Cruise inventory

RV Ernest Holt 8/69

Cruise summary report

Cruise Info. 
Ship name (ship code)RV Ernest Holt (74EH)
Cruise identifier8/69
Cruise period1969-08-13 — 1969-09-10
StatusCompleted
Port of departureGrimsby, United Kingdom
Port of returnGrimsby, United Kingdom
PurposeResearch
Objectives1. To participate in the International Barents Sea 0-group fish survey with vessels from Norway and USSR.
2. To continue the development of echo survey techniques.
3. To work the hydrographic sections on our part of the survey grid.
4. To obtain flagellate flora samples for Dr Reynolds.
5. To collect cod blood and sea water samples for the Fisheries Radiobiological
laboratory.
6. To transport live specimens of Zoarces from Tromso to the laboratory and also to catch and keep alive 0-group redfish for Dr Purdom.
7. To obtain samples of Balanus balanoidea from Spitsbergen for Mr Cook
(Menai Science Laboratories, Menai Bridge).
Chief scientistBrian W Jones (Ministry of Agriculture, Fisheries and Food Lowestoft Fisheries Laboratory)
Cruise reportRV Ernest Holt 8/69 cruise report ernest_holt08_69.pdf — access key 'C' (0.22 MB) 
Ocean/sea areas 
GeneralBarents Sea
Measurements 
Physical oceanography 
Surface measurements underway (T,S)Quantity: 119
Description: T only
Water bottle stationsQuantity: number of stations = 33
Meteorology 
Routine standard measurements