Cruise inventory

RRS Frederick Russell FR7/85

Cruise summary report

Cruise Info. 
Ship name (ship code)RRS Frederick Russell (74GG)
Cruise identifierFR7/85
Cruise period1985-08-21 — 1985-09-03
Port of departureBirkenhead, United Kingdom
Port of returnFalmouth, United Kingdom
ObjectivesHydrographic surveys: current meters, waves, met., HF RADAR (coastal). Celtic Sea 1985
Chief scientistM John Howarth (Institute of Oceanographic Sciences Bidston Laboratory)
Cruise reportRRS Frederick Russell FR7/85 cruise report frederick_russell7and9_85.pdf — access key 'C' (0.65 MB) 
Ocean/sea areas 
GeneralIrish Sea and St. George's Channel
Bristol Channel
SpecificIrish Sea/St. George’s Channel
Track chartsRRS Frederick Russell FR7/85 cruise track — trk3163a.html RRS Frederick Russell FR7/85 cruise track — trk3163b.html RRS Frederick Russell FR7/85 cruise track — trk3163c.html
Physical oceanography 
Surface measurements underway (T,S)
CTD stationsQuantity: number of stations = 30
Current metersQuantity: number of stations = 32
Description: 5 recovered;9 days
Surface drifters/drifting buoysQuantity: number of stations = 1
Description: Met. Buoys
Sea level (inc. bot. press., inverted echosounder)Quantity: number of stations = 4
Description: pressure recorders
Instrumented wave measurementsQuantity: number of stations = 2
Description: thermistor chain