Cruise inventory

RV Edward Forbes B/10/75 (19/75)

Cruise summary report

Cruise Info. 
Ship name (ship code)RV Edward Forbes (74EF)
Cruise identifierB/10/75 (19/75)
Cruise period1975-10-22 — 1975-10-29
ObjectivesBristol Channel survey.
Chief scientistMichael B Jordan (Institute of Marine Environmental Research, Plymouth)
Ocean/sea areas 
GeneralBristol Channel
Track chartsRV Edward Forbes B/10/75 (19/75) cruise track — trk1470.html
Physical oceanography 
Surface measurements underway (T,S)
Water bottle stationsQuantity: number of stations = 21
Description: S surface only
Transparency (eg transmissometer)Quantity: number of stations = 48
Chemical oceanography 
PhosphateQuantity: number of stations = 48
Total - PQuantity: number of stations = 48
NitrateQuantity: number of stations = 48
NitriteQuantity: number of stations = 48
SilicateQuantity: number of stations = 48
Trace elementsQuantity: number of stations = 48
RadioactivityQuantity: number of stations = 31
Description: Cs-137
Suspended matter
Trace metalsQuantity: number of stations = 48
Biology and fisheries 
Primary productivityQuantity: number of stations = 1
Phytoplankton pigs (eg chlorophyll, fluorescence)Quantity: number of stations = 48
Particulate organic matter (inc POC, PON)Quantity: number of stations = 96
Dissolved organic matter (inc DOC)Quantity: number of stations = 48
PhytoplanktonQuantity: number of stations = 44
ZooplanktonQuantity: number of stations = 44
Description: Identification and distribution
Data held at BODC 
Discrete samples 
115  General station with STD/bottles/additional instrumentsChlorophyll 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
43  Lowestoft SamplerZooplankton taxonomy-related abundance per unit volume of the water column
Fish abundance in water bodies
Zooplankton non taxonomy-related abundance per unit volume of the water column