RRS Frederick Russell FR10A/84

Cruise summary report

Cruise Info. 
Ship name (ship code)RRS Frederick Russell (74GG)
Cruise identifierFR10A/84
Cruise period1984-06-05 — 1984-06-10
Port of departurePlymouth, United Kingdom
Port of returnPlymouth, United Kingdom
ObjectivesThis cruise was devoted to laying moorings in the shelf break area around 47deg40'N 6deg30'W. In all, ten mooring rigs were to be deployed and two recovered from the previous cruise in March.
Chief scientistRobin D Pingree (Marine Biological Association of the UK)
Cruise reportRRS Frederick Russell FR10A/84 cruise report frederick_russell10_84leg1.pdf (0.06 MB) 
Ocean/sea areas 
GeneralCeltic Sea
Bay of Biscay
SpecificW. English Channel
Track chartsRRS Frederick Russell FR10A/84 cruise track — trk3014.html
Physical oceanography 
Surface measurements underway (T,S)Quantity: track kilometres = 1111.2
Water bottle stationsQuantity: number of stations = 15
Description: S surface only
Transparency (eg transmissometer)Quantity: track kilometres = 1111.2
Current metersQuantity: number of deployments = 17
Description: no.of cm deployed
Chemical oceanography 
NitrateQuantity: track kilometres = 1111.2
NitriteQuantity: track kilometres = 1111.2
SilicateQuantity: track kilometres = 1111.2
Biology and fisheries 
PhytoplanktonQuantity: track kilometres = 1111.2