Cruise inventory

FRV Explorer 4/79

Cruise summary report

Cruise Info. 
Ship name (ship code)FRV Explorer (74EX)
Cruise identifier4/79
Cruise period1979-04-23 — 1979-04-27
Chief scientistDerek C Moore (Department of Agriculture and Fisheries for Scotland Aberdeen Marine Laboratory)
Ocean/sea areas 
GeneralNorth Sea
Physical oceanography 
Water bottle stationsQuantity: number of stations = 9
Chemical oceanography 
PhosphateQuantity: 9
NitrateQuantity: 9
Total - NQuantity: 9
AmmoniaQuantity: 9
SilicateQuantity: 9
Trace metalsQuantity: 43
Bottom depositsQuantity: 34
Contaminants in organismsQuantity: 9
Other contaminant measurementsQuantity: 34
Description: other measurements
Biology and fisheries 
Phytoplankton pigs (eg chlorophyll, fluorescence)Quantity: 9
Pelagic bacteria/micro-organismsQuantity: 9
Benthic bacteria/micro-organismsQuantity: 34
ZoobenthosQuantity: 58
Description: monitoring,distribution studies
Other biological/fisheries measurementQuantity: 34
Description: ATP-ADP-AMP concentrations