Cruise inventory

RV Edward Forbes B/8/74 & B/9/74 & B/10/74 (2 Cr. 13-17 May & 11-18 Jun)

Cruise summary report

Cruise Info. 
Ship name (ship code)RV Edward Forbes (74EF)
Cruise identifierB/8/74 & B/9/74 & B/10/74 (2 Cr. 13-17 May & 11-18 Jun)
Cruise period1974-05-13 — 1974-06-18
StatusCompleted
Port of departureBarry, United Kingdom
Port of returnBarry, United Kingdom
ObjectivesDuplicate roscop 1256 for B/8 and 1257 for B/90 B/10
Chief scientistRichard Warwick (Institute of Marine Environmental Research, Plymouth)
Ocean/sea areas 
GeneralIrish Sea and St. George's Channel
Bristol Channel
Track chartsRV Edward Forbes B/8/74 & B/9/74 & B/10/74 (2 Cr. 13-17 May & 11-18 Jun) cruise track — trk1256.html RV Edward Forbes B/8/74 & B/9/74 & B/10/74 (2 Cr. 13-17 May & 11-18 Jun) cruise track — trk1257.html
Measurements 
Physical oceanography 
Water bottle stationsQuantity: number of stations = 91
Optics (eg underwater light levels)Quantity: 91
Other physical oceanographic measurementsQuantity: 91
Chemical oceanography 
PhosphateQuantity: 90
Total - PQuantity: 90
NitrateQuantity: 90
NitriteQuantity: 90
SilicateQuantity: 90
Trace elementsQuantity: 90
IsotopesQuantity: 90
Biology and fisheries 
Primary productivityQuantity: 4
Phytoplankton pigs (eg chlorophyll, fluorescence)Quantity: 90
Particulate organic matter (inc POC, PON)Quantity: 180
Dissolved organic matter (inc DOC)Quantity: 90
PhytoplanktonQuantity: 90
ZooplanktonQuantity: 90
Pelagic bacteria/micro-organismsQuantity: 24
ZoobenthosQuantity: 1
Meteorology 
Occasional standard measurementsQuantity: 91