Cruise inventory

RV Sea Vigil SV9A

Cruise summary report

Cruise Info. 
Ship name (ship code)RV Sea Vigil (74S9)
Cruise identifierSV9A
Cruise period1994-05-18 — 1994-05-18
StatusCompleted
Port of departureGrimsby, United Kingdom
Port of returnGrimsby, United Kingdom
PurposeResearch
ObjectivesRV Sea Vigil LOIS core measurements survey.
Chief scientistDuncan Plummer (Plymouth Marine Laboratory)
ProjectLOIS (RACS)
Cruise reportRV Sea Vigil SV9A cruise report sv9.pdf — access key 'C' (1.08 MB) 
Ocean/sea areas 
GeneralNorth Sea
SpecificHumber Estuary and feeder rivers
Measurements 
Physical oceanography 
Surface measurements underway (T,S)Description: Salinity, temperature, pH, dissolved oxygen and suspended load were recorded throughout the day using the NRAs system.
Chemical oceanography 
OxygenDescription: Salinity, temperature, pH, dissolved oxygen and suspended load were recorded throughout the day using the NRAs system.
PhosphateQuantity: number of stations = 5
Description: Nutrient survey.
NitrateQuantity: number of stations = 5
Description: Nutrient survey.
NitriteQuantity: number of stations = 5
Description: Nutrient survey.
SilicateQuantity: number of stations = 5
Description: Nutrient survey.
pHDescription: Salinity, temperature, pH, dissolved oxygen and suspended load were recorded throughout the day using the NRAs system.
Contamination 
Suspended matterQuantity: number of stations = 16
Description: Samples collected for gravimetrics, C/N, Al, chlorophyll, phytoplankton identification and particle size analysis.
Suspended matterDescription: Salinity, temperature, pH, dissolved oxygen and suspended load were recorded throughout the day using the NRAs system.
Trace metalsQuantity: number of stations = 16
Description: Samples collected for gravimetrics, C/N, Al, chlorophyll, phytoplankton identification and particle size analysis.
Biology and fisheries 
Phytoplankton pigs (eg chlorophyll, fluorescence)Quantity: number of stations = 16
Description: Samples collected for gravimetrics, C/N, Al, chlorophyll, phytoplankton identification and particle size analysis.
Particulate organic matter (inc POC, PON)Quantity: number of stations = 16
Description: Samples collected for gravimetrics, C/N, Al, chlorophyll, phytoplankton identification and particle size analysis.
PhytoplanktonQuantity: number of stations = 16
Description: Samples collected for gravimetrics, C/N, Al, chlorophyll, phytoplankton identification and particle size analysis.
Data held at BODC 
Series/Profiles 
2  Pumped water sample
Chlorophyll pigment concentrations in water bodies
Silicate concentration parameters in the water column
Horizontal spatial co-ordinates
Nitrate concentration parameters in the water column
Phaeopigment concentrations in the water column
Date and time
Nitrite concentration parameters in the water column
Chlorophyll pigment concentrations in water bodies
Silicate concentration parameters in the water column
Horizontal spatial co-ordinates
Nitrate concentration parameters in the water column
Phaeopigment concentrations in the water column
Date and time
Nitrite concentration parameters in the water column

BODC idDate/TimeLocationDoc.
16337411994-05-18 11:15  — 1994-05-18 16:58 53° 32' 9" N  0° 10' 20" W — 53° 38' 54" N  0° 7' 13" E  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 1633741
13622811994-05-18 11:30  — 1994-05-18 16:58 53° 32' 9" N  0° 10' 20" W — 53° 38' 54" N  0° 7' 13" E  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 1362281
Discrete samples 
16  Sample taken from ship's non-toxic supplyChlorophyll pigment concentrations in water bodies
Silicate concentration parameters in the water column
Salinity of the water column
Concentration of suspended particulate material in the water column
Nitrate concentration parameters in the water column
Temperature of the water column
Phaeopigment concentrations in the water column
Nitrite concentration parameters in the water column