Cruise inventory

RV MBA Sepia MS080128

Cruise plan

Cruise Info. 
Ship name (ship code)RV MBA Sepia (74M3)
Cruise identifierMS080128
Cruise period2008-01-28 — 2008-01-28
StatusCompleted
Port of departurePlymouth, United Kingdom
Port of returnPlymouth, United Kingdom
PurposeResearch
ObjectivesSampling and measurements at L4 and E1 time series stations.
Chief scientistTim Smyth (Plymouth Marine Laboratory)
ProjectWestern Channel Observatory
Coordinating bodyPlymouth Marine Laboratory
Ocean/sea areas 
GeneralEnglish Channel
SpecificWestern English Channel
Data held at BODC 
Discrete samples 
1  CTD frame plus rosette samplerParticulate total and organic carbon concentrations in the water column
Bacteria generic abundance in water bodies
Chlorophyll pigment concentrations in water bodies
Phytoplankton taxonomic abundance in water bodies
Silicate concentration parameters in the water column
Plankton abundance per unit volume of the water column
Nitrate concentration parameters in the water column
Phytoplankton generic abundance in water bodies
Nitrite concentration parameters in the water column
Phosphate concentration parameters in the water column
1  Sample taken from ship's non-toxic supplyChlorophyll pigment concentrations in water bodies
Carotenoid and flavenoid pigment concentrations in water bodies
1  Surface water sample collected by a bucket on a ropeTemperature of the water column