Cruise inventory

RRS John Murray

Cruise plan

Cruise Info. 
Ship name (ship code)RRS John Murray (74MJ)
Cruise period1972-08-23 — 1972-08-30
StatusCompleted
Chief scientistJohn H Simpson (University of Wales, Bangor School of Ocean Sciences)
Ocean/sea areas 
GeneralInner Seas off the West Coast of Scotland
Irish Sea and St. George's Channel
Measurements 
Physical oceanography 
Surface measurements underway (T,S)Quantity: activity duration in days = 7
Description: underway temperature by thermograph
Water bottle stationsQuantity: number of profiles = 24
CTD stationsQuantity: number of profiles = 26
Transparency (eg transmissometer)Quantity: number of profiles = 25
Description: optical measurements with beam transmittance meter
Surface drifters/drifting buoysQuantity: number of deployments = 5
Description: 3 parachute drogues out for 2 1/2 days and 2 out for 1 day
Biology and fisheries 
Particulate organic matter (inc POC, PON)Quantity: number of profiles = 9
Meteorology 
Occasional standard measurements