RRS Frederick Russell FR14/83

Cruise summary report

Cruise Info. 
Ship name (ship code)RRS Frederick Russell (74GG)
Cruise identifierFR14/83
Cruise period1983-08-20 — 1983-09-01
Port of departurePlymouth, United Kingdom
Port of returnPlymouth, United Kingdom
ObjectivesContinued investigation of Nitrogen cycling. MICRON III
Chief scientistR Fauzi C Mantoura (Institute of Marine Environmental Research, Plymouth)
Cruise reportRRS Frederick Russell FR14/83 cruise report frederick_russell14_83.pdf (0.22 MB) 
Ocean/sea areas 
GeneralNorth East Atlantic Ocean (limit 40W)
SpecificShelf waters in Approaches to Bristol and English Channels
Track chartsRRS Frederick Russell FR14/83 cruise track — trk2904.html
Chemical oceanography 
OxygenQuantity: number of samples = 400
PhosphateQuantity: number of samples = 200
Total - P
NitrateQuantity: number of samples = 200
NitriteQuantity: number of samples = 200
AmmoniaQuantity: number of samples = 200
Description: NH3
SilicateQuantity: number of samples = 200
Biology and fisheries 
Primary productivityQuantity: number of experiments = 6
Phytoplankton pigs (eg chlorophyll, fluorescence)Quantity: number of samples = 300
Particulate organic matter (inc POC, PON)Quantity: number of samples = 400
PhytoplanktonQuantity: number of samples = 200
Geology and geophysics 
Core - soft bottom