Cruise inventory

FRV Explorer 2/72

Cruise plan

Cruise Info. 
Ship name (ship code)FRV Explorer (74EX)
Cruise identifier2/72
Cruise period1972-02-07 — 1972-02-23
Objectives2 EP/1972
Chief scientistGeorge McPherson (Department of Agriculture and Fisheries for Scotland Aberdeen Marine Laboratory)
Ocean/sea areas 
GeneralNorth Sea
Physical oceanography 
Water bottle stationsQuantity: number of stations = 47
Description: 46 with S only
Chemical oceanography 
PhosphateQuantity: 24
NitrateQuantity: 24
SilicateQuantity: 23
Biology and fisheries 
Phytoplankton pigs (eg chlorophyll, fluorescence)Quantity: 22
ZooplanktonQuantity: 24
Pelagic fishQuantity: number of hauls = 47