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Cruise inventory

RV Edward Forbes 9/77 (B/6/77)

Cruise summary report

Cruise Info. 
Ship name (ship code)RV Edward Forbes (74EF)
Cruise identifier9/77 (B/6/77)
Cruise period1977-06-16 — 1977-06-19
Port of departureBarry, United Kingdom
Port of returnBarry, United Kingdom
ObjectivesBristol Channel survey
Chief scientistMichael B Jordan (Institute of Marine Environmental Research, Plymouth)
Ocean/sea areas 
GeneralBristol Channel
Track chartsRV Edward Forbes 9/77 (B/6/77) cruise track — trk1801.html
Physical oceanography 
Surface measurements underway (T,S)Quantity: 260
Transparency (eg transmissometer)Quantity: track kilometres = 481.52
Current metersQuantity: 1
Description: 1 month
Chemical oceanography 
PhosphateQuantity: 55
Total - PQuantity: 55
NitrateQuantity: 55
NitriteQuantity: 55
SilicateQuantity: 55
Suspended matterQuantity: track kilometres = 481.52
Biology and fisheries 
Phytoplankton pigs (eg chlorophyll, fluorescence)Quantity: track kilometres = 481.52
Particulate organic matter (inc POC, PON)Quantity: 55
Dissolved organic matter (inc DOC)Quantity: 55
PhytoplanktonQuantity: 24
ZooplanktonQuantity: 24
Description: survey:monitoring,distribution
Data held at BODC 
Discrete samples 
186  General station with STD/bottles/additional instrumentsChlorophyll pigment concentrations in water bodies
Dissolved organic carbon concentration in the water column
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