Cruise inventory

RRS Frederick Russell FR2/87

Cruise summary report

Cruise Info. 
Ship name (ship code)RRS Frederick Russell (74GG)
Cruise identifierFR2/87
Cruise period1987-02-27 — 1987-03-13
Port of departurePlymouth, United Kingdom
Port of returnPlymouth, United Kingdom
ObjectivesPhysical oceanography. Slope Expt.Ps2 1
Chief scientistRobin D Pingree (Marine Biological Association of the UK)
Cruise reportRRS Frederick Russell FR2/87 cruise report frederick_russell2_87.pdf — access key 'C' (0.13 MB) 
Ocean/sea areas 
GeneralEnglish Channel
Celtic Sea
Bay of Biscay
SpecificBay of Biscay/ Western Approaches
Track chartsRRS Frederick Russell FR2/87 cruise track — frederick_russell2_87track.pdf (0.02 MB) 
Physical oceanography 
Surface measurements underway (T,S)
Water bottle stationsDescription: S surface only
CTD stationsQuantity: number of stations = 17
Description: 9006 STD used
Transparency (eg transmissometer)
Current metersQuantity: number of stations = 9
Description: 15 deployed,6 long term;10 days
Chemical oceanography 
Biology and fisheries 
PhytoplanktonDescription: fluorescence