Cruise inventory

RV Sea Vigil SV18C

Cruise summary report

Cruise Info. 
Ship name (ship code)RV Sea Vigil (74S9)
Cruise identifierSV18C
Cruise period1995-03-03 — 1995-03-03
StatusCompleted
Port of departureGrimsby, United Kingdom
Port of returnGrimsby, United Kingdom
PurposeResearch
ObjectivesLOIS RACS (C) Core Programme
Chief scientistDuncan Plummer (Plymouth Marine Laboratory)
ProjectLOIS (RACS)
Cruise reportRV Sea Vigil SV18C cruise report sv18.pdf — access key 'C' (0.60 MB) 
Ocean/sea areas 
GeneralNorth Sea
SpecificHumber Estuary and feeder rivers
Measurements 
Physical oceanography 
Surface measurements underway (T,S)Quantity: number of profiles = 1
Description: Measurements of conductivity, temperature and turbidity made on board the vessel.
Surface measurements underway (T,S)Quantity: number of stations = 40
Description: profile measurements
Subsurface temperature and salinity measurementsQuantity: number of stations = 40
Description: profile measurements
Transparency (eg transmissometer)Quantity: number of profiles = 1
Description: Measurements of conductivity, temperature and turbidity made on board the vessel.
Transparency (eg transmissometer)Quantity: number of stations = 40
Description: profile measurements
Chemical oceanography 
OxygenQuantity: number of stations = 40
Description: profile measurements
PhosphateQuantity: number of stations = 40
Description: profile measurements
NitrateQuantity: number of stations = 40
Description: profile measurements
NitriteQuantity: number of stations = 40
Description: profile measurements
AmmoniaQuantity: number of stations = 40
Description: profile measurements
SilicateQuantity: number of stations = 40
Description: profile measurements
pHQuantity: number of stations = 40
Description: profile measurements
Other chemical oceanographic measurementsQuantity: number of stations = 40
Description: discrete samples for C/N and gravimetric analysis
Biology and fisheries 
Phytoplankton pigs (eg chlorophyll, fluorescence)Quantity: number of stations = 40
Description: profile measurements
Geology and geophysics 
GrabQuantity: number of samples = 10
Description: along the echo sounder transect
Single-beam echosoundingQuantity: number of surveys = 1
Description: transect normal to the Skefling coast
Other geological/geophysical measurementsQuantity: number of stations = 40
Description: gravimetric, profile measurements