RRS Challenger CH14
Cruise summary report
|Ship name (ship code)||RRS Challenger (74CH)|
|Cruise period||1987-04-24 — 1987-05-07|
|Port of departure||Ardrossan, United Kingdom|
|Port of return||Ardrossan, United Kingdom|
|Objectives||1. To work the Anton Dohrn Seamount (Ellett Line) CTD section.
2. To make CTD and radiocaesium observations at sections across the Scottish continental shelf between Cape Wrath and the Mull of Galloway.
3. To sample benthos at station M (57 18'N, 10 23'W) and at a second site in the northern Rockall Channel.
4. To service SMBA current meter mooring Y in the Tiree Passage, and mooring MJ off Loch Spelve.
5. To make CTD lowerings at stations in the Arran Deep.
|Chief scientist||David J Ellett (Scottish Marine Biological Association)|
|Cruise report||(0.28 MB)|
|General||Inner Seas off the West Coast of Scotland|
North East Atlantic Ocean (limit 40W)
|Specific||North Atlantic/ W. & N. of Scotland|
|Water bottle stations||Quantity: number of samples = 146|
Description: S surface only
|CTD stations||Quantity: number of profiles = 145|
|Current meters||Quantity: number of deployments = 1|
Description: 1 deployed;3 month
|Radioactivity||Quantity: number of samples = 23|
|Isotopes||Quantity: number of samples = 23|
|Biology and fisheries|
|Zoobenthos||Quantity: number of hauls = 3|
Description: survey for taxonomy and biomass determination.