Cruise inventory

RV Edward Forbes B/14/74

Cruise plan

Cruise Info. 
Ship name (ship code)RV Edward Forbes (74EF)
Cruise identifierB/14/74
Cruise period1974-08-09 — 1974-08-16
StatusCompleted
Port of departureBarry, United Kingdom
Port of returnBarry, United Kingdom
ObjectivesBristol Channel survey
Chief scientistMichael B Jordan (Institute of Marine Environmental Research, Plymouth)
Ocean/sea areas 
GeneralBristol Channel
Track chartsRV Edward Forbes B/14/74 cruise track — trk1309.html
Measurements 
Physical oceanography 
Surface measurements underway (T,S)Quantity: number of stations = 58
Transparency (eg transmissometer)Quantity: number of stations = 57
Description: Sechhi Disk.
Contamination 
Trace metalsQuantity: number of stations = 58
Biology and fisheries 
Phytoplankton pigs (eg chlorophyll, fluorescence)Quantity: number of stations = 58
Description: Concentration of phaeopigments.
Phytoplankton pigs (eg chlorophyll, fluorescence)Quantity: number of stations = 58
Description: Concentration of chlorophyll.
Particulate organic matter (inc POC, PON)Quantity: number of stations = 58
ZooplanktonQuantity: number of stations = 58
Demersal fishQuantity: number of stations = 58
Data held at BODC 
Discrete samples 
58  General station with STD/bottles/additional instrumentsDissolved metal concentrations in the water column
Particulate total and organic carbon concentrations in the water column
Particulate total and organic nitrogen concentrations in the water column
Chlorophyll pigment concentrations in water bodies
Salinity of the water column
Concentration of suspended particulate material in the water column
Temperature of the water column
Phaeopigment concentrations in the water column
58  Lowestoft SamplerFish abundance in water bodies
Zooplankton taxonomy-related abundance per unit volume of the water column
Phytoplankton taxonomic abundance in water bodies
Zooplankton non taxonomy-related abundance per unit volume of the water column
Fish morphology, age and physiology