Cruise inventory

RRS Challenger CH67A

Cruise summary report

Cruise Info. 
Ship name (ship code)RRS Challenger (74CH)
Cruise identifierCH67A
Cruise period1990-06-21 — 1990-06-29
StatusCompleted
Port of departureGreat Yarmouth, United Kingdom
Port of returnOban, United Kingdom
PurposeResearch
Objectives1. To sample the benthopelagic fish populations of the Faroe-Shetland Channel.
2. To work CTD stations of the Anton Dohrn Seamount section between Rockall and the shelf-edge.
3. To collect large volume water samples and Ellett Line CTD profiles at standard positions between the shelf-edge and the Sound of Mull.
4. To service the DML current meter mooring in the Tiree Passage.
5. To study the biology of coccolithophores of the northern Rockall Channel and continental shelf.
Chief scientistDavid J Ellett (Dunstaffnage Marine Laboratory)
Cruise reportRRS Challenger CH67A cruise report ch67_90.pdf — access key 'C' (0.42 MB) 
Ocean/sea areas 
GeneralNorth Sea
Inner Seas off the West Coast of Scotland
North East Atlantic Ocean (limit 40W)
SpecificNW Scotland. Faroe-Shetland Channel, Rockall Channel and Scottish continental shelf.
Track chartsRRS Challenger CH67A cruise track — trk3570a.html RRS Challenger CH67A cruise track — trk3570b.html
Measurements 
Physical oceanography 
BathythermographQuantity: number of profiles = 5
Water bottle stationsQuantity: number of stations = 16
Description: S
CTD stationsQuantity: number of stations = 31
Current metersQuantity: number of deployments = 2
Description: 2 current meters deployed
Chemical oceanography 
RadioactivityQuantity: number of samples = 26
Description: Cs137
Biology and fisheries 
PhytoplanktonQuantity: number of stations = 4
PhytobenthosQuantity: number of stations = 5
Description: description of communities
ZoobenthosQuantity: number of stations = 5
Description: description of communities
Demersal fishQuantity: number of stations = 7
Description: population and environments
Data held at BODC 
Series/Profiles 
31  CTD/STD cast
Vertical spatial coordinates
Salinity of the water column
Temperature of the water column
Vertical spatial coordinates
Salinity of the water column
Temperature of the water column

BODC idDate/TimeLocationDoc.
3149631990-06-27 11:36 57° 29' 35" N  11° 50' 42" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 314963
3149751990-06-27 13:58 57° 28' 59" N  11° 31' 59" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 314975
3149871990-06-27 15:51 57° 28' 0" N  11° 19' 0" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 314987
3149991990-06-27 17:17 57° 27' 0" N  11° 5' 6" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 314999
3150021990-06-27 18:42 57° 23' 59" N  10° 51' 54" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 315002
3150141990-06-27 20:10 57° 21' 47" N  10° 40' 5" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 315014
3150261990-06-27 22:13 57° 17' 53" N  10° 23' 5" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 315026
3150381990-06-28 00:58 57° 13' 59" N  10° 3' 11" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 315038
3150511990-06-28 03:06 57° 8' 59" N  9° 42' 6" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 315051
3150631990-06-28 05:06 57° 6' 0" N  9° 25' 0" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 315063
3150751990-06-28 06:44 57° 2' 59" N  9° 13' 0" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 315075
3150871990-06-28 07:54 57° 0' 0" N  8° 59' 53" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 315087
3150991990-06-28 10:32 56° 52' 48" N  8° 29' 53" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 315099
3151061990-06-28 12:33 56° 46' 54" N  8° 0' 0" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 315106
3151181990-06-28 14:43 56° 43' 47" N  7° 40' 18" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 315118
3151311990-06-28 16:07 56° 43' 54" N  7° 20' 5" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 315131
3151431990-06-28 18:09 56° 43' 59" N  7° 0' 11" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 315143
3151551990-06-28 23:20 56° 43' 59" N  6° 45' 0" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 315155
3151671990-06-29 01:29 56° 43' 47" N  6° 25' 36" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 315167
3151791990-06-29 02:24 56° 40' 59" N  6° 16' 59" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 315179
3151801990-06-29 04:05 56° 40' 0" N  6° 8' 5" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 315180
3149021990-06-27 01:27 57° 33' 42" N  13° 19' 29" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 314902
3149141990-06-27 02:59 57° 32' 59" N  13° 0' 0" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 314914
3149261990-06-27 04:12 57° 32' 23" N  12° 52' 5" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 314926
3149381990-06-27 06:16 57° 31' 48" N  12° 37' 59" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 314938
3149511990-06-27 08:52 57° 30' 29" N  12° 15' 6" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 314951
3148461990-06-22 15:20 57° 34' 5" N  1° 17' 30" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 314846
3148581990-06-23 20:27 61° 20' 53" N  3° 23' 35" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 314858
3148711990-06-24 17:05 60° 1' 59" N  3° 44' 48" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 314871
3148831990-06-26 15:00 57° 52' 48" N  11° 30' 0" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 314883
3148951990-06-26 22:58 57° 34' 36" N  13° 39' 47" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 314895