Cruise inventory

RV Calanus Clyde 13

Cruise summary report

Cruise Info. 
Ship name (ship code)RV Calanus (745R)
Cruise identifierClyde 13
Cruise period1994-02-14 — 1994-02-17
StatusCompleted
Port of departureDunstaffnage, United Kingdom
Port of returnDunstaffnage, United Kingdom
PurposeResearch
ObjectivesClyde 13 Objective was to make observations of the seasonal cycle of water column structure and productivity in the Clyde Sea and North Channel of the Irish Sea with the aim of determining the dynamics and role of the physical forcing on the cycles of phytoplankton and nutrients.
Chief scientistRik Midgley (University of Wales, Bangor School of Ocean Sciences)
ProjectPROFILE EU MAST
Coordinating bodyPOL, Bidston Observatory, Birkenhead, UK
Ocean/sea areas 
GeneralInner Seas off the West Coast of Scotland
Irish Sea and St. George's Channel
SpecificNW European Shelf, Clyde Sea, North Channel of Irish Sea
Measurements 
Physical oceanography 
Water bottle stationsQuantity: number of stations = 22
CTD stationsQuantity: number of stations = 22
Description: Continuous recording
Transparency (eg transmissometer)Quantity: 22
Description: Transmissometer attached to CTD
Current metersQuantity: 2
Description: 8 RCMs
Chemical oceanography 
PhosphateQuantity: number of samples = 22
Description: From bottle samples at 5, 10, 20, 40, 60, 80, 100, 120, 150 m
NitrateQuantity: number of samples = 22
Description: From bottle samples at 5, 10, 20, 40, 60, 80, 100, 120, 150 m
NitriteQuantity: 22
AmmoniaQuantity: 22
SilicateQuantity: number of samples = 22
Description: From bottle samples at 5, 10, 20, 40, 60, 80, 100, 120, 150 m
Moorings, landers, buoys 
Physical oceanography 
Transparency (eg transmissometer)55° 32' 59" N  4° 55' 59" W — 2 transmissometers
Current meters55° 32' 59" N  4° 55' 59" W — 1 surface T/S logger and 4 RCMs
Current meters55° 43' 59" N  5° 10' 59" W — 1 surface T/S logger and 4 RCMs