Cruise inventory

RV Edward Forbes 2/78 (C/1/78)

Cruise summary report

Cruise Info. 
Ship name (ship code)RV Edward Forbes (74EF)
Cruise identifier2/78 (C/1/78)
Cruise period1978-02-14 — 1978-02-21
Chief scientistHoward H Bottrell (Institute of Marine Environmental Research, Plymouth)
Ocean/sea areas 
GeneralIrish Sea and St. George's Channel
Bristol Channel
Track chartsRV Edward Forbes 2/78 (C/1/78) cruise track — trk1890.html
Physical oceanography 
Surface measurements underway (T,S)Description: continuously, at 2m depth
Water bottle stationsQuantity: number of stations = 6
Description: S surface only
Chemical oceanography 
NitrateQuantity: 5
SilicateQuantity: 5
Biology and fisheries 
Phytoplankton pigs (eg chlorophyll, fluorescence)Description: continuously, at 2m depth
Biochemical measurements (eg lipids, amino acids)Quantity: 2
PhytoplanktonQuantity: 5
ZooplanktonQuantity: 4
Description: energy transfers,biomass determination,distribution
SestonQuantity: 4
Data held at BODC 
Discrete samples 
8  General station with STD/bottles/additional instrumentsChlorophyll pigment concentrations in water bodies
Salinity of the water column
Temperature of the water column
Phaeopigment concentrations in the water column