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Cruise Info. 
Ship nameSeeker
Cruise period1993-03-19 — 1993-03-25
StatusCompleted
Port of departureBoston, United Kingdom
Port of returnBoston, United Kingdom
PurposeResearch
Objectives1) To identify and quantify the fate of river borne nutrients entering the Wash by measuring a wide variety of parameters at five pre-determined sites
2) Samples were collected for nutrient flux, oxygen uptake, x-ray, grain size, intersitial pore water, porosity profile, chlorophyll, salinity and CNP determination

No samples were collected on the 23 or the 24 due to bad weather conditions
Chief scientistDavid Brian Sivyer (Ministry of Agriculture, Fisheries and Food Lowestoft Fisheries Laboratory)
Cruise reportSeeker  cruise report seeker_mar93.pdf — access key 'C' (0.30 MB) 
Ocean/sea areas 
GeneralNorth Sea
SpecificThe Wash.
Measurements 
Physical oceanography 
Surface measurements underway (T,S)
Chemical oceanography 
PhosphateDescription: Samples collected for nutrient flux determination
NitrateDescription: Samples collected for nutrient flux determination
NitriteDescription: Samples collected for nutrient flux determination
SilicateDescription: Samples collected for nutrient flux determination
Contamination 
Suspended matter
Biology and fisheries 
Phytoplankton pigs (eg chlorophyll, fluorescence)