Cruise inventory

RV Sea Vigil SV20C

Cruise summary report

Cruise Info. 
Ship name (ship code)RV Sea Vigil (74S9)
Cruise identifierSV20C
Cruise period1995-04-27 — 1995-04-27
StatusCompleted
Port of departureHull, United Kingdom
Port of returnHull, United Kingdom
PurposeResearch
ObjectivesRV Sea Vigil organic micropollutant survey
Chief scientistDuncan Plummer (Plymouth Marine Laboratory)
ProjectLOIS (RACS)
Cruise reportRV Sea Vigil SV20C cruise report sv20.pdf — access key 'C' (0.87 MB) 
Ocean/sea areas 
GeneralNorth Sea
SpecificHumber Estuary and feeder rivers
Measurements 
Contamination 
Suspended matterQuantity: number of stations = 11
Description: Samples collected for gravimetric, C/N, chlorophyll and DOC analysis.
Other contaminant measurementsQuantity: number of stations = 8
Description: Samples of water, sediments and suspended particles were collected for determination of organic micropollutants.
Biology and fisheries 
Phytoplankton pigs (eg chlorophyll, fluorescence)Quantity: number of stations = 11
Description: Samples collected for gravimetric, C/N, chlorophyll and DOC analysis.
Particulate organic matter (inc POC, PON)Quantity: number of stations = 11
Description: Samples collected for gravimetric, C/N, chlorophyll and DOC analysis.
Dissolved organic matter (inc DOC)Quantity: number of stations = 11
Description: Samples collected for gravimetric, C/N, chlorophyll and DOC analysis.
Data held at BODC 
Discrete samples 
11  Sample taken from ship's non-toxic supplyCarbon concentrations in suspended particulate material
Alkalinity, acidity and pH of the water column
Salinity of the water column
Dissolved organic carbon concentration in the water column
Concentration of suspended particulate material in the water column
Nitrogen concentrations in suspended particulate material
Temperature of the water column
Dissolved oxygen parameters in the water column
15  Water bottle hydrocastConcentration of other organic contaminants in the water column
Alkalinity, acidity and pH of the water column
Salinity of the water column
Concentration of polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons (PAHs) in the water column
Pesticide concentrations in water bodies
Temperature of the water column
Concentration of polychlorobiphenyls (PCBs) in the water column
Dissolved oxygen parameters in the water column