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RV Edward Forbes 18.76 (B/9/76)

Cruise summary report

Cruise Info. 
Ship name (ship code)RV Edward Forbes (74EF)
Cruise identifier18.76 (B/9/76)
Cruise period1976-10-08 — 1976-10-10
Port of departureBarry, United Kingdom
Port of returnBarry, United Kingdom
ObjectivesBristol Channel survey.
Chief scientistR Fauzi C Mantoura (Institute of Marine Environmental Research, Plymouth)
Ocean/sea areas 
GeneralBristol Channel
Track chartsRV Edward Forbes 18.76 (B/9/76) cruise track — trk1653.html
Physical oceanography 
Surface measurements underway (T,S)Quantity: number of stations = 3
Chemical oceanography 
PhosphateQuantity: number of stations = 3
Total - PQuantity: number of stations = 3
NitriteQuantity: number of stations = 3
Suspended matterQuantity: number of stations = 3
Biology and fisheries 
Primary productivityQuantity: number of experiments = 2
Particulate organic matter (inc POC, PON)Quantity: number of stations = 3
Dissolved organic matter (inc DOC)Quantity: number of stations = 3
ZooplanktonQuantity: number of stations = 3
Description: survey:taxonomy,energy transfers etc.
Pelagic bacteria/micro-organismsQuantity: number of stations = 1
Geology and geophysics 
Core - soft bottomQuantity: number of samples = 1
Description: chemical analysis
Data held at BODC 
Discrete samples 
90  General station with STD/bottles/additional instruments