Cruise inventory

RV Ernest Holt 7/68

Cruise summary report

Cruise Info. 
Ship name (ship code)RV Ernest Holt (74EH)
Cruise identifier7/68
Cruise period1968-08-16 — 1968-09-14
StatusCompleted
Port of departureGrimsby, United Kingdom
Port of returnGrimsby, United Kingdom
PurposeResearch
Objectives1. To participate in the international survey of 0-group fish in the north-east Arctic.
2. To continue the development of echo survey techniques, particularly the estimation of target strength of individual fish.
3. To use the expendable bathytherrograph system at the synoptic hours and radio the results to the laboratory daily.
4, To obtain core samples of the bottom sediment for Dr. P. G. W. Jones.
5. To continue investigations on the flagellate flora of the Barents Sea.
6. To undertake a tin-tow net survey off Whitby for herring larvae.
Chief scientistBrian W Jones (Ministry of Agriculture, Fisheries and Food Lowestoft Fisheries Laboratory)
Cruise reportRV Ernest Holt 7/68 cruise report ernest_holt07_68.pdf — access key 'C' (0.22 MB) 
Ocean/sea areas 
GeneralNorwegian Sea
Measurements 
Physical oceanography 
Surface measurements underway (T,S)Description: T only
BathythermographQuantity: number of profiles = 26
Water bottle stationsQuantity: number of stations = 36
GEK
Meteorology 
Routine standard measurements