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RRS Challenger CH14

Cruise summary report

Cruise Info. 
Ship name (ship code)RRS Challenger (74CH)
Cruise identifierCH14
Cruise period1987-04-24 — 1987-05-07
StatusCompleted
Port of departureArdrossan, United Kingdom
Port of returnArdrossan, United Kingdom
PurposeResearch
Objectives1. 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 scientistDavid J Ellett (Scottish Marine Biological Association)
Cruise reportRRS Challenger CH14 cruise report ch14_87.pdf (0.28 MB) 
Ocean/sea areas 
GeneralInner Seas off the West Coast of Scotland
North East Atlantic Ocean (limit 40W)
SpecificNorth Atlantic/ W. & N. of Scotland
Track chartsRRS Challenger CH14 cruise track — trk3301.html
Measurements 
Physical oceanography 
Water bottle stationsQuantity: number of samples = 146
Description: S surface only
CTD stationsQuantity: number of profiles = 145
Current metersQuantity: number of deployments = 1
Description: 1 deployed;3 month
Chemical oceanography 
RadioactivityQuantity: number of samples = 23
IsotopesQuantity: number of samples = 23
Biology and fisheries 
ZoobenthosQuantity: number of hauls = 3
Description: survey for taxonomy and biomass determination.
Data held at BODC Get data
Series/Profiles 
138  CTD/STD cast
Vertical spatial coordinates
Salinity of the water column
Temperature of the water column
Vertical spatial coordinates
Salinity of the water column
Temperature of the water column

BODC idDate/TimeLocationDoc.
2498701987-04-25 08:43 54° 57' 0" N  5° 14' 17" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 249870
2498821987-04-25 09:36 55° 0' 59" N  5° 20' 17" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 249882
2499011987-04-25 11:22 55° 9' 5" N  5° 32' 11" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 249901
2499741987-04-25 17:28 55° 34' 5" N  5° 24' 59" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 249974
2499861987-04-25 18:19 55° 39' 5" N  5° 26' 5" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 249986
2500961987-04-26 02:49 55° 22' 59" N  5° 4' 59" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 250096
2502191987-04-26 14:42 55° 9' 29" N  6° 0' 0" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 250219
2502681987-04-26 21:52 55° 37' 30" N  6° 26' 5" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 250268
2503121987-04-27 01:50 55° 46' 12" N  6° 55' 35" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 250312
2504891987-04-29 00:39 57° 27' 0" N  11° 4' 59" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 250489
2505941987-04-30 13:00 56° 52' 59" N  8° 29' 53" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 250594
2506131987-04-30 16:14 56° 47' 5" N  7° 59' 35" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 250613
2506621987-05-01 00:26 56° 43' 59" N  6° 45' 0" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 250662
2507541987-05-02 11:22 57° 46' 59" N  6° 19' 17" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 250754
2510751987-05-04 18:52 56° 53' 59" N  6° 20' 41" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 251075
2512471987-05-05 13:42 55° 35' 6" N  5° 44' 53" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 251247
2512601987-05-05 18:38 56° 7' 59" N  5° 55' 59" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 251260
2512841987-05-05 20:06 56° 13' 59" N  6° 1' 59" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 251284
2498211987-04-25 01:26 54° 41' 42" N  5° 24' 59" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 249821
2498571987-04-25 06:17 54° 45' 54" N  5° 9' 36" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 249857
2500601987-04-25 23:53 55° 37' 59" N  4° 59' 53" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 250060
2502931987-04-27 00:07 55° 46' 5" N  6° 37' 35" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 250293
2503731987-04-27 07:25 55° 45' 54" N  8° 0' 0" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 250373
2503971987-04-28 08:09 57° 33' 59" N  13° 19' 53" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 250397
2504281987-04-28 12:50 57° 31' 53" N  12° 37' 48" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 250428
2504411987-04-28 15:37 57° 30' 23" N  12° 15' 0" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 250441
2504901987-04-29 02:13 57° 23' 53" N  10° 52' 5" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 250490
2505701987-04-30 09:49 57° 0' 5" N  8° 59' 53" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 250570
2506491987-04-30 20:31 56° 44' 5" N  7° 20' 5" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 250649
2508711987-05-03 19:44 58° 16' 59" N  6° 0' 0" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 250871
2508951987-05-04 02:54 57° 36' 11" N  7° 4' 23" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 250895
2509141987-05-04 04:30 57° 33' 59" N  6° 53' 5" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 250914
2509261987-05-04 05:06 57° 33' 5" N  6° 48' 11" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 250926
2510871987-05-04 19:45 56° 51' 59" N  6° 12' 23" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 251087
2497901987-04-24 19:13 55° 26' 6" N  5° 1' 35" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 249790
2501151987-04-26 04:56 55° 12' 59" N  4° 57' 53" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 250115
2501391987-04-26 06:33 55° 13' 53" N  5° 12' 11" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 250139
2501401987-04-26 07:04 55° 16' 5" N  5° 13' 5" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 250140
2501521987-04-26 08:01 55° 19' 5" N  5° 19' 53" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 250152
2502321987-04-26 18:45 55° 23' 17" N  6° 37' 12" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 250232
2502811987-04-26 23:18 55° 46' 12" N  6° 30' 59" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 250281
2504161987-04-28 10:49 57° 31' 59" N  12° 50' 59" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 250416
2504651987-04-28 20:56 57° 29' 11" N  11° 30' 54" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 250465
2506501987-04-30 22:58 56° 44' 11" N  7° 0' 0" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 250650
2506861987-05-01 03:53 56° 41' 6" N  6° 16' 41" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 250686
2507301987-05-02 09:52 57° 51' 0" N  6° 29' 47" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 250730
2507421987-05-02 10:44 57° 48' 47" N  6° 24' 23" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 250742
2507781987-05-03 08:48 57° 42' 59" N  6° 7' 41" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 250778
2507911987-05-03 09:31 57° 42' 59" N  6° 1' 23" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 250791
2509511987-05-04 06:19 57° 30' 59" N  6° 40' 35" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 250951
2509751987-05-04 09:52 57° 15' 54" N  6° 33' 5" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 250975
2509871987-05-04 10:29 57° 13' 30" N  6° 34' 30" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 250987
2510021987-05-04 12:21 57° 6' 17" N  6° 44' 11" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 251002
2510261987-05-04 15:18 57° 5' 17" N  7° 0' 35" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 251026
2510511987-05-04 17:15 56° 58' 53" N  6° 37' 53" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 251051
2511431987-05-05 04:28 56° 8' 47" N  6° 52' 53" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 251143
2512351987-05-05 13:08 55° 36' 35" N  5° 48' 53" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 251235
2512721987-05-05 19:20 56° 11' 6" N  5° 59' 6" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 251272
2499251987-04-25 13:42 55° 19' 59" N  5° 28' 11" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 249925
2499621987-04-25 16:46 55° 30' 54" N  5° 27' 11" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 249962
2500231987-04-25 20:32 55° 45' 5" N  5° 15' 59" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 250023
2500471987-04-25 21:22 55° 47' 5" N  5° 13' 59" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 250047
2501641987-04-26 10:14 55° 16' 23" N  5° 43' 48" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 250164
2503001987-04-27 00:59 55° 46' 12" N  6° 46' 35" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 250300
2503481987-04-27 04:44 55° 45' 54" N  7° 29' 6" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 250348
2505451987-04-30 04:03 57° 9' 5" N  9° 41' 17" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 250545
2506011987-04-30 14:29 56° 51' 5" N  8° 19' 59" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 250601
2507051987-05-01 16:19 56° 16' 17" N  6° 5' 23" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 250705
2508091987-05-03 10:15 57° 43' 5" N  5° 54' 29" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 250809
2508101987-05-03 11:14 57° 42' 59" N  5° 47' 59" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 250810
2509631987-05-04 09:14 57° 18' 41" N  6° 31' 53" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 250963
2510991987-05-04 20:27 56° 49' 30" N  6° 4' 48" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 251099
2511061987-05-04 21:16 56° 47' 59" N  5° 56' 29" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 251106
2498941987-04-25 10:30 55° 5' 6" N  5° 26' 11" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 249894
2499981987-04-25 19:09 55° 42' 23" N  5° 21' 29" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 249998
2501271987-04-26 05:36 55° 13' 59" N  5° 3' 5" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 250127
2502071987-04-26 13:21 55° 11' 42" N  5° 56' 6" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 250207
2503611987-04-27 05:54 55° 45' 54" N  7° 41' 42" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 250361
2503851987-04-28 06:51 57° 34' 59" N  13° 37' 59" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 250385
2504531987-04-28 18:03 57° 29' 53" N  11° 49' 48" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 250453
2504771987-04-28 23:04 57° 27' 59" N  11° 18' 36" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 250477
2505211987-04-29 06:47 57° 17' 59" N  10° 22' 53" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 250521
2505821987-04-30 11:29 56° 57' 0" N  8° 46' 53" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 250582
2506371987-04-30 19:09 56° 44' 11" N  7° 30' 0" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 250637
2507291987-05-02 09:09 57° 53' 5" N  6° 35' 23" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 250729
2507661987-05-03 08:05 57° 45' 0" N  6° 13' 29" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 250766
2508831987-05-03 20:42 58° 16' 59" N  6° 11' 11" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 250883
2509381987-05-04 05:42 57° 32' 23" N  6° 44' 6" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 250938
2511551987-05-05 05:17 56° 4' 53" N  6° 46' 23" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 251155
2511921987-05-05 11:12 55° 39' 5" N  6° 0' 53" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 251192
2512591987-05-05 17:42 56° 8' 29" N  5° 52' 59" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 251259
2498331987-04-25 03:25 54° 43' 5" N  5° 19' 59" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 249833
2498691987-04-25 07:15 54° 48' 11" N  5° 5' 5" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 249869
2499371987-04-25 14:23 55° 21' 54" N  5° 27' 0" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 249937
2500591987-04-25 22:38 55° 42' 0" N  5° 8' 53" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 250059
2500721987-04-26 00:48 55° 33' 59" N  4° 58' 59" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 250072
2501881987-04-26 12:18 55° 12' 59" N  5° 52' 12" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 250188
2503241987-04-27 02:37 55° 46' 5" N  7° 4' 5" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 250324
2503361987-04-27 03:41 55° 46' 5" N  7° 16' 48" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 250336
2505081987-04-29 03:53 57° 21' 54" N  10° 39' 53" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 250508
2508341987-05-03 17:14 58° 16' 59" N  5° 29' 29" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 250834
2510141987-05-04 14:18 57° 8' 17" N  7° 10' 53" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 251014
2508581987-05-03 18:52 58° 16' 53" N  5° 49' 48" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 250858
2509021987-05-04 03:43 57° 35' 29" N  6° 58' 53" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 250902
2509991987-05-04 11:20 57° 10' 17" N  6° 38' 29" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 250999
2511671987-05-05 06:05 56° 0' 59" N  6° 40' 17" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 251167
2511791987-05-05 06:56 55° 57' 5" N  6° 34' 41" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 251179
2498081987-04-25 00:47 54° 40' 5" N  5° 29' 11" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 249808
2498451987-04-25 04:21 54° 44' 11" N  5° 14' 53" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 249845
2499491987-04-25 15:20 55° 27' 5" N  5° 29' 11" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 249949
2499501987-04-25 16:13 55° 31' 12" N  5° 23' 5" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 249950
2500111987-04-25 19:48 55° 43' 59" N  5° 21' 54" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 250011
2500351987-04-25 20:39 55° 45' 5" N  5° 15' 59" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 250035
2500841987-04-26 01:47 55° 28' 53" N  5° 0' 53" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 250084
2501031987-04-26 03:36 55° 19' 35" N  5° 7' 41" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 250103
2501761987-04-26 10:57 55° 15' 5" N  5° 47' 35" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 250176
2502561987-04-26 20:52 55° 32' 42" N  6° 29' 24" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 250256
2505691987-04-30 08:27 57° 2' 59" N  9° 12' 59" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 250569
2506251987-04-30 18:18 56° 43' 23" N  7° 39' 41" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 250625
2506981987-05-01 05:34 56° 39' 59" N  6° 7' 5" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 250698
2507171987-05-01 16:52 56° 13' 59" N  6° 1' 59" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 250717
2508221987-05-03 16:23 58° 16' 59" N  5° 17' 59" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 250822
2510381987-05-04 16:17 57° 2' 11" N  6° 49' 30" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 251038
2510631987-05-04 18:02 56° 56' 29" N  6° 28' 59" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 251063
2511311987-05-05 03:41 56° 13' 30" N  6° 57' 41" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 251131
2511801987-05-05 07:47 55° 52' 59" N  6° 28' 59" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 251180
2512111987-05-05 11:45 55° 38' 29" N  5° 57' 0" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 251211
2512231987-05-05 12:28 55° 36' 59" N  5° 52' 59" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 251223
2499131987-04-25 12:11 55° 13' 5" N  5° 38' 23" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 249913
2502201987-04-26 17:55 55° 18' 36" N  6° 41' 23" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 250220
2502441987-04-26 19:45 55° 27' 59" N  6° 33' 29" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 250244
2504041987-04-28 09:42 57° 32' 59" N  13° 0' 0" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 250404
2505331987-04-30 01:03 57° 13' 59" N  10° 2' 47" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 250533
2505571987-04-30 06:12 57° 6' 29" N  9° 24' 41" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 250557
2506741987-05-01 02:22 56° 43' 59" N  6° 27' 0" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 250674
2508461987-05-03 18:00 58° 16' 41" N  5° 39' 29" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 250846
2511181987-05-05 02:46 56° 16' 59" N  7° 4' 59" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 251118
2512961987-05-05 20:48 56° 16' 29" N  6° 5' 5" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 251296
1  Savonius rotor current meter
Moored instrument depth
Date and time
Temperature of the water column
Horizontal velocity of the water column (currents)
Moored instrument depth
Date and time
Temperature of the water column
Horizontal velocity of the water column (currents)

BODC idDate/TimeLocationDoc.
2491021987-05-01 13:00  — 1987-09-01 06:27:54 56° 37' 5" N  6° 25' 0" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 249102