Cruise inventory

RRS Challenger CH63_1

Cruise summary report

Cruise Info. 
Ship name (ship code)RRS Challenger (74CH)
Cruise identifierCH63_1
Cruise period1990-03-04 — 1990-03-08
StatusCompleted
Port of departureArdrossan, United Kingdom
Port of returnDunstaffnage, United Kingdom
ObjectivesTo sample the benthos and benthopelagic fish of the Rockall Trough as part of a seasonal study of the biology of these deep-sea organisms.

Adverse weather conditions prevents Challlenger from reaching deep-water and no scientific work was possible.
Chief scientistJohn D Gage (Dunstaffnage Marine Laboratory)
Cruise reportRRS Challenger CH63_1 cruise report ch63_90.pdf — access key 'C' (0.27 MB) 
Ocean/sea areas 
GeneralInner Seas off the West Coast of Scotland
North East Atlantic Ocean (limit 40W)
SpecificEastern North Atlantic