RV Sarsia 1/71

Cruise plan

Cruise Info. 
Ship name (ship code)RV Sarsia (74SR)
Cruise identifier1/71
Cruise period1971-03-01 — 1971-03-03
ObjectivesWestern Channel Grid
Chief scientistGerald T Boalch (Marine Biological Association of the UK)
Ocean/sea areas 
GeneralEnglish Channel
Physical oceanography 
Water bottle stationsQuantity: number of stations = 19
Description: 3 T bottom
CTD stationsQuantity: number of stations = 19
Transparency (eg transmissometer)Quantity: 3
Chemical oceanography 
PhosphateQuantity: 15
Total - PQuantity: 15
NitrateQuantity: 15
NitriteQuantity: 15
SilicateQuantity: 15
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: 15
Description: organic nitrogen & phosphorus only
PhytoplanktonQuantity: 9
ZooplanktonQuantity: 1
Description: 2m young fish trawl
Eggs and larvaeQuantity: 1
Description: 2m young fish trawl
Other meteorological measurementsDescription: sea and swell