Cruise inventory

RRS Frederick Russell FR1/87 cruise 11

Cruise summary report

Cruise Info. 
Ship name (ship code)RRS Frederick Russell (74GG)
Cruise identifierFR1/87 cruise 11
Cruise period1987-02-03 — 1987-02-24
Port of departurePlymouth, United Kingdom
Port of returnPlymouth, United Kingdom
ObjectivesZooplankton survey; hydrography; nutrients, sedimentation. FR/11/87.Plankton in Winter
Chief scientistJ Alistair Lindley (Institute of Marine Environmental Research, Plymouth)
Cruise reportRRS Frederick Russell FR1/87 cruise 11 cruise report frederick_russell1_87.pdf — access key 'C' (0.60 MB) 
Ocean/sea areas 
GeneralEnglish Channel
North Sea
Irish Sea and St. George's Channel
North East Atlantic Ocean (limit 40W)
SpecificSouthern North Sea; St. George’s Channel; Irish Sea; Celtic Sea
Track chartsRRS Frederick Russell FR1/87 cruise 11 cruise track — trk3266.html
Physical oceanography 
Surface measurements underway (T,S)Quantity: track kilometres = 11556.48
CTD stationsQuantity: number of stations = 7
Subsurface temperature and salinity measurementsQuantity: track kilometres = 1307.512
Chemical oceanography 
PhosphateQuantity: track kilometres = 2204
Description: sample nos.
NitrateQuantity: track kilometres = 2204
Description: sample nos.
NitriteQuantity: track kilometres = 2204
Description: sample nos.
AmmoniaQuantity: 190
Description: sample nos.
SilicateQuantity: track kilometres = 2204
Description: sample nos.
RadioactivityQuantity: number of samples = 22
IsotopesQuantity: 22
Other chemical oceanographic measurementsQuantity: 190
Description: sample nos.;urea
Biology and fisheries 
Primary productivityQuantity: 1
Particulate organic matter (inc POC, PON)Quantity: 8
Description: in zooplankton
Biochemical measurements (eg lipids, amino acids)Quantity: 8
PhytoplanktonQuantity: 26
ZooplanktonQuantity: 26
Description: survey:distribution,biomass determination,population structures
Other biological/fisheries measurementQuantity: 40
Description: particle size/frequency distribution
Geology and geophysics 
GrabQuantity: number of samples = 15
Core - soft bottomQuantity: number of cores = 10
Description: station nos.
In-situ seafloor measurement/samplingQuantity: 4
Description: radioactivity msmnts.