Cruise inventory

RV Ernest Holt 8/68

Cruise summary report

Cruise Info. 
Ship name (ship code)RV Ernest Holt (74EH)
Cruise identifier8/68
Cruise period1968-09-24 — 1968-10-22
StatusCompleted
Port of departureGrimsby, United Kingdom
Port of returnYarmouth, United Kingdom
PurposeResearch
Objectives(a) (i) Tin Townet herring larval survey - Shetland (ICES programme)
(ii) Collection of material for genetic studies.
(iii) Testing of chloride and Ramsay freezing point determination apparatus under sea conditions.
(b) (i) Comparative fishing on Rockall Bank (with RV EXPLORER, Aberdeen)
(ii) Hydrography of Rockall Bank,
(iii) Testing of Chloride and freezing point determination apparatus
under sea condition (cont.)
(c) Tin-townet herring larval survey - Whitby.
(d) Collection of live plaice for breeding experiments.
Chief scientistTerrence D Iles (Ministry of Agriculture, Fisheries and Food Lowestoft Fisheries Laboratory)
Cruise reportRV Ernest Holt 8/68 cruise report ernest_holt08_68.pdf — access key 'C' (0.25 MB) 
Ocean/sea areas 
GeneralEnglish Channel
North Atlantic Ocean
Measurements 
Physical oceanography 
Surface measurements underway (T,S)Description: T only
BathythermographQuantity: number of profiles = 50
Description: mechanical
Water bottle stationsQuantity: number of stations = 61
Chemical oceanography 
Oxygen
Biology and fisheries 
PhytoplanktonQuantity: 81
Meteorology 
Routine standard measurements