RRS Frederick Russell FR3/82

Cruise summary report

Cruise Info. 
Ship name (ship code)RRS Frederick Russell (74GG)
Cruise identifierFR3/82
Cruise period1982-04-02 — 1982-04-05
Port of departurePlymouth, United Kingdom
Port of returnPlymouth, United Kingdom
ObjectivesHydrographic/ Biology
Chief scientistGerald T Boalch (Marine Biological Association of the UK)
Ocean/sea areas 
GeneralIrish Sea and St. George's Channel
Bristol Channel
Celtic Sea
SpecificEnglish Channel/ Celtic Sea
Track chartsRRS Frederick Russell FR3/82 cruise track — trk2728.html
Physical oceanography 
Water bottle stationsQuantity: number of stations = 20
Description: S only
Chemical oceanography 
PhosphateQuantity: number of stations = 20
SilicateQuantity: number of stations = 20
Other chemical oceanographic measurementsQuantity: number of stations = 20
Description: chlorinity
Biology and fisheries 
Primary productivityQuantity: number of stations = 3
Phytoplankton pigs (eg chlorophyll, fluorescence)Description: cont.recording
PhytoplanktonQuantity: number of stations = 20
ZooplanktonQuantity: number of stations = 20
Description: taxonomy,monitoring
Geology and geophysics 
GrabQuantity: number of stations = 16