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Seeker

Cruise summary report

Cruise Info. 
Ship nameSeeker
Cruise period1993-05-18 — 1993-05-24
StatusCompleted
Port of departureBoston, United Kingdom
Port of returnBoston, United Kingdom
PurposeResearch
ObjectivesTo identify and quantify the fate of river-borne nutrients entering the Wash by measuring a wide variety of parameters at five pre-determined sites.
Chief scientistDavid Brian Sivyer (Ministry of Agriculture, Fisheries and Food Lowestoft Fisheries Laboratory)
Cruise reportSeeker  cruise report seeker_may_93.pdf — access key 'C' (0.05 MB) 
Ocean/sea areas 
GeneralNorth Sea
SpecificWash
Measurements 
Physical oceanography 
Surface measurements underway (T,S)
Chemical oceanography 
Oxygen
PhosphateDescription: Samples collected for nutrient flux determination
NitrateDescription: Samples collected for nutrient flux determination
NitriteDescription: Samples collected for nutrient flux determination
SilicateDescription: Samples collected for nutrient flux determination
Contamination 
Suspended matter
Biology and fisheries 
Phytoplankton pigs (eg chlorophyll, fluorescence)