Cruise inventory

RV Edward Forbes 11/78 (B/5/78)

Cruise summary report

Cruise Info. 
Ship name (ship code)RV Edward Forbes (74EF)
Cruise identifier11/78 (B/5/78)
Cruise period1978-07-20 — 1978-07-24
StatusCompleted
Port of departureBarry, United Kingdom
Port of returnBarry, United Kingdom
PurposeResearch
ObjectivesBristol Channel survey.
Chief scientistMichael B Jordan (Institute of Marine Environmental Research, Plymouth)
Ocean/sea areas 
GeneralBristol Channel
Track chartsRV Edward Forbes 11/78 (B/5/78) cruise track — trk2058.html
Measurements 
Physical oceanography 
Surface measurements underway (T,S)Quantity: track kilometres = 450
Description: Continuous recording.
Transparency (eg transmissometer)Quantity: track kilometres = 450
Description: Continuous recording.
Current metersQuantity: number of deployments = 1
Description: 6 weeks duration.
Chemical oceanography 
NitrateQuantity: track kilometres = 450
Description: Continuous recording.
Contamination 
Suspended matterQuantity: track kilometres = 450
Description: Continuous recording.
Biology and fisheries 
Phytoplankton pigs (eg chlorophyll, fluorescence)Quantity: number of samples = 95
PhytoplanktonQuantity: number of samples = 24
ZooplanktonQuantity: number of samples = 24
Description: Monitoring and distribution.
Data held at BODC 
Discrete samples 
187  General station with STD/bottles/additional instrumentsChlorophyll pigment concentrations in water bodies
Salinity of the water column
Concentration of suspended particulate material in the water column
Nitrate concentration parameters in the water column
Temperature of the water column
Nitrite concentration parameters in the water column
Phaeopigment concentrations in the water column