RRS Frederick Russell FR9/83

Cruise summary report

Cruise Info. 
Ship name (ship code)RRS Frederick Russell (74GG)
Cruise identifierFR9/83
Cruise period1983-06-01 — 1983-06-08
Port of departurePlymouth, United Kingdom
Port of returnPlymouth, United Kingdom
ObjectivesPhysical oceanography
Chief scientistRobin D Pingree (Marine Biological Association of the UK)
Cruise reportRRS Frederick Russell FR9/83 cruise report frederick_russell9_83.pdf (0.04 MB) 
Ocean/sea areas 
GeneralEnglish Channel
Celtic Sea
Bay of Biscay
SpecificW. English Channel and Approaches
Track chartsRRS Frederick Russell FR9/83 cruise track — frederick_russell9_83track.pdf (0.02 MB) 
Physical oceanography 
Surface measurements underway (T,S)Quantity: track kilometres = 1852
Water bottle stationsQuantity: number of stations = 25
Description: S surface only
Transparency (eg transmissometer)Quantity: track kilometres = 1852
Current metersQuantity: number of deployments = 4
Description: No. deployed;will be recovered Cr. 12/83
Surface drifters/drifting buoysQuantity: number of deployments = 3
Chemical oceanography 
NitrateQuantity: track kilometres = 1852
NitriteQuantity: track kilometres = 1852
SilicateQuantity: track kilometres = 1852
Biology and fisheries 
PhytoplanktonQuantity: track kilometres = 1852