Cruise inventory

RV Edward Forbes B/4/74

Cruise summary report

Cruise Info. 
Ship name (ship code)RV Edward Forbes (74EF)
Cruise identifierB/4/74
Cruise period1974-03-14 — 1974-03-20
StatusCompleted
Port of departureBarry, United Kingdom
Port of returnBarry, United Kingdom
PurposeResearch
ObjectivesBristol Channel survey cruise
Chief scientistVernon Bainbridge (Institute of Marine Environmental Research, Plymouth)
Ocean/sea areas 
GeneralBristol Channel
Track chartsRV Edward Forbes B/4/74 cruise track — trk1241.html
Measurements 
Physical oceanography 
Water bottle stationsQuantity: number of stations = 19
Optics (eg underwater light levels)Quantity: number of stations = 19
Other physical oceanographic measurementsQuantity: number of stations = 19
Chemical oceanography 
PhosphateQuantity: number of stations = 19
Total - PQuantity: number of stations = 19
NitrateQuantity: number of stations = 19
NitriteQuantity: number of stations = 19
SilicateQuantity: number of stations = 19
Trace elementsQuantity: number of stations = 19
IsotopesQuantity: number of stations = 19
Biology and fisheries 
Phytoplankton pigs (eg chlorophyll, fluorescence)Quantity: number of stations = 19
Particulate organic matter (inc POC, PON)Quantity: number of samples = 38
Dissolved organic matter (inc DOC)Quantity: number of stations = 19
PhytoplanktonQuantity: number of stations = 19
ZooplanktonQuantity: number of stations = 19
Meteorology 
Occasional standard measurementsQuantity: number of stations = 19
Data held at BODC 
Discrete samples 
19  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
Concentration of adenlylates 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
18  Lowestoft SamplerFish abundance in water bodies
Zooplankton taxonomy-related abundance per unit volume of the water column
Zooplankton non taxonomy-related abundance per unit volume of the water column
Fish morphology, age and physiology