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RRS Challenger CH14/82

Cruise summary report

Cruise Info. 
Ship name (ship code)RRS Challenger (74CH)
Cruise identifierCH14/82
Cruise period1982-09-24 — 1982-10-13
StatusCompleted
Port of departureBarry, United Kingdom
Port of returnInvergordon, United Kingdom
PurposeResearch
ObjectivesThe main objective of this cruise was the deployment of current meters and pressure gauges north of the Wyville-Thomson Ridge as part of the UK continental slope experiment.
Chief scientistW John Gould (Institute of Oceanographic Sciences Wormley Laboratory)
ProjectCONSLEX
Cruise reportRRS Challenger CH14/82 cruise report ch14_82.pdf — access key 'C' (0.22 MB) 
Ocean/sea areas 
GeneralNorth East Atlantic Ocean (limit 40W)
SpecificN. Wyville/ Thompson Ridge
Track chartsRRS Challenger CH14/82 cruise track — trk2842a.html RRS Challenger CH14/82 cruise track — trk2842b.html
Measurements 
Physical oceanography 
Surface measurements underway (T,S)
CTD stationsQuantity: number of stations = 17
Current metersQuantity: number of stations = 10
Description: 10 moorings deployed,each with 2 or 3 c.m.
Current profiler (eg ADCP)Quantity: number of profiles = 4
Description: current profiles
Meteorology 
Routine standard measurementsQuantity: activity duration in days = 4
Geology and geophysics 
Core - soft bottomQuantity: number of cores = 4
Multi-beam echosoundingQuantity: track kilometres = 350