RV Sarsia Western Channel Grid 4

Cruise plan

Cruise Info. 
Ship name (ship code)RV Sarsia (74SR)
Cruise identifierWestern Channel Grid 4
Cruise period1970-07-06 — 1970-07-08
Chief scientistGerald T Boalch (Marine Biological Association of the UK)
Ocean/sea areas 
GeneralEnglish Channel
Bay of Biscay
Physical oceanography 
BathythermographQuantity: number of profiles = 16
Description: mechanical
Water bottle stationsQuantity: number of stations = 20
Description: 1 T
CTD stationsQuantity: number of stations = 20
Transparency (eg transmissometer)Quantity: 3
Chemical oceanography 
PhosphateQuantity: 16
Total - PQuantity: 16
NitrateQuantity: 16
NitriteQuantity: 16
SilicateQuantity: 16
Biology and fisheries 
Primary productivityQuantity: 3
Phytoplankton pigs (eg chlorophyll, fluorescence)Quantity: 3
Particulate organic matter (inc POC, PON)Quantity: 3
Dissolved organic matter (inc DOC)Quantity: 16
Description: organic nitrogen and phosphorus only
PhytoplanktonQuantity: 10
ZooplanktonQuantity: 1
Description: 2 m and 1 m
Eggs and larvaeQuantity: 1
Description: young fish trawl
Other meteorological measurementsDescription: sea and swell