Cruise inventory

RRS Challenger CH119B

Cruise summary report

Cruise Info. 
Ship name (ship code)RRS Challenger (74CH)
Cruise identifierCH119B
Cruise period1995-06-13 — 1995-06-28
StatusCompleted
Port of departureGrimsby, United Kingdom
Port of returnGrimsby, United Kingdom
ObjectivesBenthic study off the UK east coast from Great Yarmouth to Berwick on Tweed looking at sediment characteristics and chemistry, zoobenthos and chemical fluxes between sediment and the water column.
Chief scientistPeter G Watson (Plymouth Marine Laboratory)
ProjectLOIS - RACS
Coordinating bodyUK NERC/PML
Ocean/sea areas 
GeneralNorth Sea
SpecificHumber-Wash grid, Humber-Tweed grid
Measurements 
Physical oceanography 
Surface measurements underway (T,S)Quantity: track kilometres = 2778
Description: underway measurements
CTD stationsQuantity: number of profiles = 61
Transparency (eg transmissometer)Quantity: track kilometres = 2778
Description: underway measurements
Transparency (eg transmissometer)Quantity: number of profiles = 61
Description: transmissometer on CTD
Optics (eg underwater light levels)Quantity: number of profiles = 61
Description: upwelling and downwelling PAR sensors on CTD
Optics (eg underwater light levels)Quantity: track kilometres = 2778
Description: underway measurements
Current profiler (eg ADCP)Quantity: track kilometres = 2778
Description: underway ADCP
Chemical oceanography 
Other dissolved gasesQuantity: track kilometres = 2778
Description: continuous underway DMS
PhosphateQuantity: track kilometres = 2778
Description: continuous underway measurements
NitrateQuantity: track kilometres = 2778
Description: continuous underway sampling
NitriteQuantity: track kilometres = 2778
Description: continuous underway measurements
AmmoniaQuantity: track kilometres = 2778
Description: continuous underway measurements
SilicateQuantity: track kilometres = 2778
Description: continuous underway measurements
Biology and fisheries 
Phytoplankton pigs (eg chlorophyll, fluorescence)Quantity: track kilometres = 2778
Description: underway measurements
Phytoplankton pigs (eg chlorophyll, fluorescence)Quantity: number of profiles = 61
Description: fluorometer on CTD
PhytobenthosQuantity: number of deployments = 106
Description: box cores - biota, porosity, redox
ZoobenthosQuantity: number of deployments = 106
Description: box cores - biota, porosity, redox
Geology and geophysics 
GrabQuantity: number of deployments = 17
Description: Day grabs
Core - soft bottomQuantity: number of deployments = 6
Description: multicores
Core - soft bottomQuantity: number of deployments = 106
Description: box cores - biota, porosity, redox
Data held at BODC 
Series/Profiles 
48  Bottle station
Quality control flags
Chlorophyll pigment concentrations in water bodies
Vertical spatial coordinates
Phaeopigment concentrations in the water column
Reference numbers
Quality control flags
Chlorophyll pigment concentrations in water bodies
Vertical spatial coordinates
Phaeopigment concentrations in the water column
Reference numbers

BODC idDate/TimeLocationDoc.
16726111995-06-18 18:53 54° 52' 24" N  0° 50' 13" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 1672611
16726231995-06-18 22:42 54° 47' 54" N  0° 35' 58" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 1672623
16726351995-06-19 11:20 55° 23' 39" N  1° 30' 0" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 1672635
16726471995-06-19 13:22 55° 29' 39" N  1° 4' 0" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 1672647
16726591995-06-19 16:43 55° 45' 7" N  1° 14' 57" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 1672659
16726601995-06-19 20:50 55° 54' 52" N  1° 34' 51" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 1672660
16726721995-06-20 12:45 55° 54' 59" N  2° 5' 6" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 1672672
16726841995-06-20 14:04 55° 59' 58" N  2° 17' 0" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 1672684
16726961995-06-20 16:47 56° 0' 3" N  1° 35' 55" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 1672696
16727031995-06-20 19:37 55° 41' 54" N  1° 3' 28" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 1672703
16727151995-06-21 10:46 54° 53' 20" N  0° 44' 52" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 1672715
16727271995-06-21 12:49 54° 45' 0" N  0° 17' 47" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 1672727
16727391995-06-22 19:38 53° 52' 36" N  0° 1' 26" E  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 1672739
16727401995-06-23 16:52 53° 32' 54" N  0° 43' 11" E  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 1672740
16727521995-06-23 18:18 53° 39' 2" N  0° 58' 7" E  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 1672752
16727641995-06-23 21:18 53° 17' 41" N  1° 20' 51" E  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 1672764
16727761995-06-24 12:00 52° 47' 12" N  2° 11' 37" E  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 1672776
16727881995-06-24 13:40 52° 43' 3" N  1° 48' 52" E  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 1672788
16728071995-06-24 15:38 52° 53' 48" N  1° 31' 17" E  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 1672807
16728191995-06-25 09:09 53° 4' 14" N  1° 0' 41" E  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 1672819
16728201995-06-25 15:09 53° 7' 53" N  0° 33' 14" E  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 1672820
16728321995-06-15 18:36 55° 5' 1" N  1° 2' 55" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 1672832
16728441995-06-25 16:19 52° 59' 58" N  0° 23' 56" E  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 1672844
16728561995-06-25 18:27 53° 15' 2" N  0° 39' 7" E  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 1672856
16728681995-06-25 19:48 53° 23' 41" N  0° 47' 2" E  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 1672868
16728811995-06-25 21:01 53° 29' 3" N  0° 59' 59" E  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 1672881
16728931995-06-25 23:43 53° 19' 35" N  0° 24' 30" E  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 1672893
16729001995-06-26 10:08 53° 33' 7" N  0° 7' 13" E  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 1672900
16729121995-06-26 11:11 53° 33' 6" N  0° 7' 10" E  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 1672912
16729241995-06-26 12:05 53° 33' 5" N  0° 7' 7" E  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 1672924
16729361995-06-26 13:11 53° 33' 7" N  0° 7' 3" E  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 1672936
16729481995-06-26 14:06 53° 33' 9" N  0° 7' 3" E  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 1672948
16729611995-06-15 21:52 54° 56' 52" N  0° 55' 19" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 1672961
16729731995-06-26 15:07 53° 33' 9" N  0° 7' 4" E  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 1672973
16729851995-06-26 16:08 53° 33' 7" N  0° 7' 4" E  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 1672985
16729971995-06-26 17:06 53° 33' 5" N  0° 7' 6" E  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 1672997
16730001995-06-26 20:28 53° 46' 6" N  0° 50' 10" E  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 1673000
16730121995-06-26 21:37 53° 53' 29" N  0° 40' 50" E  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 1673012
16730241995-06-27 06:26 54° 22' 53" N  0° 3' 12" E  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 1673024
16730361995-06-27 10:17 54° 38' 27" N  0° 13' 13" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 1673036
16730481995-06-27 12:27 54° 34' 39" N  0° 43' 16" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 1673048
16730611995-06-27 17:07 54° 31' 21" N  0° 2' 47" E  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 1673061
16730731995-06-27 22:07 53° 51' 49" N  0° 3' 55" E  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 1673073
16730851995-06-28 00:14 53° 45' 2" N  0° 24' 20" E  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 1673085
16730971995-06-28 14:17 53° 28' 41" N  0° 24' 14" E  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 1673097
16731041995-06-16 19:38 55° 12' 20" N  1° 1' 34" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 1673104
16731161995-06-16 21:30 55° 12' 30" N  1° 26' 45" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 1673116
16731281995-06-16 23:24 55° 20' 36" N  1° 3' 24" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 1673128
61  CTD/STD cast
Density of the water column
Transmittance and attenuance of the water column
Visible waveband radiance and irradiance measurements in the water column
Chlorophyll pigment concentrations in water bodies
Vertical spatial coordinates
Salinity of the water column
Concentration of suspended particulate material in the water column
Temperature of the water column
Density of the water column
Transmittance and attenuance of the water column
Visible waveband radiance and irradiance measurements in the water column
Chlorophyll pigment concentrations in water bodies
Vertical spatial coordinates
Salinity of the water column
Concentration of suspended particulate material in the water column
Temperature of the water column

BODC idDate/TimeLocationDoc.
8418131995-06-14 08:58 55° 8' 55" N  1° 25' 9" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 841813
8418251995-06-15 08:07 55° 8' 57" N  1° 24' 40" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 841825
8418371995-06-15 15:19 55° 9' 8" N  1° 28' 53" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 841837
8418491995-06-15 18:33 55° 5' 1" N  1° 2' 55" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 841849
8418501995-06-15 21:47 54° 56' 52" N  0° 55' 19" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 841850
8418621995-06-16 19:30 55° 12' 19" N  1° 1' 34" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 841862
8418741995-06-16 21:25 55° 12' 29" N  1° 26' 45" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 841874
8418861995-06-19 11:11 55° 23' 39" N  1° 30' 0" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 841886
8418981995-06-19 16:37 55° 45' 7" N  1° 14' 58" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 841898
8419051995-06-19 20:44 55° 54' 52" N  1° 34' 52" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 841905
8419171995-06-20 12:39 55° 55' 0" N  2° 5' 6" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 841917
8419291995-06-20 13:59 55° 59' 58" N  2° 17' 0" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 841929
8419301995-06-19 13:16 55° 29' 39" N  1° 4' 0" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 841930
8419421995-06-20 11:21 55° 48' 33" N  1° 51' 6" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 841942
8419541995-06-20 16:39 56° 0' 3" N  1° 35' 55" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 841954
8419661995-06-21 12:43 54° 45' 0" N  0° 17' 48" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 841966
8419781995-06-27 10:13 54° 38' 28" N  0° 13' 13" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 841978
8419911995-06-25 15:06 53° 7' 54" N  0° 33' 14" E  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 841991
8420051995-06-16 16:24 55° 9' 1" N  1° 16' 55" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 842005
8420171995-06-16 23:17 55° 20' 36" N  1° 3' 24" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 842017
8420291995-06-27 17:03 54° 31' 21" N  0° 2' 47" E  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 842029
8420301995-06-27 22:05 53° 51' 49" N  0° 3' 55" E  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 842030
8420421995-06-28 00:16 53° 45' 2" N  0° 24' 20" E  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 842042
8420541995-06-28 14:13 53° 28' 41" N  0° 24' 14" E  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 842054
8420661995-06-20 19:32 55° 41' 54" N  1° 3' 28" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 842066
8420781995-06-21 08:44 54° 46' 5" N  1° 0' 37" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 842078
8420911995-06-21 10:40 54° 53' 20" N  0° 44' 52" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 842091
8421091995-06-26 10:00 53° 33' 7" N  0° 7' 13" E  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 842109
8421101995-06-26 11:02 53° 33' 6" N  0° 7' 10" E  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 842110
8421221995-06-26 13:02 53° 33' 7" N  0° 7' 3" E  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 842122
8421341995-06-26 14:58 53° 33' 9" N  0° 7' 4" E  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 842134
8421461995-06-26 15:59 53° 33' 7" N  0° 7' 4" E  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 842146
8421581995-06-26 16:58 53° 33' 5" N  0° 7' 6" E  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 842158
8421711995-06-26 21:35 53° 53' 29" N  0° 40' 50" E  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 842171
8421831995-06-27 06:21 54° 22' 54" N  0° 3' 12" E  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 842183
8421951995-06-27 12:23 54° 34' 39" N  0° 43' 16" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 842195
8422021995-06-25 16:16 52° 59' 58" N  0° 23' 57" E  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 842202
8422141995-06-25 19:45 53° 23' 41" N  0° 47' 3" E  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 842214
8422261995-06-25 20:59 53° 29' 3" N  0° 59' 59" E  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 842226
8422381995-06-23 12:24 53° 35' 16" N  0° 52' 50" E  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 842238
8422511995-06-23 18:14 53° 39' 2" N  0° 58' 7" E  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 842251
8422631995-06-23 21:15 53° 17' 42" N  1° 20' 51" E  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 842263
8422751995-06-24 11:00 52° 41' 56" N  2° 17' 53" E  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 842275
8422871995-06-24 11:56 52° 47' 13" N  2° 11' 37" E  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 842287
8422991995-06-24 15:34 52° 53' 48" N  1° 31' 16" E  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 842299
8423061995-06-22 17:08 54° 2' 4" N  0° 30' 50" E  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 842306
8423181995-06-22 17:53 54° 0' 3" N  0° 22' 53" E  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 842318
8423311995-06-22 20:51 53° 43' 22" N  0° 8' 6" E  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 842331
8423431995-06-17 19:35 55° 8' 37" N  1° 4' 49" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 842343
8423551995-06-18 22:37 54° 47' 53" N  0° 35' 58" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 842355
8423671995-06-26 11:58 53° 33' 5" N  0° 7' 7" E  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 842367
8423791995-06-26 13:57 53° 33' 9" N  0° 7' 3" E  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 842379
8423801995-06-26 20:25 53° 46' 6" N  0° 50' 10" E  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 842380
8423921995-06-25 09:07 53° 4' 14" N  1° 0' 40" E  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 842392
8424111995-06-25 18:26 53° 15' 2" N  0° 39' 7" E  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 842411
8424231995-06-25 23:40 53° 19' 35" N  0° 24' 30" E  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 842423
8424351995-06-23 16:48 53° 32' 53" N  0° 43' 11" E  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 842435
8424471995-06-24 13:37 52° 43' 3" N  1° 48' 52" E  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 842447
8424591995-06-22 19:35 53° 52' 37" N  0° 1' 26" E  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 842459
8424601995-06-18 12:46 55° 9' 12" N  1° 11' 8" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 842460
8424721995-06-18 18:48 54° 52' 24" N  0° 50' 13" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 842472
1  Meteorological data logger
Solar Radiation
Horizontal spatial co-ordinates
Date and time
Visible waveband radiance and irradiance measurements in the atmosphere
Solar Radiation
Horizontal spatial co-ordinates
Date and time
Visible waveband radiance and irradiance measurements in the atmosphere

BODC idDate/TimeLocationDoc.
9529531995-06-13 15:00  — 1995-06-28 15:37 52° 41' 37" N  2° 17' 3" W — 56° 0' 9" N  2° 23' 51" E  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 952953
1  Pumped water sample
Chlorophyll pigment concentrations in water bodies
Horizontal spatial co-ordinates
Phaeopigment concentrations in the water column
Date and time
Chlorophyll pigment concentrations in water bodies
Horizontal spatial co-ordinates
Phaeopigment concentrations in the water column
Date and time

BODC idDate/TimeLocationDoc.
16692101995-06-15 20:10  — 1995-06-27 20:33 53° 59' 57" N  2° 4' 41" W — 55° 54' 57" N  0° 23' 1" E  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 1669210
1  Ship's non-toxic supply
Transmittance and attenuance of the water column
Chlorophyll pigment concentrations in water bodies
Silicate concentration parameters in the water column
Salinity of the water column
Horizontal spatial co-ordinates
Concentration of suspended particulate material in the water column
Nitrate concentration parameters in the water column
Temperature of the water column
Date and time
Nitrite concentration parameters in the water column
Phosphate concentration parameters in the water column
Transmittance and attenuance of the water column
Chlorophyll pigment concentrations in water bodies
Silicate concentration parameters in the water column
Salinity of the water column
Horizontal spatial co-ordinates
Concentration of suspended particulate material in the water column
Nitrate concentration parameters in the water column
Temperature of the water column
Date and time
Nitrite concentration parameters in the water column
Phosphate concentration parameters in the water column

BODC idDate/TimeLocationDoc.
9529651995-06-13 15:00  — 1995-06-28 15:37 52° 41' 37" N  2° 17' 3" W — 56° 0' 9" N  2° 23' 51" E  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 952965
1  Single-beam echosounder
Bathymetry and Elevation
Horizontal spatial co-ordinates
Date and time
Bathymetry and Elevation
Horizontal spatial co-ordinates
Date and time

BODC idDate/TimeLocationDoc.
9529411995-06-13 15:00  — 1995-06-28 15:37 52° 41' 37" N  2° 17' 3" W — 56° 0' 9" N  2° 23' 51" E  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 952941
Discrete samples 
17  Box coreRedox potential in sediment
Sediment water content, porosity and surface area
Other fluxes between the bed and the water column
Carbon concentrations in sediment
Metadata parameters
Nutrient fluxes between the bed and the water column
Metal fluxes between the bed and the water column
Sediment grain size parameters
Nutrient concentrations in sediment pore waters
Nitrogen concentrations in sediment
Metal concentrations in sediment pore waters
Zoobenthos taxonomic abundance
61  CTD frame plus rosette samplerDensity of the water column
Transmittance and attenuance of the water column
Visible waveband radiance and irradiance measurements in the water column
Chlorophyll pigment concentrations in water bodies
Salinity of the water column
Concentration of suspended particulate material in the water column
Temperature of the water column
Phaeopigment concentrations in the water column
4  MulticorerOther fluxes between the bed and the water column
110  Sample taken from ship's non-toxic supplyOrganosulphur and organoselenium species concentration parameters in water bodies
Chlorophyll pigment concentrations in water bodies
Concentration of suspended particulate material in the water column
Phaeopigment concentrations in the water column