Cruise inventory

RRS Challenger CH73

Cruise summary report

Cruise Info. 
Ship name (ship code)RRS Challenger (74CH)
Cruise identifierCH73
Cruise period1990-11-14 — 1990-12-03
StatusCompleted
Port of departureBarry, United Kingdom
Port of returnTroon, United Kingdom
ObjectivesStructure of tidal and residual flows
Chief scientistJohn H Simpson (University of Wales, Bangor School of Ocean Sciences)
Ocean/sea areas 
GeneralEnglish Channel
Irish Sea and St. George's Channel
SpecificNorth Channel, Clyde Sea and Liverpool Bay
Track chartsRRS Challenger CH73 cruise track — trk3610a.html RRS Challenger CH73 cruise track — trk3610b.html
Measurements 
Physical oceanography 
CTD stationsQuantity: number of stations = 125
Subsurface temperature and salinity measurementsQuantity: track kilometres = 2000
Description: SeaRover (T/S). Vertical profiles of T,S and velocity components every km.
Transparency (eg transmissometer)Quantity: number of stations = 125
Current profiler (eg ADCP)Quantity: track kilometres = 2000
Description: Shipborne ADCP - combined survey with SeaRover (see below)
Chemical oceanography 
NitrateQuantity: number of stations = 50
SilicateQuantity: number of stations = 50
Biology and fisheries 
Phytoplankton pigs (eg chlorophyll, fluorescence)Quantity: number of stations = 125
Moorings, landers, buoys 
Physical oceanography 
Transparency (eg transmissometer)53° 33' 42" N  3° 38' 42" W — Mooring LB2 - surface/bottom moored transmissometers, depl.14 Nov 90,rec Feb 91
Transparency (eg transmissometer)53° 34' 54" N  3° 43' 59" W — Mooring LB3, deployed 14 Nov 1990, recovery due Feb 1991
Current meters55° 13' 54" N  5° 15' 0" W — Mooring CSM3 (4 current meters, 2 with T/S) depl.15 Nov 1990, rec. 1 Dec 1990
Current meters55° 4' 54" N  5° 30' 24" W — Mooring CSM4 (2 current meters, 1 with T/S) depl.15 Nov 1990, not recovered yet
Current meters55° 31' 54" N  4° 59' 30" W — Mooring CSM2 (4 current meters,all with T/S) depl.16 Nov 1990, rec. 2 Dec 1990
Current meters55° 39' 18" N  5° 25' 35" W — Mooring CSM1 (4 current meters,all with T/S) depl.16 Nov 1990,rec. 01 Dec 1990
Current meters53° 33' 42" N  3° 38' 42" W — Mooring LB2 (3 current meters, all with T/S) depl. 14 Nov 1990, rec. due Feb 91
Current meters53° 34' 54" N  3° 43' 59" W — Mooring LB3 (4 current meters,all with T/S) depl. 14 Nov 1990,rec. due Feb 1991
Other physical oceanographic measurements53° 34' 54" N  3° 43' 59" W — Mooring LB3 - surface T/S, deployed 14 Nov 1990, recovery due Feb 1991
Other physical oceanographic measurements55° 13' 54" N  5° 15' 0" W — Mooring CSM3 - surface T/S, deployed 15 Nov 1990, recovered 1 Dec 1990
Other physical oceanographic measurements53° 33' 42" N  3° 38' 42" W — Mooring LB2 - surface T/S, deployed 14 Nov 1990, recovery due Feb 1991
Data held at BODC 
Series/Profiles 
131  CTD/STD cast
Transmittance and attenuance of the water column
Chlorophyll pigment concentrations in water bodies
Vertical spatial coordinates
Salinity of the water column
Temperature of the water column
Dissolved oxygen parameters in the water column
Reference numbers
Transmittance and attenuance of the water column
Chlorophyll pigment concentrations in water bodies
Vertical spatial coordinates
Salinity of the water column
Temperature of the water column
Dissolved oxygen parameters in the water column
Reference numbers

BODC idDate/TimeLocationDoc.
5046211990-11-14 04:26 53° 29' 55" N  4° 0' 4" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 504621
5046331990-11-14 05:14 53° 29' 53" N  3° 50' 4" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 504633
5046451990-11-14 06:01 53° 30' 5" N  3° 39' 59" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 504645
5046571990-11-14 06:43 53° 29' 57" N  3° 30' 21" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 504657
5046691990-11-14 07:51 53° 33' 40" N  3° 38' 34" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 504669
5046701990-11-14 11:08 53° 34' 58" N  3° 30' 15" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 504670
5046821990-11-14 12:15 53° 34' 47" N  3° 40' 36" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 504682
5046941990-11-14 14:05 53° 34' 59" N  3° 50' 12" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 504694
5047011990-11-14 15:07 53° 35' 4" N  4° 0' 11" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 504701
5047131990-11-14 15:59 53° 39' 54" N  4° 0' 0" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 504713
5047251990-11-14 16:43 53° 40' 0" N  3° 50' 10" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 504725
5047371990-11-14 17:37 53° 39' 51" N  3° 39' 54" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 504737
5047491990-11-14 18:42 53° 39' 58" N  3° 30' 0" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 504749
5047501990-11-15 14:47 55° 4' 56" N  5° 30' 7" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 504750
5047621990-11-15 20:55 55° 39' 59" N  5° 24' 55" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 504762
5047741990-11-15 21:35 55° 40' 2" N  5° 25' 13" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 504774
5047861990-11-15 22:31 55° 40' 0" N  5° 25' 41" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 504786
5047981990-11-15 23:34 55° 40' 2" N  5° 25' 5" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 504798
5048051990-11-16 00:34 55° 39' 58" N  5° 25' 17" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 504805
5048171990-11-16 01:34 55° 40' 2" N  5° 25' 17" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 504817
5048291990-11-16 02:32 55° 40' 5" N  5° 25' 21" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 504829
5048301990-11-16 03:33 55° 40' 12" N  5° 25' 29" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 504830
5048421990-11-16 04:40 55° 40' 4" N  5° 25' 16" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 504842
5048541990-11-16 05:30 55° 40' 7" N  5° 25' 14" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 504854
5048661990-11-16 06:33 55° 40' 8" N  5° 25' 13" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 504866
5048781990-11-16 07:32 55° 40' 9" N  5° 25' 34" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 504878
5048911990-11-16 08:39 55° 39' 53" N  5° 25' 23" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 504891
5049091990-11-16 09:31 55° 39' 58" N  5° 25' 1" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 504909
5049101990-11-16 10:02 55° 39' 54" N  5° 25' 6" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 504910
5049221990-11-16 16:51 55° 32' 10" N  4° 59' 3" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 504922
5049341990-11-16 17:35 55° 31' 7" N  4° 53' 6" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 504934
5049461990-11-16 18:18 55° 31' 10" N  4° 46' 56" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 504946
5049581990-11-16 19:22 55° 23' 43" N  4° 51' 28" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 504958
5049711990-11-16 19:57 55° 25' 13" N  4° 56' 49" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 504971
5049831990-11-16 20:34 55° 26' 32" N  5° 1' 51" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 504983
5049951990-11-16 21:40 55° 32' 9" N  4° 58' 52" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 504995
5050091990-11-16 22:32 55° 32' 13" N  4° 58' 55" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 505009
5050101990-11-16 23:29 55° 32' 4" N  4° 58' 56" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 505010
5050221990-11-17 00:33 55° 32' 10" N  4° 58' 44" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 505022
5050341990-11-17 01:34 55° 32' 12" N  4° 59' 2" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 505034
5050461990-11-17 02:33 55° 32' 13" N  4° 58' 56" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 505046
5050581990-11-17 03:36 55° 32' 15" N  4° 59' 19" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 505058
5050711990-11-17 04:35 55° 32' 8" N  4° 58' 54" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 505071
5050831990-11-17 05:32 55° 32' 11" N  4° 59' 0" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 505083
5050951990-11-17 06:33 55° 32' 7" N  4° 58' 54" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 505095
5051021990-11-17 07:33 55° 32' 13" N  4° 58' 55" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 505102
5051141990-11-17 08:30 55° 32' 4" N  4° 59' 5" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 505114
5051261990-11-17 09:31 55° 32' 26" N  4° 58' 58" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 505126
5051381990-11-19 17:15 55° 21' 50" N  5° 16' 54" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 505138
5051511990-11-20 22:45 55° 5' 13" N  5° 30' 45" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 505151
5051631990-11-21 00:10 55° 2' 48" N  5° 35' 19" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 505163
5051751990-11-21 01:23 55° 0' 29" N  5° 40' 33" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 505175
5051871990-11-21 02:43 54° 58' 18" N  5° 46' 45" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 505187
5051991990-11-21 03:37 54° 56' 13" N  5° 51' 1" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 505199
5052061990-11-21 06:36 54° 38' 8" N  5° 28' 56" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 505206
5052181990-11-21 07:39 54° 41' 40" N  5° 23' 35" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 505218
5052311990-11-21 08:38 54° 43' 49" N  5° 18' 31" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 505231
5052431990-11-21 09:49 54° 46' 41" N  5° 13' 54" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 505243
5052551990-11-21 11:31 54° 48' 52" N  5° 7' 32" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 505255
5052671990-11-21 13:15 55° 0' 32" N  5° 21' 1" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 505267
5052791990-11-21 14:46 55° 9' 8" N  5° 36' 13" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 505279
5052801990-11-21 15:33 55° 13' 58" N  5° 40' 34" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 505280
5052921990-11-21 16:12 55° 15' 34" N  5° 48' 11" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 505292
5053111990-11-21 17:49 55° 13' 16" N  5° 54' 58" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 505311
5053231990-11-21 18:33 55° 11' 46" N  5° 58' 34" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 505323
5053351990-11-21 21:42 55° 14' 44" N  5° 33' 20" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 505335
5053471990-11-21 22:37 55° 12' 9" N  5° 26' 39" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 505347
5053591990-11-21 23:21 55° 9' 25" N  5° 22' 10" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 505359
5053601990-11-22 00:25 55° 6' 13" N  5° 11' 22" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 505360
5053721990-11-22 01:11 55° 10' 25" N  5° 5' 43" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 505372
5053841990-11-22 02:07 55° 13' 58" N  5° 14' 40" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 505384
5053961990-11-22 02:54 55° 14' 16" N  5° 21' 48" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 505396
5054031990-11-22 03:34 55° 16' 56" N  5° 27' 51" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 505403
5054151990-11-22 04:20 55° 21' 1" N  5° 25' 37" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 505415
5054271990-11-22 05:05 55° 19' 4" N  5° 18' 10" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 505427
5054391990-11-22 05:54 55° 16' 37" N  5° 9' 6" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 505439
5054401990-11-22 06:46 55° 14' 40" N  5° 0' 54" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 505440
5054521990-11-22 07:27 55° 19' 19" N  4° 57' 27" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 505452
5054641990-11-22 08:09 55° 21' 41" N  5° 4' 27" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 505464
5054761990-11-22 09:05 55° 23' 12" N  5° 14' 21" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 505476
5054881990-11-22 09:47 55° 24' 23" N  5° 21' 10" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 505488
5055071990-11-22 10:36 55° 25' 58" N  5° 28' 43" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 505507
5055191990-11-22 17:02 55° 26' 33" N  5° 1' 46" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 505519
5055201990-11-22 17:54 55° 25' 13" N  4° 56' 48" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 505520
5055321990-11-22 18:29 55° 23' 43" N  4° 51' 38" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 505532
5055441990-11-22 19:30 55° 31' 8" N  4° 46' 48" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 505544
5055561990-11-22 20:05 55° 31' 8" N  4° 52' 56" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 505556
5055681990-11-22 20:46 55° 32' 6" N  4° 58' 51" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 505568
5055811990-11-22 22:10 55° 38' 16" N  5° 1' 22" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 505581
5055931990-11-22 23:09 55° 39' 38" N  4° 56' 21" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 505593
5056001990-11-23 00:19 55° 41' 57" N  5° 8' 58" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 505600
5056121990-11-23 01:23 55° 45' 53" N  5° 15' 15" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 505612
5056241990-11-23 03:21 55° 59' 48" N  5° 22' 1" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 505624
5056361990-11-23 03:55 55° 57' 52" N  5° 22' 15" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 505636
5056481990-11-23 04:36 55° 55' 36" N  5° 22' 56" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 505648
5056611990-11-23 05:11 55° 53' 27" N  5° 23' 0" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 505661
5056731990-11-23 05:52 55° 50' 35" N  5° 19' 46" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 505673
5056851990-11-23 06:23 55° 49' 1" N  5° 15' 58" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 505685
5056971990-11-23 09:23 55° 56' 30" N  4° 53' 50" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 505697
5057041990-11-23 10:21 55° 58' 3" N  4° 44' 0" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 505704
5057161990-11-23 11:47 55° 52' 1" N  4° 56' 28" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 505716
5057281990-11-23 12:53 55° 46' 40" N  4° 58' 41" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 505728
5057411990-11-23 13:42 55° 43' 40" N  4° 58' 40" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 505741
5057531990-11-23 15:43 55° 42' 28" N  5° 19' 38" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 505753
5057651990-11-23 22:36 55° 40' 19" N  5° 24' 46" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 505765
5057771990-11-23 23:46 55° 35' 37" N  5° 25' 21" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 505777
5057891990-11-24 01:10 55° 30' 13" N  5° 26' 36" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 505789
5057901990-11-24 14:14 55° 26' 38" N  5° 1' 46" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 505790
5058081990-11-24 15:53 55° 32' 12" N  4° 58' 52" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 505808
5058211990-11-25 10:15 55° 51' 19" N  5° 1' 46" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 505821
5058331990-11-25 10:43 55° 52' 14" N  5° 3' 12" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 505833
5058451990-11-25 11:19 55° 53' 58" N  5° 3' 43" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 505845
5058571990-11-25 11:56 55° 56' 10" N  5° 4' 20" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 505857
5058691990-11-28 14:40 53° 34' 45" N  3° 44' 19" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 505869
5058701990-11-28 15:27 53° 33' 29" N  3° 38' 30" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 505870
5058821990-11-30 13:53 54° 47' 1" N  5° 16' 55" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 505882
5058941990-12-01 16:24 55° 26' 1" N  5° 28' 52" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 505894
5059011990-12-01 18:52 55° 30' 1" N  5° 26' 20" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 505901
5059131990-12-01 19:43 55° 35' 19" N  5° 25' 18" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 505913
5059251990-12-01 20:38 55° 40' 3" N  5° 25' 5" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 505925
5059371990-12-01 21:23 55° 42' 25" N  5° 19' 54" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 505937
5059491990-12-01 22:10 55° 45' 51" N  5° 15' 28" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 505949
5059501990-12-01 23:01 55° 41' 49" N  5° 9' 2" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 505950
5059621990-12-01 23:53 55° 38' 21" N  5° 1' 57" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 505962
5059741990-12-02 00:53 55° 32' 17" N  4° 59' 9" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 505974
5059861990-12-02 02:11 55° 26' 25" N  5° 2' 10" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 505986
5059981990-12-02 02:54 55° 21' 43" N  5° 4' 54" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 505998
5060011990-12-02 04:32 55° 31' 10" N  4° 46' 55" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 506001
5060131990-12-02 05:09 55° 31' 14" N  4° 53' 1" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 506013
5060251990-12-02 07:58 55° 32' 3" N  4° 58' 55" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 506025
5060371990-12-02 09:39 55° 32' 46" N  4° 48' 29" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 506037