Cruise inventory

RRS Challenger CH30

Cruise summary report

Cruise Info. 
Ship name (ship code)RRS Challenger (74CH)
Cruise identifierCH30
Cruise period1988-06-06 — 1988-06-23
StatusCompleted
Port of departureTroon, United Kingdom
Port of returnBarry, United Kingdom
PurposeResearch
Objectives1. To make CTD transects across the Scottish continental shelf between the Mull of Galloway and the Butt of Lewis, and to collect radiocaesium samples upon selected transects.
2. To service SMBA current meter moorings N2 and N3 near the Wyville-Thomson Ridge and mooring Y in the Tiree Passage, and to retrieve five Bidston current meter moorings and two bottom pressure recorders from the St. Kilda shelf and slope.
3. To work CTD sections in the vicinity of the Wyville-Thomson Ridge and across Faroe Bank.
4. To make observations of the distribution of seabirds, especially in relation to feeding flocks and hydrographic structure, and to collect specimens in the North Channel and an offshore area.
5. To work CTD sections on the outer St. Kilda shelf in the vicinity of the Bidston moorings.
6. To work the Ellett Line section between Mull and the Anton Dohrn Seamount.
Chief scientistDavid J Ellett (Scottish Marine Biological Association)
ProjectNANSEN
Coordinating bodyICES
Cruise reportRRS Challenger CH30 cruise report ch30_88.pdf — access key 'C' (0.32 MB) 
Ocean/sea areas 
GeneralInner Seas off the West Coast of Scotland
North East Atlantic Ocean (limit 40W)
SpecificN Atlantic (West of Scotland)
Track chartsRRS Challenger CH30 cruise track — ch30_88track.pdf (0.05 MB) 
Measurements 
Physical oceanography 
Water bottle stationsQuantity: number of stations = 142
Description: 106 S surface 140 S bottom
CTD stationsQuantity: number of stations = 147
Description: 68 in NANSEN data set
Current metersQuantity: number of stations = 7
Description: 8 deployed;4 months
Chemical oceanography 
RadioactivityQuantity: number of samples = 53
Description: water samples for radio-caesium analysis.
Biology and fisheries 
BirdsDescription: continuous throughout the cruise.
Mammals and reptilesDescription: continuous throught the cruise.
Data held at BODC 
Series/Profiles 
147  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.
2630401988-06-11 23:26 60° 38' 59" N  9° 1' 59" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 263040
2630521988-06-12 00:40 60° 30' 59" N  9° 6' 5" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 263052
2630641988-06-12 01:59 60° 23' 5" N  9° 9' 0" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 263064
2630761988-06-12 02:54 60° 20' 6" N  9° 11' 17" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 263076
2630881988-06-12 03:42 60° 18' 36" N  9° 11' 35" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 263088
2631071988-06-12 04:56 60° 15' 59" N  9° 12' 47" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 263107
2631191988-06-12 07:58 60° 28' 35" N  9° 32' 6" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 263119
2631201988-06-12 08:50 60° 25' 59" N  9° 31' 59" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 263120
2631321988-06-12 09:43 60° 24' 59" N  9° 31' 53" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 263132
2631441988-06-12 10:47 60° 23' 42" N  9° 32' 6" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 263144
2631561988-06-12 12:05 60° 19' 59" N  9° 32' 6" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 263156
2631681988-06-12 13:29 60° 16' 41" N  9° 31' 17" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 263168
2631811988-06-12 15:02 60° 12' 54" N  9° 31' 47" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 263181
2631931988-06-12 16:20 60° 9' 29" N  9° 31' 41" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 263193
2632001988-06-12 17:28 60° 6' 23" N  9° 31' 47" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 263200
2632121988-06-12 18:35 60° 6' 35" N  9° 26' 29" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 263212
2632241988-06-12 19:45 60° 6' 23" N  9° 23' 29" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 263224
2632361988-06-12 21:13 60° 6' 35" N  9° 16' 47" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 263236
2632481988-06-12 23:01 60° 6' 29" N  9° 8' 53" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 263248
2626991988-06-08 18:46 56° 44' 5" N  7° 0' 0" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 262699
2627061988-06-08 21:18 56° 44' 29" N  7° 19' 59" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 262706
2627181988-06-08 22:20 56° 43' 59" N  7° 30' 5" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 262718
2627311988-06-08 23:19 56° 43' 59" N  7° 39' 59" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 262731
2627431988-06-10 02:03 60° 25' 12" N  8° 45' 29" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 262743
2624171988-06-06 22:22 54° 39' 41" N  5° 30' 0" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 262417
2624291988-06-06 23:13 54° 41' 23" N  5° 24' 23" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 262429
2624301988-06-07 01:03 54° 42' 54" N  5° 18' 47" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 262430
2624421988-06-07 01:49 54° 44' 47" N  5° 14' 47" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 262442
2624541988-06-07 04:08 54° 46' 23" N  5° 9' 54" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 262454
2624661988-06-07 05:07 54° 47' 53" N  5° 5' 59" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 262466
2624781988-06-07 06:24 54° 57' 11" N  5° 13' 53" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 262478
2624911988-06-07 07:15 55° 1' 5" N  5° 19' 53" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 262491
2625091988-06-07 08:16 55° 5' 6" N  5° 25' 53" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 262509
2625101988-06-07 09:10 55° 9' 5" N  5° 31' 53" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 262510
2625221988-06-07 10:09 55° 13' 11" N  5° 38' 17" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 262522
2625341988-06-07 11:10 55° 17' 5" N  5° 43' 11" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 262534
2625461988-06-07 11:50 55° 15' 18" N  5° 47' 41" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 262546
2625581988-06-07 12:34 55° 13' 5" N  5° 51' 41" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 262558
2625711988-06-07 13:21 55° 11' 17" N  5° 55' 41" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 262571
2625831988-06-07 14:10 55° 9' 23" N  6° 0' 0" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 262583
2625951988-06-07 21:02 55° 46' 17" N  6° 46' 30" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 262595
2626021988-06-07 21:57 55° 46' 12" N  6° 55' 35" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 262602
2626141988-06-07 22:49 55° 46' 5" N  7° 3' 59" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 262614
2626261988-06-07 23:57 55° 45' 59" N  7° 16' 30" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 262626
2626381988-06-08 01:04 55° 45' 59" N  7° 29' 6" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 262638
2626511988-06-08 08:53 56° 39' 59" N  6° 7' 59" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 262651
2626631988-06-08 10:59 56° 41' 35" N  6° 16' 35" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 262663
2626751988-06-08 15:36 56° 43' 59" N  6° 26' 47" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 262675
2626871988-06-08 17:39 56° 43' 59" N  6° 44' 53" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 262687
3802651988-06-10 19:58 59° 58' 0" N  8° 34' 41" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 380265
2638991988-06-19 22:30 57° 21' 59" N  10° 39' 53" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 263899
2639061988-06-20 01:05 57° 17' 59" N  10° 23' 5" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 263906
2639181988-06-20 03:44 57° 13' 59" N  10° 2' 35" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 263918
2639311988-06-20 06:27 57° 8' 59" N  9° 41' 53" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 263931
2639431988-06-20 08:50 57° 6' 0" N  9° 24' 53" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 263943
2639551988-06-20 10:36 57° 2' 59" N  9° 12' 53" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 263955
2639671988-06-20 11:59 57° 0' 0" N  9° 0' 0" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 263967
2639791988-06-20 13:37 56° 56' 47" N  8° 47' 6" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 263979
2639801988-06-20 14:55 56° 52' 53" N  8° 30' 18" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 263980
2639921988-06-20 16:33 56° 50' 11" N  8° 19' 53" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 263992
2640061988-06-20 18:02 56° 46' 48" N  8° 0' 5" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 264006
2640181988-06-20 19:51 56° 43' 59" N  7° 40' 5" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 264018
2638381988-06-19 07:52 58° 9' 29" N  9° 46' 41" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 263838
2638511988-06-19 09:32 58° 9' 29" N  9° 46' 41" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 263851
2638631988-06-19 18:14 57° 27' 54" N  11° 18' 53" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 263863
2638751988-06-19 19:39 57° 27' 0" N  11° 4' 59" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 263875
2638871988-06-19 21:02 57° 23' 53" N  10° 51' 41" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 263887
2633281988-06-13 08:08 60° 19' 30" N  8° 59' 53" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 263328
2633411988-06-13 09:13 60° 22' 30" N  9° 0' 0" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 263341
2633531988-06-13 11:30 60° 21' 59" N  8° 23' 41" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 263353
2633651988-06-13 12:20 60° 19' 47" N  8° 25' 35" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 263365
2633771988-06-13 13:09 60° 18' 41" N  8° 26' 42" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 263377
2633891988-06-13 21:50 60° 6' 29" N  8° 36' 54" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 263389
2633901988-06-13 22:54 60° 9' 23" N  8° 34' 12" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 263390
2634081988-06-14 00:03 60° 12' 29" N  8° 31' 59" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 263408
2634211988-06-14 01:19 60° 15' 0" N  8° 30' 23" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 263421
2634331988-06-14 03:22 60° 18' 59" N  8° 46' 5" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 263433
2634451988-06-14 04:18 60° 17' 53" N  8° 45' 41" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 263445
2634571988-06-14 05:17 60° 14' 47" N  8° 46' 11" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 263457
2634691988-06-14 06:31 60° 12' 54" N  8° 45' 54" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 263469
2634701988-06-14 07:42 60° 9' 59" N  8° 45' 54" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 263470
2634821988-06-14 14:36 59° 10' 47" N  8° 7' 59" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 263482
2634941988-06-14 16:27 59° 8' 5" N  7° 57' 29" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 263494
2635011988-06-14 18:08 59° 5' 11" N  7° 49' 48" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 263501
2635131988-06-14 19:47 59° 2' 35" N  7° 40' 53" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 263513
2635251988-06-14 20:55 59° 1' 17" N  7° 35' 59" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 263525
2635371988-06-14 21:57 59° 0' 5" N  7° 32' 17" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 263537
2635491988-06-14 22:54 58° 58' 30" N  7° 26' 5" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 263549
2635501988-06-15 00:08 58° 53' 24" N  7° 16' 17" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 263550
2635621988-06-15 01:16 58° 48' 23" N  7° 5' 23" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 263562
2635741988-06-15 02:24 58° 43' 30" N  6° 55' 11" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 263574
2635861988-06-15 03:32 58° 38' 29" N  6° 44' 24" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 263586
2635981988-06-15 04:36 58° 33' 29" N  6° 33' 59" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 263598
2636051988-06-15 05:43 58° 28' 30" N  6° 23' 29" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 263605
2636171988-06-15 12:12 57° 42' 54" N  5° 47' 53" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 263617
2636291988-06-15 12:54 57° 42' 59" N  5° 54' 47" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 263629
2636301988-06-15 13:35 57° 42' 59" N  6° 1' 23" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 263630
2636421988-06-15 14:13 57° 42' 59" N  6° 8' 17" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 263642
2636541988-06-15 14:56 57° 45' 0" N  6° 13' 41" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 263654
2636661988-06-15 15:35 57° 47' 5" N  6° 18' 59" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 263666
2636781988-06-15 16:17 57° 48' 53" N  6° 24' 5" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 263678
2636911988-06-15 16:57 57° 50' 53" N  6° 30' 0" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 263691
2637091988-06-15 17:37 57° 52' 59" N  6° 35' 17" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 263709
2637101988-06-15 21:54 58° 17' 5" N  5° 28' 53" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 263710
2637221988-06-15 22:55 58° 16' 59" N  5° 38' 53" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 263722
2637341988-06-15 23:52 58° 16' 59" N  5° 49' 35" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 263734
2637461988-06-16 00:40 58° 16' 59" N  6° 0' 0" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 263746
2637581988-06-16 22:28 58° 5' 6" N  9° 17' 23" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 263758
2637711988-06-16 23:40 58° 6' 23" N  9° 29' 24" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 263771
2637831988-06-17 00:22 58° 6' 59" N  9° 32' 23" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 263783
2637951988-06-17 01:13 58° 7' 35" N  9° 36' 29" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 263795
2638021988-06-17 02:02 58° 7' 48" N  9° 39' 53" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 263802
2638141988-06-17 02:58 58° 8' 29" N  9° 42' 47" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 263814
2638261988-06-17 04:11 58° 9' 5" N  9° 45' 11" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 263826
2632611988-06-13 01:00 60° 6' 17" N  9° 0' 29" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 263261
2632731988-06-13 02:40 60° 10' 53" N  8° 59' 17" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 263273
2632851988-06-13 03:25 60° 12' 54" N  8° 59' 53" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 263285
2632971988-06-13 04:18 60° 14' 35" N  9° 0' 0" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 263297
2633041988-06-13 05:41 60° 15' 41" N  8° 59' 53" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 263304
2633161988-06-13 07:06 60° 17' 23" N  8° 59' 41" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 263316
2627551988-06-10 03:06 60° 21' 54" N  8° 46' 5" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 262755
2627671988-06-10 04:06 60° 18' 59" N  8° 46' 11" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 262767
2627791988-06-10 05:01 60° 16' 59" N  8° 45' 54" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 262779
2627801988-06-10 13:19 60° 15' 5" N  8° 46' 17" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 262780
2627921988-06-10 14:33 60° 12' 59" N  8° 46' 5" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 262792
2628111988-06-10 15:46 60° 9' 59" N  8° 45' 47" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 262811
2628231988-06-10 17:07 60° 5' 6" N  8° 45' 23" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 262823
2628351988-06-10 18:25 60° 0' 0" N  8° 45' 59" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 262835
2628471988-06-10 20:56 59° 57' 59" N  8° 34' 41" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 262847
2628591988-06-10 22:27 60° 1' 12" N  8° 29' 35" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 262859
2628601988-06-10 23:39 60° 4' 53" N  8° 24' 36" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 262860
2628721988-06-11 01:03 60° 8' 59" N  8° 16' 17" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 262872
2628841988-06-11 02:22 60° 12' 23" N  8° 12' 47" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 262884
2628961988-06-11 03:24 60° 14' 29" N  8° 9' 17" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 262896
2629031988-06-11 04:28 60° 16' 48" N  8° 5' 6" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 262903
2629151988-06-11 05:25 60° 20' 6" N  7° 59' 53" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 262915
2629271988-06-11 07:07 60° 26' 42" N  7° 50' 23" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 262927
2629391988-06-11 09:25 60° 35' 6" N  7° 30' 5" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 262939
2629401988-06-11 11:15 60° 40' 35" N  7° 45' 23" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 262940
2629521988-06-11 13:07 60° 45' 59" N  8° 0' 0" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 262952
2629641988-06-11 14:40 60° 49' 30" N  8° 9' 47" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 262964
2629761988-06-11 15:52 60° 52' 59" N  8° 19' 41" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 262976
2629881988-06-11 16:55 60° 56' 29" N  8° 29' 53" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 262988
2630031988-06-11 18:02 61° 4' 59" N  8° 25' 47" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 263003
2630151988-06-11 19:33 61° 0' 0" N  8° 39' 11" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 263015
2630271988-06-11 21:03 60° 54' 59" N  8° 53' 17" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 263027
2630391988-06-11 22:16 60° 46' 48" N  8° 57' 5" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 263039