Cruise inventory

RRS Challenger CH58

Cruise summary report

Cruise Info. 
Ship name (ship code)RRS Challenger (74CH)
Cruise identifierCH58
Cruise period1989-08-07 — 1989-08-21
StatusCompleted
Port of departureGreat Yarmouth, United Kingdom
Port of returnGreat Yarmouth, United Kingdom
PurposeResearch
ObjectivesThe purpose of this study was to obtain detailed observations in relation to circulation and mixing it at the Flamborough Head front in the North Sea. The prime objectives of the cruise programme were satisfactorily achieved although it was not possible to carry out our planned rhodamine dye releases.
Chief scientistA Edward Hill (University of Wales, Bangor School of Ocean Sciences)
ProjectNorth Sea Project
Coordinating bodyNERC
Cruise reportRRS Challenger CH58 cruise report ch58_89.pdf — access key 'C' (0.24 MB) 
Ocean/sea areas 
GeneralNorth Sea
SpecificFlamborough Head
Track chartsRRS Challenger CH58 cruise track — trk3491.html
Measurements 
Physical oceanography 
CTD stationsQuantity: number of stations = 30
Subsurface temperature and salinity measurementsQuantity: track kilometres = 1200
Description: Towed Undulating CTD
Surface drifters/drifting buoysQuantity: number of deployments = 9
Data held at BODC 
Series/Profiles 
30  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.
8194751989-08-08 00:03 53° 58' 43" N  0° 9' 42" E  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 819475
8194871989-08-08 01:10 54° 3' 43" N  0° 17' 30" E  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 819487
8194991989-08-08 02:08 54° 8' 16" N  0° 25' 9" E  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 819499
8195061989-08-08 02:49 54° 10' 7" N  0° 30' 10" E  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 819506
8195181989-08-08 03:43 54° 14' 30" N  0° 34' 51" E  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 819518
8195311989-08-08 05:17 54° 18' 0" N  0° 53' 4" E  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 819531
8195431989-08-08 06:44 54° 22' 0" N  1° 9' 58" E  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 819543
8195551989-08-08 07:44 54° 14' 51" N  1° 9' 57" E  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 819555
8195671989-08-08 08:31 54° 9' 56" N  1° 9' 50" E  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 819567
8195791989-08-08 09:18 54° 5' 0" N  1° 10' 19" E  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 819579
8195801989-08-08 10:05 54° 0' 0" N  1° 10' 7" E  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 819580
8195921989-08-08 10:53 53° 54' 55" N  1° 10' 1" E  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 819592
8196111989-08-08 11:38 53° 50' 1" N  1° 10' 7" E  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 819611
8196231989-08-08 14:54 53° 49' 55" N  1° 59' 48" E  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 819623
8196351989-08-08 15:39 53° 55' 9" N  1° 59' 52" E  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 819635
8196471989-08-08 17:13 54° 4' 59" N  1° 59' 45" E  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 819647
8196591989-08-08 18:02 54° 10' 5" N  1° 59' 59" E  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 819659
8196601989-08-08 18:47 54° 15' 4" N  1° 59' 55" E  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 819660
8196721989-08-08 21:44 54° 5' 17" N  1° 49' 25" E  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 819672
8196841989-08-08 22:40 54° 0' 2" N  1° 50' 23" E  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 819684
8196961989-08-08 23:37 53° 53' 43" N  1° 51' 58" E  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 819696
8197031989-08-09 00:26 53° 48' 36" N  1° 51' 8" E  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 819703
8197151989-08-09 01:09 53° 45' 10" N  1° 49' 59" E  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 819715
8197271989-08-09 02:47 53° 44' 20" N  1° 28' 24" E  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 819727
8197391989-08-09 03:52 53° 49' 58" N  1° 28' 13" E  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 819739
8197401989-08-09 04:35 53° 55' 2" N  1° 27' 42" E  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 819740
8197521989-08-09 05:20 54° 0' 1" N  1° 27' 56" E  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 819752
8197641989-08-09 06:08 54° 5' 4" N  1° 27' 54" E  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 819764
8197761989-08-08 16:24 54° 0' 1" N  1° 59' 54" E  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 819776
8197881989-08-08 19:32 54° 19' 59" N  1° 59' 59" E  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 819788
Discrete samples 
30  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