Cruise inventory

Weather Monitor 78

Cruise plan

Cruise Info. 
Ship name (ship code)Weather Monitor (74WM)
Cruise identifier78
Cruise period1971-07-23 — 1971-08-23
StatusCompleted
Port of departureGreenock, United Kingdom
Port of returnGreenock, United Kingdom
PurposeResearch
ObjectivesOccupation of Ocean Weather Station INDIA (59N, 19W)
Chief scientistJ Alistair Lindley (Institute of Marine Environmental Research, Plymouth)
Ocean/sea areas 
GeneralNorth East Atlantic Ocean (limit 40W)
SpecificOcean Weather Station INDIA (59N, 19W)
Measurements 
Physical oceanography 
BathythermographDescription: mechanical
Water bottle stations
Chemical oceanography 
NitrateQuantity: 3
NitriteQuantity: 3
Biology and fisheries 
Primary productivityQuantity: 3
Phytoplankton pigs (eg chlorophyll, fluorescence)Quantity: 24
PhytoplanktonQuantity: 3
ZooplanktonQuantity: 8
Pelagic fishQuantity: number of hauls = 4
Meteorology 
Upper air observations
Incident radiation
Occasional standard measurements
Other meteorological measurementsDescription: sea and swell