Cruise inventory

RV Edward Forbes 7/77 (B/5/77)

Cruise summary report

Cruise Info. 
Ship name (ship code)RV Edward Forbes (74EF)
Cruise identifier7/77 (B/5/77)
Cruise period1977-05-19 — 1977-05-23
Port of departureBarry, United Kingdom
Port of returnBarry, United Kingdom
ObjectivesBristol Channel survey
Chief scientistWilliam W Brown (Institute of Marine Environmental Research, Plymouth)
Ocean/sea areas 
GeneralBristol Channel
Track chartsRV Edward Forbes 7/77 (B/5/77) cruise track — trk1793.html
Physical oceanography 
Surface measurements underway (T,S)Quantity: 250
Transparency (eg transmissometer)Quantity: track kilometres = 463
Current metersQuantity: 1
Chemical oceanography 
PhosphateQuantity: track kilometres = 463
NitrateQuantity: track kilometres = 463
SilicateQuantity: track kilometres = 463
Biology and fisheries 
Phytoplankton pigs (eg chlorophyll, fluorescence)Quantity: track kilometres = 463
Particulate organic matter (inc POC, PON)Quantity: 55
Dissolved organic matter (inc DOC)Quantity: 55
ZooplanktonQuantity: 19
Description: monitoring & surveillance
ZoobenthosQuantity: 1
Data held at BODC 
Discrete samples 
56  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
Dissolved organic carbon concentration in the water column
Temperature of the water column
Phaeopigment concentrations in the water column