Cruise inventory

RRS Challenger CH46_2

Cruise summary report

Cruise Info. 
Ship name (ship code)RRS Challenger (74CH)
Cruise identifierCH46_2
Cruise period1989-02-20 — 1989-02-26
StatusCompleted
PurposeResearch
ObjectivesSandbanks and sandwaves process study cruise.
Chief scientistDavid Huntley (Polytechnic South West Institute of Marine Studies)
ProjectNERC North Sea Project
Coordinating bodyNERC
Ocean/sea areas 
GeneralNorth Sea
SpecificSouthern North Sea, 5240N;00340E
Measurements 
Physical oceanography 
Surface measurements underway (T,S)Quantity: track kilometres = 277.8
Description: Continuous underway measurements
CTD stationsQuantity: number of profiles = 13
Transparency (eg transmissometer)Quantity: track kilometres = 277.8
Description: Continuous underway measurements
Current metersQuantity: number of deployments = 6
Description: 6 deployed;72 hours
Current profiler (eg ADCP)Quantity: track kilometres = 277.8
Description: Continuous underway measurements
Other physical oceanographic measurementsQuantity: number of deployments = 3
Description: 72h
Biology and fisheries 
Phytoplankton pigs (eg chlorophyll, fluorescence)Quantity: track kilometres = 277.8
Description: Continuous underway measurements
Geology and geophysics 
GrabQuantity: number of samples = 21
Core - soft bottomQuantity: number of deployments = 8
Bottom photographyQuantity: number of images = 86
Single-beam echosoundingQuantity: track kilometres = 277.8
Description: Continuous underway measurements
Data held at BODC 
Series/Profiles 
13  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
Chlorophyll pigment concentrations in water bodies
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
Chlorophyll pigment concentrations in water bodies
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.
8308391989-02-23 04:15 52° 39' 4" N  3° 40' 39" E  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 830839
8308401989-02-23 05:20 52° 39' 12" N  3° 41' 9" E  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 830840
8308521989-02-23 06:19 52° 38' 57" N  3° 41' 3" E  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 830852
8308641989-02-23 07:52 52° 39' 8" N  3° 41' 49" E  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 830864
8308761989-02-23 08:49 52° 38' 53" N  3° 41' 25" E  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 830876
8308881989-02-23 09:52 52° 38' 43" N  3° 41' 12" E  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 830888
8309071989-02-23 10:52 52° 38' 55" N  3° 40' 37" E  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 830907
8309191989-02-23 11:53 52° 38' 59" N  3° 41' 8" E  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 830919
8309201989-02-23 12:49 52° 39' 0" N  3° 40' 48" E  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 830920
8309321989-02-23 14:09 52° 39' 12" N  3° 41' 9" E  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 830932
8309441989-02-23 15:03 52° 39' 22" N  3° 40' 46" E  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 830944
8309561989-02-23 16:02 52° 39' 15" N  3° 40' 37" E  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 830956
8309681989-02-23 17:05 52° 39' 6" N  3° 41' 4" E  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 830968
Discrete samples 
13  CTD frame plus rosette samplerDensity of the water column
Transmittance and attenuance of the water column
Visible waveband radiance and irradiance measurements in the water column
Chlorophyll pigment concentrations in water bodies
Salinity of the water column
Concentration of suspended particulate material in the water column
Temperature of the water column