RRS Challenger CH25
Cruise summary report
|Ship name (ship code)||RRS Challenger (74CH)|
|Cruise period||1988-02-24 — 1988-03-07|
|Port of departure||Troon, United Kingdom|
|Port of return||Oban, United Kingdom|
|Objectives||1. To make CTD transects across the shelf between the Mull of Galloway and Cape Wrath, and to collect radiocaesium samples upon selected transects for Fisheries Radiobiological Laboratory and SURRC, East Kilbride.
2. To service SMBA current meter moorings N1 and N2 near the Wyville-Thomson Ridge and moorings Y in the Tiree Passage, and to retrieve moorings V, W and X in the Little Minch and west of Lewis.
3. To work CTD sections in the vicinity of the Wyville-Thomson Ridge and across Faroe Bank.
4. To work some or all of the CTD stations of the Anton Dohrn Seamount (Ellett Line) section.
|Chief scientist||David J Ellett (Scottish Marine Biological Association)|
|Cruise report||(0.29 MB)|
|General||Inner Seas off the West Coast of Scotland|
North East Atlantic Ocean (limit 40W)
|Specific||Atlantic, West of Scotland|
|Water bottle stations||Quantity: number of stations = 87|
Description: S surface only 62 T/S bottom
|CTD stations||Quantity: number of stations = 62|
|Current meters||Quantity: number of recoveries = 11|
Description: 7 deployed;3 months
|Currents measured from ship drift||Description: floppy cont.|
|Radioactivity||Quantity: number of samples = 69|
Description: samples for Radio-caesium analysis.