Cruise inventory

RRS Frederick Russell FR9/85

Cruise summary report

Cruise Info. 
Ship name (ship code)RRS Frederick Russell (74GG)
Cruise identifierFR9/85
Cruise period1985-10-01 — 1985-10-15
StatusCompleted
Port of departureFalmouth, United Kingdom
Port of returnMilford Haven, United Kingdom
PurposeResearch
ObjectivesVertical profiles of current, near surface currents, environmental measurements (including coastal HF radar). Celtic Sea 1985
Chief scientistAlan J Harrison (Institute of Oceanographic Sciences Bidston Laboratory)
Cruise reportRRS Frederick Russell FR9/85 cruise report frederick_russell7and9_85.pdf — access key 'C' (0.65 MB) 
Ocean/sea areas 
GeneralIrish Sea and St. George's Channel
SpecificS. Irish coast (just off)
Track chartsRRS Frederick Russell FR9/85 cruise track — trk3164a.html RRS Frederick Russell FR9/85 cruise track — trk3164b.html
Measurements 
Physical oceanography 
Surface measurements underway (T,S)
CTD stationsQuantity: number of stations = 48
Current metersQuantity: number of stations = 19
Description: recovered only;40 days
Surface drifters/drifting buoysQuantity: number of deployments = 1
Description: recovered after 30 days
Sea level (inc. bot. press., inverted echosounder)Quantity: number of stations = 3
Description: recovered after 40 days
Instrumented wave measurementsQuantity: number of stations = 1
Description: recovered after 40 days