Cruise inventory

RRS Challenger CH9/73

Cruise plan

Cruise Info. 
Ship name (ship code)RRS Challenger (74CH)
Cruise identifierCH9/73
Cruise period1973-08-01 — 1973-08-13
StatusCompleted
PurposeResearch
Objectives9/73.Hydrographic and nutrients survey of the Rockall Trough
Chief scientistAnton Edwards (Scottish Marine Biological Association)
Ocean/sea areas 
GeneralInner Seas off the West Coast of Scotland
North East Atlantic Ocean (limit 40W)
Measurements 
Physical oceanography 
BathythermographQuantity: number of profiles = 6
Water bottle stationsQuantity: number of stations = 59
Chemical oceanography 
OxygenQuantity: number of stations = 40
PhosphateDescription: cont.msmnts.for limited parts of the track
NitrateDescription: cont.msmnts.for limited parts of the track
NitriteQuantity: number of stations = 4
AlkalinityDescription: cont.msmnts.for limited parts of the track
Biology and fisheries 
Dissolved organic matter (inc DOC)Quantity: number of stations = 19
Meteorology 
Occasional standard measurements
Other meteorological measurementsDescription: sea and swell