Weather Monitor 78

Cruise plan

Cruise Info. 
Ship name (ship code)Weather Monitor (74WM)
Cruise identifier78
Cruise period1971-07-23 — 1971-08-23
Port of departureGreenock, United Kingdom
Port of returnGreenock, United Kingdom
ObjectivesOccupation of Ocean Weather Station INDIA (59N, 19W)
Chief scientistJ Alistair Lindley (Institute of Marine Environmental Research, Plymouth)
Ocean/sea areas 
GeneralNorth East Atlantic Ocean (limit 40W)
SpecificOcean Weather Station INDIA (59N, 19W)
Physical oceanography 
BathythermographDescription: mechanical
Water bottle stations
Chemical oceanography 
NitrateQuantity: 3
NitriteQuantity: 3
Biology and fisheries 
Primary productivityQuantity: 3
Phytoplankton pigs (eg chlorophyll, fluorescence)Quantity: 24
PhytoplanktonQuantity: 3
ZooplanktonQuantity: 8
Pelagic fishQuantity: number of hauls = 4
Upper air observations
Incident radiation
Occasional standard measurements
Other meteorological measurementsDescription: sea and swell