Cruise inventory

Weather Reporter 118

Cruise plan

Cruise Info. 
Ship name (ship code)Weather Reporter (74WR)
Cruise identifier118
Cruise period1973-09-24 — 1973-10-22
StatusCompleted
Port of departureGreenock, United Kingdom
Port of returnGreenock, United Kingdom
PurposeResearch
ObjectivesOccupation of Ocean Weather Station INDIA (59N, 19W). IMER Sampling Programme; for add.inf.see ICES Oceanogr.Data lists and Invs.,No.18 & Annales Biol.,Vol.No.30
Chief scientistD H Jones (Institute of Marine Environmental Research, Plymouth)
Ocean/sea areas 
GeneralNorth East Atlantic Ocean (limit 40W)
SpecificOcean Weather Station INDIA (59N, 19W)
Measurements 
Physical oceanography 
Transparency (eg transmissometer)Quantity: 20
Chemical oceanography 
PhosphateQuantity: 4
NitrateQuantity: 4
NitriteQuantity: 4
AlkalinityQuantity: 4
Contamination 
Other contaminant measurementsQuantity: 6
Description: organochlorine residues in zooplankton and young fish
Biology and fisheries 
Primary productivityQuantity: 3
Description: photosynthesis measured by 14c uptake
Phytoplankton pigs (eg chlorophyll, fluorescence)Quantity: 22
Description: chlorophyll and phaeopigment
PhytoplanktonQuantity: 3
Description: WP3 net
ZooplanktonQuantity: number of hauls = 17
Description: 5 hauls using a Longhurst-Hardy plankton recorder