Cruise inventory

RV Sarsia 5/71

Cruise plan

Cruise Info. 
Ship name (ship code)RV Sarsia (74SR)
Cruise identifier5/71
Cruise period1971-07-06 — 1971-07-08
ObjectivesWestern Channel Grid
Chief scientistGerald T Boalch (Marine Biological Association of the UK)
Ocean/sea areas 
GeneralEnglish Channel
Irish Sea and St. George's Channel
Physical oceanography 
BathythermographQuantity: number of profiles = 16
Description: mechanical
Water bottle stationsQuantity: number of stations = 20
Description: 3 T bottom
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 & phosphorus only
PhytoplanktonQuantity: 10
ZooplanktonQuantity: 1
Description: 2m young fish trawl
Eggs and larvaeQuantity: 1
Description: 2m young fish trawl
Other meteorological measurementsDescription: sea and swell