Cruise inventory

FRV Mara 5/68

Cruise summary report

Cruise Info. 
Ship name (ship code)FRV Mara (74MR)
Cruise identifier5/68
Cruise period1968-05-20 — 1968-05-29
Port of departureBuckie, United Kingdom
Port of returnBuckie, United Kingdom
Objectives500 bottom drift indicators were released between 2 stations near Buckie.
A current meter mooring deployed near Rosehearty. 4 parachute drogues were released here and the other buoy.

Work was curtailed due to persistent dense fog.
Chief scientistHarry D Dooley (Department of Agriculture and Fisheries for Scotland Aberdeen Marine Laboratory)
Cruise reportFRV Mara 5/68 cruise report mara5_68.pdf — access key 'C' (0.14 MB) 
Ocean/sea areas 
GeneralNorth Sea
Physical oceanography 
Water bottle stationsQuantity: number of stations = 9
Surface drifters/drifting buoysQuantity: number of deployments = 500
Description: parach.drogue/curr.cross/bottom
Other physical oceanographic measurementsDescription: current msmnt. from moored ocean.stat.
Routine standard measurements