RRS Frederick Russell FR11/85
Cruise summary report
|Ship name (ship code)||RRS Frederick Russell (74GG)|
|Cruise period||1985-11-09 — 1985-11-17|
|Port of departure||Falmouth, United Kingdom|
|Port of return||Falmouth, United Kingdom|
|Objectives||1) To recover current meter moorings 091, 092, 093, 094, 095 and 096 which were deployed in September (Cruise 8).
2) To deploy long term current meter moorings 097 and 098 at positions 092 and 095 respectively.
3) To map out surface distributions of temperature, salinity, chlorophyll 'a' and inorganic nutrients at the shelf-break during autumn conditions.
4) To complete a number of CTD stations at the mooring sites and along transects normal to the slope.
5) To deploy a satellite tracked drifting buoy to measure long term residual drift at the slope.
|Chief scientist||Robin D Pingree (Marine Biological Association of the UK)|
|Cruise report||(0.07 MB)|
|General||Bay of Biscay|
|Specific||Bay of Biscay|
|Surface measurements underway (T,S)||Quantity: track kilometres = 1601.98|
|Water bottle stations||Quantity: number of samples = 30|
Description: S surface only
|CTD stations||Quantity: number of stations = 9|
|Current meters||Quantity: number of stations = 6|
Description: 20 c.m.recovered;2 months
|Nitrate||Quantity: track kilometres = 1601.98|
|Nitrite||Quantity: track kilometres = 1601.98|
|Silicate||Quantity: track kilometres = 1601.98|
|Biology and fisheries|
|Phytoplankton||Quantity: track kilometres = 1601.98|