RRS Challenger CH143

Cruise summary report

Cruise Info. 
Ship name (ship code)RRS Challenger (74CH)
Cruise identifierCH143
Cruise period1999-05-24 — 1999-06-09
Port of departureGovan, United Kingdom
Port of returnOban, United Kingdom
ObjectivesRecovery of BENBO Moorings A, B, C. Ellett Line standard hydrographic survey. Physical, biological and chemical surveys of shelf depressions, Stanton Deep and Muck Deep. Deploy moorings in Muck Deep and Tiree Passage.
Chief scientistKen Jones (Scottish Association for Marine Science)
Coordinating bodyDML/CCMS
Ocean/sea areas 
GeneralNorth East Atlantic Ocean (limit 40W)
SpecificRockall Channel
Physical oceanography 
BathythermographQuantity: number of profiles = 11
Description: XBT drops
CTD stationsQuantity: number of profiles = 43
Description: CTD casts
Data held at BODC 
Discrete samples 
41  CTD frame plus rosette samplerTransmittance and attenuance of the water column
Temperature of the water column
Dissolved oxygen parameters in the water column
Salinity of the water column
Density of the water column
Raw light meter output
Raw fluorometer output