RRS Frederick Russell FR7/82

Cruise summary report

Cruise Info. 
Ship name (ship code)RRS Frederick Russell (74GG)
Cruise identifierFR7/82
Cruise period1982-05-24 — 1982-06-03
Port of departurePlymouth, United Kingdom
Port of returnPlymouth, United Kingdom
ObjectivesPlankton sampling and biogeochemical measurements in the Western English Channel, Celtic Sea and northern Bay of Biscay.
Chief scientistPatrick M Holligan (Marine Biological Association of the UK)
Cruise reportRRS Frederick Russell FR7/82 cruise report frederick_russell7_82.pdf (0.17 MB) 
Ocean/sea areas 
GeneralEnglish Channel
Celtic Sea
Bay of Biscay
SpecificW. English Channel/ Bay of Biscay
Track chartsRRS Frederick Russell FR7/82 cruise track — trk2852.html
Physical oceanography 
Surface measurements underway (T,S)Quantity: number of stations = 27
BathythermographQuantity: number of profiles = 26
Water bottle stationsQuantity: number of stations = 27
Description: S surface only
Chemical oceanography 
OxygenQuantity: number of stations = 5
NitrateQuantity: number of stations = 27
NitriteQuantity: number of stations = 27
SilicateQuantity: number of stations = 27
Biology and fisheries 
Primary productivityQuantity: number of stations = 4
Phytoplankton pigs (eg chlorophyll, fluorescence)Quantity: number of stations = 27
Particulate organic matter (inc POC, PON)Quantity: number of stations = 27
PhytoplanktonQuantity: number of stations = 27
ZooplanktonQuantity: number of stations = 27
Description: taxonomy,distribution