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Cruise inventory

RV Edward Forbes 18/77 (B/11/77)

Cruise summary report

Cruise Info. 
Ship name (ship code)RV Edward Forbes (74EF)
Cruise identifier18/77 (B/11/77)
Cruise period1977-11-16 — 1977-11-21
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 18/77 (B/11/77) cruise track — trk1824.html
Physical oceanography 
Surface measurements underway (T,S)
Transparency (eg transmissometer)
Current metersQuantity: 1
Description: 1 month
Chemical oceanography 
PhosphateQuantity: 140
Total - PQuantity: 140
NitrateQuantity: 140
NitriteQuantity: 140
SilicateQuantity: 140
Suspended matter
Biology and fisheries 
Phytoplankton pigs (eg chlorophyll, fluorescence)Quantity: 37
Particulate organic matter (inc POC, PON)Quantity: 60
Dissolved organic matter (inc DOC)Quantity: 30
Dissolved organic matter (inc DOC)Quantity: 30
PhytoplanktonQuantity: 19
ZooplanktonQuantity: 19
Description: survey:monitoring,distribution etc.
Data held at BODC 
Discrete samples 
155  General station with STD/bottles/additional instrumentsChlorophyll pigment concentrations in water bodies
Salinity of the water column
Dissolved organic carbon concentration in the water column
Temperature of the water column
Phaeopigment concentrations in the water column