RRS Frederick Russell FR10B/84

Cruise summary report

Cruise Info. 
Ship name (ship code)RRS Frederick Russell (74GG)
Cruise identifierFR10B/84
Cruise period1984-06-11 — 1984-06-19
Port of departurePlymouth, United Kingdom
Port of returnFalmouth, United Kingdom
Chief scientistPatrick M Holligan (Marine Biological Association of the UK)
Cruise reportRRS Frederick Russell FR10B/84 cruise report frederick_russell10_84leg2.pdf (0.09 MB) 
Ocean/sea areas 
GeneralBay of Biscay
North East Atlantic Ocean (limit 40W)
SpecificW. English Channel
Track chartsRRS Frederick Russell FR10B/84 cruise track — trk3006.html
Physical oceanography 
Surface measurements underway (T,S)
BathythermographQuantity: number of profiles = 30
Water bottle stationsQuantity: number of stations = 22
Description: S only
CTD stationsQuantity: number of stations = 23
Transparency (eg transmissometer)
Optics (eg underwater light levels)Quantity: 20
Chemical oceanography 
NitrateQuantity: 32
NitriteQuantity: 32
SilicateQuantity: 32
Other chemical oceanographic measurementsDescription: dms
Biology and fisheries 
Primary productivityQuantity: 8
Phytoplankton pigs (eg chlorophyll, fluorescence)Quantity: 270
Description: survey:taxonomy,distribution
Phytoplankton pigs (eg chlorophyll, fluorescence)Quantity: 5
Description: fluorocarbons
Particulate organic matter (inc POC, PON)Quantity: 300
Geology and geophysics 
DredgeQuantity: number of deployments = 1
Core - soft bottomQuantity: number of cores = 7
Description: chemical analysis