Cruise inventory

RRS Challenger CH75B

Cruise summary report

Cruise Info. 
Ship name (ship code)RRS Challenger (74CH)
Cruise identifierCH75B
Cruise period1991-02-23 — 1991-03-03
StatusCompleted
Port of departureOban, United Kingdom
Port of returnTroon, United Kingdom
PurposeResearch
Objectives1. To work the Anton Dohrn Seamount (Ellett Line) CTD section to maintain a WOCE time series.
2. To collect large volume water samples and CTD profiles at standard positions between the Sound of Mull and the shelf-edge for radiocaesium studies.
3. To service the DML current meter mooring in the Tiree Passage.
Chief scientistDavid J Ellett (Dunstaffnage Marine Laboratory)
ProjectWOCE
Coordinating bodyWOCE SSG
Cruise reportRRS Challenger CH75B cruise report ch75_91.pdf — access key 'C' (0.44 MB) 
Ocean/sea areas 
GeneralNorth East Atlantic Ocean (limit 40W)
SpecificScottish Continental Shelf, Rockall Trough, N. Channel
Track chartsRRS Challenger CH75B cruise track — trk3864.html
Measurements 
Physical oceanography 
Surface measurements underway (T,S)Quantity: number of samples = 11
Description: salinity samples, Rockall Trough and North Channel
BathythermographQuantity: number of profiles = 12
Description: XBT along Rockall-Malin Head Section
CTD stationsQuantity: number of stations = 59
Current metersQuantity: number of stations = 1
Description: 1 cm deployed
Biology and fisheries 
PhytobenthosQuantity: number of hauls = 5
Description: Multiple corer & Epibenthic sled hauls
ZoobenthosQuantity: number of deployments = 8
Description: Multiple corer, Agassiz trawls & Epibenthic sled hauls
Pelagic fishQuantity: number of hauls = 1
Description: Rectangular midwater trawl
Demersal fishQuantity: number of hauls = 9
Description: Rectangular midwater trawl, Otter trawls & Agassiz trawls
Moorings, landers, buoys 
Physical oceanography 
Current meters56° 37' 0" N  6° 24' 0" W — Mooring laid 24 Feb recovery in July, sounding 47m, Aanderaa cms at 27m & 37m
Data held at BODC 
Series/Profiles 
54  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.
3828371991-03-01 23:51 55° 46' 0" N  6° 55' 29" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 382837
3828491991-03-02 00:38 55° 45' 54" N  6° 46' 30" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 382849
3828501991-03-02 01:26 55° 46' 0" N  6° 37' 30" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 382850
3828621991-03-02 02:00 55° 46' 0" N  6° 30' 53" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 382862
3828741991-03-02 04:36 55° 42' 0" N  6° 22' 12" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 382874
3828861991-03-02 05:21 55° 37' 23" N  6° 25' 41" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 382886
3828981991-03-02 06:10 55° 32' 48" N  6° 30' 0" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 382898
3829051991-03-02 06:57 55° 28' 0" N  6° 33' 29" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 382905
3829171991-03-02 07:45 55° 23' 17" N  6° 37' 12" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 382917
3829291991-03-02 08:37 55° 18' 42" N  6° 40' 59" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 382929
3829301991-03-02 09:29 55° 13' 59" N  6° 45' 0" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 382930
3824201991-02-24 21:48 56° 43' 59" N  7° 20' 17" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 382420
3824321991-02-24 22:48 56° 43' 59" N  7° 30' 0" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 382432
3824441991-02-24 23:59 56° 43' 59" N  7° 40' 0" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 382444
3824561991-02-25 02:28 56° 46' 48" N  7° 59' 42" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 382456
3824681991-02-26 14:13 56° 49' 59" N  8° 19' 59" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 382468
3824811991-02-26 15:15 56° 52' 59" N  8° 29' 53" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 382481
3824931991-02-26 17:16 56° 56' 53" N  8° 46' 47" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 382493
3825001991-02-26 18:35 57° 0' 0" N  9° 0' 0" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 382500
3825121991-02-26 20:18 57° 2' 53" N  9° 13' 0" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 382512
3823521991-02-24 08:21 56° 40' 5" N  6° 8' 17" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 382352
3823641991-02-24 09:54 56° 41' 6" N  6° 16' 54" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 382364
3823761991-02-24 10:48 56° 43' 59" N  6° 27' 0" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 382376
3823881991-02-24 11:00 56° 43' 59" N  6° 27' 0" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 382388
3824071991-02-24 18:05 56° 43' 59" N  6° 44' 35" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 382407
3824191991-02-24 19:20 56° 43' 59" N  7° 0' 0" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 382419
3825241991-02-26 21:44 57° 6' 0" N  9° 25' 0" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 382524
3825361991-02-27 00:12 57° 8' 59" N  9° 41' 53" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 382536
3825481991-02-27 03:44 57° 13' 59" N  10° 3' 6" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 382548
3825611991-02-27 06:55 57° 17' 59" N  10° 22' 59" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 382561
3825731991-02-27 10:00 57° 22' 0" N  10° 40' 11" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 382573
3825851991-02-27 12:42 57° 23' 48" N  10° 52' 0" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 382585
3825971991-02-27 15:10 57° 27' 0" N  11° 4' 59" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 382597
3826041991-02-27 16:49 57° 27' 54" N  11° 19' 0" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 382604
3826161991-02-27 18:17 57° 28' 59" N  11° 32' 12" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 382616
3826281991-02-27 21:23 57° 29' 30" N  11° 51' 6" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 382628
3826411991-02-28 00:26 57° 30' 24" N  12° 15' 6" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 382641
3826531991-02-28 03:35 57° 31' 59" N  12° 37' 59" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 382653
3826651991-02-28 05:57 57° 32' 30" N  12° 52' 0" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 382665
3826771991-02-28 07:34 57° 33' 6" N  12° 59' 53" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 382677
3826891991-02-28 09:25 57° 34' 0" N  13° 19' 54" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 382689
3826901991-02-28 10:57 57° 34' 59" N  13° 38' 5" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 382690
3827081991-02-28 16:31 56° 58' 5" N  12° 33' 11" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 382708
3827211991-03-01 02:12 56° 26' 6" N  11° 3' 17" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 382721
3827331991-03-01 10:20 55° 55' 59" N  9° 37' 54" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 382733
3827451991-03-01 12:34 55° 52' 0" N  9° 26' 59" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 382745
3827571991-03-01 14:29 55° 46' 59" N  9° 16' 0" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 382757
3827691991-03-01 15:39 55° 45' 54" N  8° 59' 48" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 382769
3827701991-03-01 17:24 55° 46' 0" N  8° 30' 0" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 382770
3827821991-03-01 19:14 55° 46' 0" N  7° 59' 53" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 382782
3827941991-03-01 20:26 55° 46' 0" N  7° 41' 23" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 382794
3828011991-03-01 21:18 55° 46' 0" N  7° 28' 54" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 382801
3828131991-03-01 22:10 55° 46' 0" N  7° 16' 23" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 382813
3828251991-03-01 23:05 55° 46' 0" N  7° 4' 0" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 382825