Cruise inventory

RV Edward Forbes B/8/73

Cruise plan

Cruise Info. 
Ship name (ship code)RV Edward Forbes (74EF)
Cruise identifierB/8/73
Cruise period1973-11-02 — 1973-11-06
StatusCompleted
ObjectivesBristol Channel survey
Chief scientistWilliam W Brown (Institute of Marine Environmental Research, Plymouth)
Ocean/sea areas 
GeneralBristol Channel
Measurements 
Physical oceanography 
Water bottle stationsQuantity: number of stations = 45
Description: measured between surface and bottom at 5 meter intervals
Transparency (eg transmissometer)Quantity: 45
Description: measured between surface and bottom at 5 meter intervals
Chemical oceanography 
PhosphateQuantity: 45
Total - PQuantity: 45
NitrateQuantity: 45
NitriteQuantity: 45
AlkalinityQuantity: 45
Trace elementsQuantity: 45
IsotopesQuantity: 45
Biology and fisheries 
Primary productivityQuantity: 3
Phytoplankton pigs (eg chlorophyll, fluorescence)Quantity: 45
Particulate organic matter (inc POC, PON)Quantity: 45
Dissolved organic matter (inc DOC)Quantity: 45
PhytoplanktonQuantity: 45
ZooplanktonQuantity: 45
Data held at BODC 
Discrete samples 
45  General station with STD/bottles/additional instrumentsParticulate 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
48  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