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Cruise summary report
|Ship name||Wessex Explorer|
|Cruise period||1982-04-25 — 1982-04-26|
|Port of departure||Dartmouth, United Kingdom|
|Port of return||Dartmouth, United Kingdom|
|Objectives||1. To carry out a detailed bathymetric survey of part of the sandwave field on the eastern flank of the Skerries Bank. This area was last surveyed in detail in 1977 and it is intended to compare the two surveys in order to study the long period changes in sandwave morphology.
2. To carry out survey lines along the track of the SAR 580 float during the studies conducted in July 1982.
|Chief scientist||D Nicholas Langhorne (Institute of Oceanographic Sciences Taunton)|
|Cruise report||(0.11 MB)|
|General||Irish Sea and St. George's Channel|
|Geology and geophysics|
|Single-beam echosounding||Quantity: 60|