  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 781119
7811201988-05-09 22:09 54° 9' 48" N  2° 29' 52" E  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 781120
7811321988-05-09 23:43 54° 19' 39" N  2° 23' 39" E  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 781132
7811441988-05-10 01:29 54° 29' 50" N  2° 14' 45" E  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 781144
7811561988-05-10 03:08 54° 39' 57" N  2° 7' 27" E  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 781156
7811681988-05-10 04:50 54° 49' 59" N  1° 59' 56" E  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 781168
7811811988-05-10 06:23 54° 59' 58" N  1° 52' 8" E  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 781181
7811931988-05-10 07:55 55° 10' 1" N  1° 45' 11" E  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 781193
7812001988-05-10 09:47 55° 19' 55" N  1° 37' 39" E  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 781200
7812121988-05-10 11:54 55° 29' 28" N  1° 30' 13" E  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 781212
7812241988-05-10 14:27 55° 24' 26" N  1° 12' 30" E  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 781224
7812361988-05-10 16:31 55° 18' 0" N  0° 54' 56" E  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 781236
7812481988-05-10 18:19 55° 12' 1" N  0° 37' 41" E  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 781248
7812611988-05-10 19:55 55° 6' 10" N  0° 20' 3" E  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 781261
7812731988-05-10 21:40 55° 0' 0" N  0° 2' 39" E  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 781273
7812851988-05-10 23:19 54° 54' 2" N  0° 13' 49" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 781285
7812971988-05-11 00:50 54° 48' 56" N  0° 0' 7" E  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 781297
7813041988-05-11 02:22 54° 44' 3" N  0° 15' 40" E  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 781304
7813161988-05-11 03:59 54° 39' 11" N  0° 30' 49" E  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 781316
7813281988-05-01 22:16 53° 5' 2" N  3° 16' 28" E  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 781328
7813411988-05-11 07:10 54° 38' 57" N  1° 2' 49" E  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 781341
7813531988-05-11 09:10 54° 38' 52" N  1° 19' 1" E  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 781353
7813651988-05-11 11:31 54° 39' 2" N  1° 43' 16" E  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 781365
7813771988-05-11 14:01 54° 40' 7" N  2° 7' 48" E  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 781377
7813891988-05-11 17:00 54° 25' 5" N  1° 45' 13" E  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 781389
7813901988-05-11 18:42 54° 15' 4" N  1° 29' 55" E  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 781390
7814081988-05-11 19:57 54° 10' 10" N  1° 22' 54" E  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 781408
7814211988-05-11 22:23 53° 58' 38" N  1° 3' 53" E  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 781421
7814331988-05-12 00:41 53° 46' 39" N  0° 48' 4" E  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 781433
7814451988-05-02 00:09 53° 18' 42" N  3° 7' 43" E  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 781445
7814571988-05-12 03:14 53° 33' 41" N  0° 26' 35" E  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 781457
7814691988-05-12 05:48 53° 31' 25" N  0° 23' 27" E  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 781469
7814701988-05-12 09:39 53° 35' 50" N  0° 1' 10" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 781470
7814821988-05-12 10:15 53° 35' 49" N  0° 1' 28" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 781482
7814941988-05-12 10:58 53° 34' 23" N  0° 3' 24" E  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 781494
7815011988-05-12 11:31 53° 32' 59" N  0° 5' 29" E  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 781501
7815131988-05-12 12:27 53° 33' 10" N  0° 13' 54" E  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 781513
7815251988-05-12 15:30 53° 20' 14" N  0° 30' 22" E  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 781525
7815371988-05-12 16:52 53° 10' 14" N  0° 31' 38" E  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 781537
7815491988-05-12 17:49 53° 5' 40" N  0° 29' 51" E  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 781549
7815501988-05-02 01:58 53° 30' 49" N  2° 59' 26" E  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 781550
7815621988-05-12 19:41 53° 12' 55" N  0° 46' 15" E  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 781562
7815741988-05-12 22:40 53° 1' 7" N  1° 3' 36" E  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 781574
7815861988-05-13 00:48 53° 0' 52" N  1° 26' 41" E  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 781586
7815981988-05-13 04:32 52° 39' 1" N  2° 9' 25" E  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 781598
7816051988-05-13 06:04 52° 29' 34" N  2° 24' 7" E  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 781605
7816171988-05-13 16:04 52° 30' 0" N  2° 24' 57" E  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 781617
7816291988-05-13 18:34 52° 25' 0" N  2° 59' 24" E  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 781629
7816301988-05-13 20:16 52° 20' 18" N  3° 19' 53" E  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 781630
7816421988-05-13 21:57 52° 8' 6" N  3° 28' 37" E  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 781642
7816541988-05-14 00:00 52° 13' 50" N  3° 49' 1" E  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 781654
7816661988-05-02 04:26 53° 32' 7" N  3° 23' 52" E  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 781666
7816781988-05-14 01:11 52° 21' 29" N  3° 59' 49" E  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 781678
7816911988-05-14 02:32 52° 29' 26" N  4° 10' 10" E  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 781691
7817091988-05-14 03:38 52° 36' 34" N  4° 19' 13" E  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 781709
7817101988-05-14 05:12 52° 36' 48" N  4° 0' 30" E  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 781710
7817221988-05-14 06:24 52° 36' 44" N  3° 46' 43" E  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 781722
7817341988-05-02 06:14 53° 33' 33" N  3° 47' 56" E  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 781734
7817461988-05-02 07:53 53° 33' 26" N  4° 11' 21" E  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 781746
7817581988-05-02 10:06 53° 36' 51" N  4° 35' 22" E  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 781758
7817711988-04-30 12:15 52° 15' 13" N  2° 50' 10" E  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 781771
7817831988-05-02 12:12 53° 47' 42" N  4° 34' 54" E  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 781783
7817951988-05-02 14:53 54° 5' 59" N  4° 35' 5" E  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 781795
7818021988-05-02 17:13 54° 20' 8" N  4° 35' 20" E  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 781802
7818141988-05-02 19:10 54° 35' 0" N  4° 35' 19" E  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 781814
7818261988-05-02 21:49 54° 23' 5" N  4° 58' 18" E  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 781826
7818381988-05-02 23:44 54° 12' 46" N  5° 16' 37" E  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 781838
7818511988-05-03 01:46 54° 2' 55" N  5° 35' 11" E  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 781851
7818631988-05-03 03:46 53° 56' 23" N  5° 46' 57" E  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 781863
7818751988-05-03 05:20 53° 49' 59" N  5° 59' 51" E  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 781875
7818871988-05-03 07:00 53° 39' 0" N  6° 10' 46" E  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 781887
7818991988-04-30 16:14 52° 10' 11" N  2° 19' 49" E  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 781899
7819061988-05-03 08:34 53° 43' 4" N  6° 30' 8" E  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 781906
7819181988-05-03 10:45 53° 55' 9" N  6° 25' 3" E  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 781918
7819311988-05-03 12:35 54° 6' 12" N  6° 24' 56" E  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 781931
7819431988-05-03 14:24 54° 19' 41" N  6° 24' 34" E  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 781943
7819551988-05-03 16:21 54° 34' 39" N  6° 24' 46" E  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 781955
7819671988-05-03 18:22 54° 24' 37" N  6° 42' 35" E  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 781967
7819791988-05-03 20:06 54° 14' 55" N  7° 0' 16" E  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 781979
7819801988-05-03 21:36 54° 6' 3" N  7° 0' 41" E  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 781980
7819921988-05-03 23:13 54° 0' 24" N  7° 14' 33" E  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 781992
7820061988-05-04 00:53 53° 49' 28" N  7° 20' 5" E  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 782006
7820181988-04-30 20:17 52° 4' 37" N  1° 49' 41" E  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 782018
7820311988-05-04 04:54 54° 11' 16" N  7° 28' 14" E  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 782031
7820431988-05-04 06:45 54° 16' 14" N  7° 44' 17" E  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 782043
7820551988-05-04 08:21 54° 25' 17" N  7° 40' 47" E  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 782055
7820671988-05-04 10:29 54° 37' 47" N  7° 32' 20" E  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 782067
7820791988-05-04 12:34 54° 50' 51" N  7° 24' 12" E  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 782079
7820801988-05-04 14:40 55° 4' 0" N  7° 15' 35" E  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 782080
7820921988-05-04 16:18 55° 16' 53" N  7° 7' 46" E  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 782092
7821111988-05-04 17:55 55° 29' 43" N  7° 0' 2" E  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 782111
7821231988-05-04 19:53 55° 30' 0" N  6° 42' 12" E  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 782123
7821351988-05-04 21:33 55° 29' 55" N  6° 24' 4" E  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 782135
7821471988-04-30 22:32 51° 47' 12" N  1° 47' 17" E  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 782147
7821591988-05-04 23:02 55° 30' 1" N  6° 6' 4" E  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 782159
7821601988-05-05 00:42 55° 29' 48" N  5° 48' 25" E  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 782160
7821721988-05-05 02:32 55° 29' 56" N  5° 30' 8" E  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 782172
7821841988-05-05 06:26 55° 30' 1" N  5° 10' 14" E  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 782184
7821961988-05-05 08:35 55° 30' 6" N  4° 44' 21" E  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 782196
7822031988-05-05 11:09 55° 29' 59" N  4° 17' 50" E  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 782203
7822151988-05-05 13:25 55° 29' 58" N  3° 53' 36" E  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 782215
7822271988-05-05 15:12 55° 29' 52" N  3° 29' 34" E  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 782227
7822391988-05-05 16:52 55° 30' 0" N  3° 6' 31" E  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 782239
7822401988-05-05 18:52 55° 29' 58" N  2° 42' 18" E  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 782240
7822521988-05-01 01:14 51° 30' 18" N  1° 45' 1" E  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 782252
7822641988-05-05 20:39 55° 29' 56" N  2° 18' 33" E  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 782264
7822761988-05-05 22:56 55° 29' 53" N  1° 54' 22" E  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 782276
7822881988-05-06 00:51 55° 29' 53" N  1° 30' 6" E  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 782288
7823071988-05-06 02:20 55° 29' 53" N  1° 12' 20" E  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 782307
7823191988-05-06 04:02 55° 29' 54" N  0° 54' 25" E  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 782319
7823201988-05-06 05:47 55° 29' 57" N  0° 36' 25" E  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 782320
7823321988-05-06 07:19 55° 30' 0" N  0° 17' 41" E  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 782332
7823441988-05-06 08:54 55° 30' 7" N  0° 0' 6" E  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 782344
7823561988-05-06 11:37 55° 30' 15" N  0° 18' 11" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 782356
7823681988-05-06 13:20 55° 30' 7" N  0° 36' 0" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 782368
7823811988-05-01 03:53 51° 44' 44" N  2° 16' 4" E  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 782381
7823931988-05-06 14:55 55° 29' 37" N  0° 53' 17" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 782393
7824001988-05-06 16:37 55° 29' 55" N  1° 10' 58" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 782400
7824121988-05-06 18:10 55° 29' 58" N  1° 31' 31" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 782412
7824241988-05-06 19:55 55° 39' 49" N  1° 31' 33" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 782424
7824361988-05-06 21:32 55° 43' 56" N  1° 47' 24" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 782436
7824481988-05-06 23:19 55° 51' 55" N  1° 30' 15" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 782448
7824611988-05-07 01:16 55° 44' 47" N  1° 14' 55" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 782461
7824731988-05-07 03:33 55° 29' 38" N  1° 31' 27" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 782473
7824851988-05-07 04:50 55° 19' 50" N  1° 28' 15" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 782485
7824971988-05-07 06:06 55° 9' 43" N  1° 24' 1" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 782497
7825041988-05-07 07:33 55° 0' 4" N  1° 15' 49" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 782504
7825161988-05-07 12:40 54° 58' 28" N  0° 55' 4" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 782516
7825281988-05-07 14:29 54° 56' 20" N  0° 36' 2" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 782528
7825411988-05-07 16:14 54° 53' 44" N  0° 16' 8" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 782541
7825531988-05-07 17:51 54° 48' 39" N  0° 31' 27" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 782553
7825651988-05-07 19:30 54° 43' 49" N  0° 46' 55" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 782565
7825771988-05-07 20:37 54° 41' 22" N  0° 54' 45" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 782577
7825891988-05-07 21:43 54° 39' 43" N  0° 59' 4" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 782589
7825901988-05-07 22:38 54° 39' 4" N  0° 52' 52" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 782590
7826081988-05-08 00:20 54° 39' 12" N  0° 33' 37" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 782608
7826211988-05-01 14:01 52° 13' 24" N  3° 50' 10" E  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 782621
7826331988-05-08 02:36 54° 39' 11" N  0° 12' 43" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 782633
7826451988-05-08 04:48 54° 38' 49" N  0° 7' 36" E  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 782645
7826571988-05-08 07:26 54° 39' 4" N  0° 31' 12" E  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 782657
7826691988-05-08 09:30 54° 28' 5" N  0° 31' 32" E  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 782669
7826701988-05-08 11:23 54° 17' 14" N  0° 31' 28" E  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 782670
7826821988-05-08 14:15 54° 5' 50" N  0° 31' 28" E  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 782682
7826941988-05-08 17:36 53° 53' 54" N  0° 35' 7" E  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 782694
7827011988-05-08 19:49 53° 44' 23" N  0° 30' 35" E  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 782701
7827131988-05-08 22:01 53° 33' 9" N  0° 26' 49" E  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 782713
7827251988-05-09 00:21 53° 31' 3" N  0° 40' 59" E  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 782725
7827371988-05-04 06:53 54° 16' 24" N  7° 44' 16" E  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 782737
7827491988-05-04 10:41 54° 37' 42" N  7° 32' 32" E  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 782749
Discrete samples 
166  CTD frame plus rosette samplerDissolved metal concentrations in the water column
Zooplankton taxonomy-related abundance per unit volume of the water column
Density of the water column
Transmittance and attenuance of the water column
Visible waveband radiance and irradiance measurements in the water column
Phytoplankton taxonomic abundance in water bodies
Salinity of the water column
Concentration of suspended particulate material in the water column
Temperature of the water column
Phytoplankton generic abundance in water bodies
Microzooplankton taxonomic abundance in water bodies
6  MulticorerSediment water content, porosity and surface area
Concentration of organic matter in sediments
Metal concentrations in sediment pore waters
Temperature of the water column