Cruise inventory

RV Edward Forbes 8/78_1 (B/4/78)

Cruise summary report

Cruise Info. 
Ship name (ship code)RV Edward Forbes (74EF)
Cruise identifier8/78_1 (B/4/78)
Cruise period1978-05-31 — 1978-06-03
Chief scientistMichael B Jordan (Institute of Marine Environmental Research, Plymouth)
Ocean/sea areas 
GeneralBristol Channel
Physical oceanography 
Surface measurements underway (T,S)Description: continuous recording, 240nm approx.
Transparency (eg transmissometer)Description: continuous recording, 240nm approx.
Current metersQuantity: 1
Description: 1 month
Chemical oceanography 
NitrateQuantity: 145
NitriteQuantity: 145
Suspended matterDescription: continuous recording, 240nm approx.
Biology and fisheries 
Primary productivityQuantity: 2
Phytoplankton pigs (eg chlorophyll, fluorescence)Description: continuous, surface, 240nm approx.
Particulate organic matter (inc POC, PON)Quantity: 29
Dissolved organic matter (inc DOC)Quantity: 29
PhytoplanktonQuantity: 25
ZooplanktonQuantity: 25
Description: biomass determination,monitoring,distribution
Data held at BODC 
Discrete samples 
145  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