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Cruise inventory

RV Edward Forbes 14/77 (B/8/77)

Cruise summary report

Cruise Info. 
Ship name (ship code)RV Edward Forbes (74EF)
Cruise identifier14/77 (B/8/77)
Cruise period1977-09-02 — 1977-09-06
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 14/77 (B/8/77) cruise track — trk1811.html
Physical oceanography 
Surface measurements underway (T,S)Quantity: 250
Water bottle stationsQuantity: number of stations = 2
Description: S bottom only
Transparency (eg transmissometer)Quantity: track kilometres = 463
Current metersQuantity: 1
Description: 1 month
Chemical oceanography 
PhosphateQuantity: 170
NitrateQuantity: 170
NitriteQuantity: 170
SilicateQuantity: 170
Suspended matterQuantity: track kilometres = 463
Biology and fisheries 
Primary productivityQuantity: 2
Phytoplankton pigs (eg chlorophyll, fluorescence)Quantity: track kilometres = 463
Particulate organic matter (inc POC, PON)
Dissolved organic matter (inc DOC)
PhytoplanktonQuantity: 17
ZooplanktonQuantity: 17
Description: survey:monitoring,distribution
ZoobenthosQuantity: 1
Data held at BODC 
Discrete samples 
170  General station with STD/bottles/additional instruments