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Cruise inventory

RV Sarsia Western Channel Grid 6

Cruise plan

Cruise Info. 
Ship name (ship code)RV Sarsia (74SR)
Cruise identifierWestern Channel Grid 6
Cruise period1970-12-08 — 1970-12-09
Chief scientistGerald T Boalch (Marine Biological Association of the UK)
Ocean/sea areas 
GeneralEnglish Channel
Bay of Biscay
Physical oceanography 
Water bottle stationsQuantity: number of stations = 11
Description: 3 T
CTD stationsQuantity: number of stations = 11
Transparency (eg transmissometer)Quantity: 2
Chemical oceanography 
PhosphateQuantity: 7
Total - PQuantity: 7
NitrateQuantity: 7
NitriteQuantity: 7
SilicateQuantity: 7
Biology and fisheries 
Primary productivityQuantity: 2
Phytoplankton pigs (eg chlorophyll, fluorescence)Quantity: 3
Particulate organic matter (inc POC, PON)Quantity: 3
Dissolved organic matter (inc DOC)Quantity: 7
Description: organic nitrogen and phosphorus only
PhytoplanktonQuantity: 3
ZooplanktonQuantity: 1
Description: 2 m and 1 m
Eggs and larvaeQuantity: 1
Description: young fish trawl
Other meteorological measurementsDescription: sea and swell