RRS Frederick Russell FR15/82

Cruise summary report

Cruise Info. 
Ship name (ship code)RRS Frederick Russell (74GG)
Cruise identifierFR15/82
Cruise period1982-10-08 — 1982-10-12
Port of departurePlymouth, United Kingdom
Port of returnPlymouth, United Kingdom
ObjectivesChemistry/ Biology
Chief scientistGerald T Boalch (Marine Biological Association of the UK)
Ocean/sea areas 
GeneralEnglish Channel
Irish Sea and St. George's Channel
Bay of Biscay
SpecificEnglish Channel Bay of Biscay
Track chartsRRS Frederick Russell FR15/82 cruise track — trk2777.html
Physical oceanography 
Water bottle stationsQuantity: number of stations = 10
Description: surface only
Chemical oceanography 
PhosphateQuantity: 10
NitrateQuantity: 10
SilicateQuantity: 10
Other chemical oceanographic measurementsQuantity: 10
Description: chlorinity
Biology and fisheries 
Primary productivityQuantity: 3
PhytoplanktonQuantity: 10
Description: identification,biomass determination
SestonQuantity: 3
Geology and geophysics 
GrabQuantity: number of samples = 6