Cruise inventory

RV Edward Forbes 7/76 (B/3/76)

Cruise summary report

Cruise Info. 
Ship name (ship code)RV Edward Forbes (74EF)
Cruise identifier7/76 (B/3/76)
Cruise period1976-04-15 — 1976-04-21
Port of departureBarry, United Kingdom
Port of returnBarry, United Kingdom
ObjectivesBristol Channel survey
Chief scientistPeter H Burkill (Institute of Marine Environmental Research, Plymouth)
Ocean/sea areas 
GeneralBristol Channel
Track chartsRV Edward Forbes 7/76 (B/3/76) cruise track — trk1552.html
Physical oceanography 
Water bottle stationsQuantity: number of stations = 6
Description: Surface only
CTD stationsQuantity: number of stations = 6
Subsurface temperature and salinity measurementsQuantity: number of stations = 29
Sea level (inc. bot. press., inverted echosounder)Quantity: number of deployments = 10
Description: 13 hours duration.
Suspended matterQuantity: number of stations = 6
Other contaminant measurementsQuantity: number of stations = 6
Description: air samples
Biology and fisheries 
Primary productivityQuantity: number of stations = 6
Phytoplankton pigs (eg chlorophyll, fluorescence)Quantity: number of stations = 6
Dissolved organic matter (inc DOC)Quantity: number of stations = 6
Biochemical measurements (eg lipids, amino acids)Quantity: number of stations = 6
PhytoplanktonQuantity: number of stations = 6
ZooplanktonQuantity: number of stations = 6
Eggs and larvaeQuantity: number of stations = 6
Description: Survey:energy transfers,biomass determination etc.
Pelagic bacteria/micro-organismsQuantity: number of stations = 6
Other biological/fisheries measurementQuantity: number of stations = 6
Description: ATP-ADP-AMP concentrations
Geology and geophysics 
GrabQuantity: number of stations = 6
Description: Chemical analysis of sediments
Data held at BODC 
Discrete samples 
97  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