Cruise inventory

RRS Challenger CH116

Cruise summary report

Cruise Info. 
Ship name (ship code)RRS Challenger (74CH)
Cruise identifierCH116
Cruise period1994-11-17 — 1994-11-29
StatusCompleted
Port of departureDundee, United Kingdom
Port of returnOban, United Kingdom
PurposeResearch
ObjectivesPhysical, biological and chemical oceanography studies of the Scottish Continental slope and western Continental Shelf.
Chief scientistColin R Griffiths (Dunstaffnage Marine Laboratory)
ProjectWOCE/LOIS-SES
Coordinating bodyWOCE IPO/UK NERC
Ocean/sea areas 
GeneralInner Seas off the West Coast of Scotland
North East Atlantic Ocean (limit 40W)
SpecificNorth East Atlantic, UK Continental Shelf, Rockall Trough
Track chartsRRS Challenger CH116 cruise track — trk4083.html
Measurements 
Physical oceanography 
CTD stationsQuantity: number of stations = 27
Current metersQuantity: number of stations = 1
Chemical oceanography 
OxygenQuantity: number of stations = 27
OxygenQuantity: number of stations = 27
Description: 5 received ICES, but rejected
IsotopesQuantity: number of samples = 13
Description: surface samples for 137Cs, 234Th, 238U
IsotopesQuantity: number of samples = 6
Description: mid and bottom water samples for 234Th and 238U
Biology and fisheries 
Phytoplankton pigs (eg chlorophyll, fluorescence)Quantity: number of stations = 27
ZooplanktonQuantity: number of hauls = 2
Description: RMT was used to collect 'pleuromamma' species
Moorings, landers, buoys 
Physical oceanography 
Subsurface temperature measurements57° 17' 59" N  10° 25' 0" W — depl. 251194,therm.chain + C,T,P logger,sounding 2220m.Additional mooring depl.by to test new acoustic release for RVS,Barry
Current meters56° 37' 0" N  6° 24' 0" W — mooring serviced 28 Nov 1994, 2 Aanderaa RCMs at 23m and 33m in 48m sounding
Data held at BODC 
Series/Profiles 
25  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.
3918651994-11-21 20:48 56° 43' 59" N  6° 27' 4" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 391865
3918771994-11-21 22:12 56° 43' 58" N  6° 44' 56" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 391877
3918891994-11-21 23:30 56° 43' 59" N  7° 0' 0" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 391889
3918901994-11-22 15:16 56° 44' 1" N  7° 20' 1" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 391890
3919081994-11-22 16:29 56° 43' 59" N  7° 30' 0" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 391908
3919211994-11-24 08:14 56° 43' 59" N  7° 40' 0" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 391921
3919331994-11-24 09:47 56° 46' 59" N  8° 0' 0" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 391933
3919451994-11-24 11:48 56° 50' 12" N  8° 19' 59" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 391945
3919571994-11-24 13:11 56° 52' 36" N  8° 29' 30" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 391957
3919691994-11-24 14:37 56° 57' 1" N  8° 46' 28" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 391969
3919701994-11-24 15:48 57° 0' 0" N  8° 59' 30" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 391970
3919821994-11-24 17:12 57° 2' 59" N  9° 13' 0" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 391982
3919941994-11-24 18:22 57° 6' 0" N  9° 25' 0" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 391994
3920081994-11-24 22:37 57° 9' 2" N  9° 41' 57" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 392008
3920211994-11-25 01:37 57° 14' 1" N  10° 2' 31" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 392021
3920331994-11-25 04:30 57° 17' 59" N  10° 22' 59" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 392033
3920451994-11-25 05:32 57° 17' 59" N  10° 22' 59" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 392045
3920571994-11-25 15:28 57° 22' 0" N  10° 39' 33" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 392057
3920691994-11-25 17:40 57° 23' 59" N  10° 52' 0" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 392069
3920701994-11-25 22:21 57° 27' 0" N  11° 4' 59" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 392070
3920821994-11-25 23:49 57° 28' 1" N  11° 18' 58" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 392082
3920941994-11-26 01:19 57° 29' 1" N  11° 31' 29" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 392094
3921011994-11-26 04:02 57° 29' 19" N  11° 49' 34" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 392101
3918411994-11-21 18:52 56° 40' 0" N  6° 8' 5" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 391841
3918531994-11-21 19:51 56° 40' 59" N  6° 16' 54" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 391853
2  Paddle wheel current meter
Salinity of the water column
Horizontal velocity of the water column (currents)
Temperature of the water column
Date and time
Salinity of the water column
Horizontal velocity of the water column (currents)
Temperature of the water column
Date and time

BODC idDate/TimeLocationDoc.
5080931994-11-28 13:45:17  — 1995-04-14 03:45:59 56° 37' 11" N  6° 24' 0" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 508093
5081611994-11-28 14:15:05  — 1995-04-14 03:45:59 56° 37' 11" N  6° 24' 0" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 508161