Cruise inventory

FRV Explorer 2/71

Cruise plan

Cruise Info. 
Ship name (ship code)FRV Explorer (74EX)
Cruise identifier2/71
Cruise period1971-02-06 — 1971-02-25
StatusCompleted
Objectives2EP/1971
Chief scientistGeorge McPherson (Department of Agriculture and Fisheries for Scotland Aberdeen Marine Laboratory)
Ocean/sea areas 
GeneralNorth Sea
Measurements 
Physical oceanography 
Water bottle stationsQuantity: number of stations = 42
Description: 28 top & bottom only 1 bottom only
Chemical oceanography 
NitrateQuantity: 41
Biology and fisheries 
PhytoplanktonQuantity: 8
ZooplanktonQuantity: 42
Pelagic fishQuantity: number of hauls = 41
Description: exploratory fishing