Cruise inventory

RRS Challenger CH36

Cruise summary report

Cruise Info. 
Ship name (ship code)RRS Challenger (74CH)
Cruise identifierCH36
Cruise period1988-09-16 — 1988-09-30
StatusCompleted
PurposeResearch
ObjectivesPhysical Oceanography (second in a series of process cruises). This was the second process study cruise of the North Sea Project, involving:
The deployment of a SEASOAR system.
A CTD survey with the aim of broadly mapping the Flamborough Head frontal system. Once the broad survey was complete, a section was singled out for more intensive survey.
Deployment of drifting buoys.
Chief scientistA Edward Hill (University of Wales, Bangor School of Ocean Sciences)
ProjectNorth Sea Project
Coordinating bodyNERC
Cruise reportRRS Challenger CH36 cruise report ch36_88.pdf — access key 'C' (0.14 MB) 
Ocean/sea areas 
GeneralNorth Sea
SpecificNorth Yorkshire coast; North Sea
Measurements 
Physical oceanography 
Surface measurements underway (T,S)
CTD stationsQuantity: number of profiles = 89
Subsurface temperature and salinity measurementsDescription: Undulating CTD SEASOAR
Surface drifters/drifting buoysQuantity: number of deployments = 9
Other physical oceanographic measurementsQuantity: number of experiments = 3
Description: Rhodamine dye release experiments
Data held at BODC 
Series/Profiles 
89  CTD/STD cast
Density of the water column
Transmittance and attenuance of the water column
Vertical spatial coordinates
Salinity of the water column
Temperature of the water column
Density of the water column
Transmittance and attenuance of the water column
Vertical spatial coordinates
Salinity of the water column
Temperature of the water column

BODC idDate/TimeLocationDoc.
8118911988-09-16 21:08 53° 34' 41" N  0° 30' 1" E  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 811891
8119091988-09-16 21:59 53° 39' 59" N  0° 29' 59" E  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 811909
8119101988-09-16 22:56 53° 44' 59" N  0° 29' 52" E  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 811910
8119221988-09-16 23:49 53° 50' 12" N  0° 29' 41" E  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 811922
8119341988-09-17 00:34 53° 54' 53" N  0° 29' 32" E  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 811934
8119461988-09-17 01:19 53° 59' 54" N  0° 29' 46" E  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 811946
8119581988-09-17 02:43 54° 10' 20" N  0° 29' 56" E  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 811958
8119711988-09-17 04:06 54° 20' 8" N  0° 29' 27" E  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 811971
8119831988-09-17 05:31 54° 30' 3" N  0° 30' 17" E  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 811983
8119951988-09-17 06:59 54° 40' 9" N  0° 29' 45" E  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 811995
8120091988-09-18 11:36 54° 31' 20" N  0° 34' 36" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 812009
8120101988-09-18 20:03 54° 19' 54" N  0° 23' 40" E  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 812010
8120221988-09-18 21:50 54° 29' 51" N  0° 14' 58" E  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 812022
8120341988-09-18 23:43 54° 17' 59" N  0° 33' 24" E  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 812034
8120461988-09-19 00:29 54° 17' 4" N  0° 39' 49" E  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 812046
8120581988-09-19 01:43 54° 13' 55" N  0° 52' 4" E  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 812058
8120711988-09-19 02:47 54° 14' 28" N  1° 3' 37" E  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 812071
8120831988-09-19 04:18 54° 9' 47" N  1° 15' 19" E  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 812083
8120951988-09-19 05:37 54° 4' 6" N  1° 25' 2" E  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 812095
8121021988-09-19 07:12 53° 56' 58" N  1° 38' 33" E  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 812102
8121141988-09-19 08:17 53° 51' 55" N  1° 48' 7" E  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 812114
8121261988-09-19 09:35 53° 44' 55" N  1° 59' 44" E  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 812126
8121381988-09-19 10:41 53° 51' 56" N  2° 0' 2" E  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 812138
8121511988-09-19 11:51 53° 59' 56" N  2° 0' 0" E  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 812151
8121631988-09-19 12:48 54° 4' 57" N  1° 59' 58" E  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 812163
8121751988-09-19 13:41 54° 9' 59" N  1° 59' 51" E  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 812175
8121871988-09-19 15:03 54° 20' 4" N  1° 59' 34" E  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 812187
8121991988-09-19 16:22 54° 23' 58" N  1° 43' 49" E  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 812199
8122061988-09-19 17:47 54° 26' 52" N  1° 29' 46" E  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 812206
8122181988-09-19 19:30 54° 31' 55" N  1° 7' 42" E  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 812218
8122311988-09-19 20:44 54° 34' 56" N  0° 54' 58" E  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 812231
8122431988-09-19 21:41 54° 36' 52" N  0° 45' 24" E  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 812243
8122551988-09-19 23:00 54° 39' 57" N  0° 30' 10" E  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 812255
8122671988-09-20 00:23 54° 44' 0" N  0° 15' 12" E  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 812267
8122791988-09-20 01:49 54° 46' 58" N  0° 0' 3" E  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 812279
8122801988-09-20 03:53 54° 59' 43" N  0° 0' 15" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 812280
8122921988-09-20 05:51 55° 13' 57" N  0° 0' 6" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 812292
8123111988-09-20 07:17 55° 12' 0" N  0° 15' 6" E  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 812311
8123231988-09-20 09:03 55° 9' 53" N  0° 30' 0" E  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 812323
8123351988-09-20 10:15 55° 7' 52" N  0° 45' 1" E  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 812335
8123471988-09-20 11:26 55° 5' 3" N  1° 0' 10" E  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 812347
8123591988-09-20 12:41 55° 2' 0" N  1° 15' 3" E  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 812359
8123601988-09-20 13:52 54° 59' 51" N  1° 30' 2" E  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 812360
8123721988-09-20 15:02 54° 56' 57" N  1° 45' 2" E  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 812372
8123841988-09-20 16:16 54° 53' 52" N  1° 59' 46" E  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 812384
8123961988-09-20 17:21 55° 0' 2" N  1° 59' 52" E  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 812396
8124031988-09-20 18:45 55° 9' 58" N  1° 59' 48" E  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 812403
8124151988-09-20 20:12 55° 19' 57" N  1° 59' 40" E  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 812415
8124271988-09-20 21:41 55° 30' 1" N  1° 59' 58" E  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 812427
8124391988-09-20 23:09 55° 39' 55" N  1° 59' 53" E  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 812439
8124401988-09-21 00:39 55° 49' 22" N  1° 59' 35" E  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 812440
8124521988-09-21 17:12 54° 47' 35" N  0° 48' 36" E  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 812452
8124641988-09-23 14:38 54° 40' 48" N  0° 15' 46" E  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 812464
8124761988-09-24 12:15 54° 19' 50" N  0° 22' 38" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 812476
8124881988-09-24 15:17 54° 27' 43" N  0° 1' 15" E  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 812488
8125071988-09-24 16:12 54° 29' 52" N  0° 7' 19" E  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 812507
8125191988-09-24 17:16 54° 32' 0" N  0° 15' 1" E  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 812519
8125201988-09-24 18:18 54° 25' 0" N  0° 14' 54" E  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 812520
8125321988-09-24 19:15 54° 20' 4" N  0° 14' 55" E  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 812532
8125441988-09-24 20:13 54° 15' 8" N  0° 14' 44" E  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 812544
8125561988-09-24 21:14 54° 10' 5" N  0° 14' 50" E  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 812556
8125681988-09-26 00:50 55° 9' 48" N  0° 30' 1" E  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 812568
8125811988-09-26 03:53 55° 4' 50" N  1° 0' 0" E  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 812581
8125931988-09-26 05:13 55° 1' 43" N  1° 15' 7" E  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 812593
8126001988-09-16 20:14 53° 30' 12" N  0° 30' 10" E  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 812600
8126121988-09-18 02:14 54° 47' 10" N  1° 19' 50" E  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 812612
8126241988-09-21 09:21 54° 42' 29" N  1° 12' 3" E  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 812624
8126361988-09-22 14:17 54° 54' 58" N  0° 57' 44" E  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 812636
8126481988-09-22 18:45 54° 56' 30" N  0° 59' 39" E  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 812648
8126611988-09-23 05:37 54° 50' 13" N  0° 15' 21" E  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 812661
8126731988-09-23 09:37 54° 52' 26" N  0° 13' 17" E  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 812673
8126851988-09-23 10:06 54° 52' 25" N  0° 13' 18" E  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 812685
8126971988-09-23 10:10 54° 52' 30" N  0° 13' 19" E  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 812697
8127041988-09-23 10:20 54° 52' 43" N  0° 13' 17" E  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 812704
8127161988-09-23 11:04 54° 52' 27" N  0° 13' 13" E  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 812716
8127281988-09-23 15:29 54° 40' 3" N  0° 17' 4" E  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 812728
8127411988-09-24 12:58 54° 21' 53" N  0° 16' 54" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 812741
8127531988-09-24 13:41 54° 23' 49" N  0° 10' 59" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 812753
8127651988-09-24 14:29 54° 25' 52" N  0° 4' 53" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 812765
8127771988-09-26 02:19 55° 7' 41" N  0° 45' 0" E  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 812777
8127891988-09-26 06:40 55° 0' 4" N  1° 30' 11" E  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 812789
8127901988-09-26 08:04 54° 57' 1" N  1° 45' 10" E  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 812790
8128081988-09-29 11:00 54° 59' 4" N  0° 53' 0" E  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 812808
8128211988-09-29 11:39 54° 58' 27" N  0° 56' 49" E  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 812821
8128331988-09-29 12:22 54° 57' 35" N  1° 1' 9" E  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 812833
8128451988-09-29 13:04 54° 56' 48" N  1° 5' 26" E  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 812845
8128571988-09-29 13:41 54° 56' 0" N  1° 9' 47" E  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 812857
8128691988-09-29 14:15 54° 55' 7" N  1° 13' 31" E  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 812869
8128701988-09-29 14:50 54° 54' 34" N  1° 17' 34" E  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 812870
Discrete samples 
89  CTD frame plus rosette samplerDensity of the water column
Transmittance and attenuance of the water column
Salinity of the water column
Temperature of the water column