Planned maintenance — 18th January 2018 12:00 to 22nd January 2018 09:00 [more]

Cruise inventory

Silver Spray

Cruise plan

Cruise Info. 
Ship nameSilver Spray
Cruise period1973-01-01 — 1973-12-31
ObjectivesJoint with Cuma.
Chief scientistErnest Naylor (University of Liverpool Port Erin Marine Laboratory)
Physical oceanography 
Surface measurements underway (T,S)Quantity: number of stations = 1
Description: S only
Water bottle stationsQuantity: number of stations = 1
Description: S only
Chemical oceanography 
OxygenQuantity: 2
PhosphateQuantity: 2
NitrateQuantity: 2
NitriteQuantity: 2
AlkalinityQuantity: 2
Biology and fisheries 
Phytoplankton pigs (eg chlorophyll, fluorescence)Quantity: 2
Description: chlorophyll-a
BirdsDescription: counts of auks at sel.breeding sts.on the Isle of Man
Pelagic fishDescription: herring
CrustaceansDescription: nephrops; behavioral problems; in The Hebrides in mid-september