RV Sarsia Turbl IV
Cruise summary report
|Ship name (ship code)||RV Sarsia (74SR)|
|Cruise identifier||Turbl IV|
|Cruise period||1977-03-01 — 1977-03-13|
|Port of departure||Plymouth, United Kingdom|
|Port of return||Plymouth, United Kingdom|
|Objectives||1. Comparative measurements of sand transport between sand impact probe, self-generated noise, underwater TV observtions, pumped sampling and an optical siltmeter.
2. Velocity profile measurements concentrating on (a) measurements on the accelerating part of the tidal cycle, (b) measurements at 8 levels throughout the water depth to examine boundary layer thickness.
3. Deployment of a Marconi current meter system in the trough of sand wave on the Skerries Bank for D N Langhorne.
|Chief scientist||Keith Dyer (Institute of Oceanographic Sciences Taunton)|
|Cruise report||(0.19 MB)|
|CTD stations||Quantity: number of stations = 1|
|Current meters||Quantity: 7|
|Geology and geophysics|
|Dredge||Quantity: number of deployments = 1|
Description: pumped; physical analysis of sediments
|Grab||Quantity: number of samples = 1|
|Bottom photography||Quantity: 1|