Cruise inventory

RV Edward Forbes 4/76 (B/2/76)

Cruise summary report

Cruise Info. 
Ship name (ship code)RV Edward Forbes (74EF)
Cruise identifier4/76 (B/2/76)
Cruise period1976-03-06 — 1976-03-12
Port of departureBarry, United Kingdom
Port of returnBarry, United Kingdom
ObjectivesBristol Channel survey and Modiolus study off Ilfracombe
Chief scientistEric I Hamilton (Institute of Marine Environmental Research, Plymouth)
Ocean/sea areas 
GeneralBristol Channel
Track chartsRV Edward Forbes 4/76 (B/2/76) cruise track — trk1550.html RV Edward Forbes 4/76 (B/2/76) cruise track — trk1550b.html
Physical oceanography 
Surface measurements underway (T,S)Quantity: 2
Subsurface temperature and salinity measurementsQuantity: 1
Sea level (inc. bot. press., inverted echosounder)Quantity: 24
Chemical oceanography 
PhosphateQuantity: 2
Total - PQuantity: 2
NitrateQuantity: 2
Trace elementsQuantity: 2
Suspended matterQuantity: 2
Trace metalsQuantity: 2
Other contaminant measurementsQuantity: 2
Biology and fisheries 
ZoobenthosQuantity: 16
Description: survey:identification,distribution,communities
Other meteorological measurementsQuantity: number of observations = 10
Description: sea and swell
Geology and geophysics 
Other geological/geophysical measurementsQuantity: 3
Other geological/geophysical measurementsQuantity: 3
Description: physical analysis of sediments