RRS Frederick Russell FR4B/84

Cruise summary report

Cruise Info. 
Ship name (ship code)RRS Frederick Russell (74GG)
Cruise identifierFR4B/84
Cruise period1984-03-04 — 1984-03-16
Port of departurePlymouth, United Kingdom
Port of returnFalmouth, United Kingdom
ObjectivesPhysical studies of waters around Islands
Chief scientistRobin D Pingree (Marine Biological Association of the UK)
Cruise reportRRS Frederick Russell FR4B/84 cruise report frederick_russell4b_84.pdf (0.09 MB) 
Ocean/sea areas 
GeneralEnglish Channel
Bay of Biscay
SpecificW. English Channel
Track chartsRRS Frederick Russell FR4B/84 cruise track — trk3294.html
Physical oceanography 
Surface measurements underway (T,S)
CTD stationsQuantity: number of stations = 4
Optics (eg underwater light levels)Description: light transmission
Current metersQuantity: number of stations = 4
Description: 0 recovered,moorings lost
Biology and fisheries 
Phytoplankton pigs (eg chlorophyll, fluorescence)Description: chlorophyll