Cruise inventory

RRS Challenger CH89B

Cruise summary report

Cruise Info. 
Ship name (ship code)RRS Challenger (74CH)
Cruise identifierCH89B
Cruise period1992-03-07 — 1992-03-13
StatusCompleted
Port of departureOban, United Kingdom
Port of returnCampbeltown, United Kingdom
ObjectivesDescriptive physical oceanography of the waters west of Scotland.
Chief scientistDavid J Ellett (Dunstaffnage Marine Laboratory)
Ocean/sea areas 
GeneralInner Seas off the West Coast of Scotland
North East Atlantic Ocean (limit 40W)
SpecificSea of the Hebrides,N.Minch,Rockall Trough
Track chartsRRS Challenger CH89B cruise track — trk3798.html
Measurements 
Physical oceanography 
CTD stationsQuantity: number of stations = 27
Description: Oxygen rejected Sound of Mull,Loch Seaforth,Loch Boisdale
Current metersQuantity: number of stations = 1
Description: 2 cms deployed
Chemical oceanography 
RadioactivityQuantity: number of samples = 8
Description: Sound of Mull - outer shelf section; radiocaesium samples
Moorings, landers, buoys 
Physical oceanography 
Current meters56° 37' 0" N  6° 24' 0" W — Mooring laid 8 Mar for recovery in August; 2 cms at 11m & 22m above seabed
Data held at BODC 
Series/Profiles 
26  CTD/STD cast
Vertical spatial coordinates
Salinity of the water column
Temperature of the water column
Dissolved oxygen parameters in the water column
Vertical spatial coordinates
Salinity of the water column
Temperature of the water column
Dissolved oxygen parameters in the water column

BODC idDate/TimeLocationDoc.
3849731992-03-07 19:10 56° 40' 0" N  6° 8' 17" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 384973
3849851992-03-07 19:30 56° 40' 0" N  6° 7' 41" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 384985
3849971992-03-07 22:10 56° 40' 47" N  6° 16' 54" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 384997
3850001992-03-07 23:13 56° 43' 59" N  6° 27' 0" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 385000
3850121992-03-08 01:20 56° 43' 54" N  6° 45' 0" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 385012
3850241992-03-08 02:30 56° 43' 59" N  7° 0' 0" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 385024
3850361992-03-08 05:08 56° 44' 12" N  7° 20' 41" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 385036
3850481992-03-08 15:22 56° 43' 54" N  7° 30' 0" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 385048
3850611992-03-08 16:27 56° 44' 5" N  7° 40' 5" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 385061
3850731992-03-09 12:04 57° 43' 5" N  5° 48' 47" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 385073
3850851992-03-09 12:44 57° 43' 0" N  5° 54' 36" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 385085
3850971992-03-09 13:26 57° 43' 0" N  6° 1' 18" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 385097
3851041992-03-09 14:06 57° 43' 0" N  6° 7' 54" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 385104
3851161992-03-09 14:45 57° 45' 0" N  6° 13' 29" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 385116
3851281992-03-09 15:24 57° 46' 59" N  6° 19' 5" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 385128
3851411992-03-09 16:07 57° 49' 0" N  6° 24' 18" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 385141
3851531992-03-09 17:05 57° 51' 6" N  6° 29' 53" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 385153
3851651992-03-09 17:51 57° 52' 59" N  6° 35' 12" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 385165
3851771992-03-11 09:18 57° 8' 17" N  7° 11' 5" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 385177
3851891992-03-11 10:21 57° 5' 17" N  7° 0' 35" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 385189
3851901992-03-11 11:19 57° 2' 17" N  6° 49' 59" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 385190
3852081992-03-11 12:19 57° 6' 24" N  6° 44' 35" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 385208
3852211992-03-11 13:15 57° 10' 18" N  6° 38' 41" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 385221
3852331992-03-11 14:04 57° 13' 36" N  6° 34' 41" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 385233
3852451992-03-11 14:42 57° 16' 0" N  6° 33' 17" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 385245
3852571992-03-11 15:22 57° 18' 53" N  6° 32' 12" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 385257