Cruise inventory

MV Dawn Sky DSK1/87

Cruise summary report

Cruise Info. 
Ship name (ship code)MV Dawn Sky (74GS)
Cruise identifierDSK1/87
Cruise period1987-03-10 — 1987-03-23
StatusCompleted
Port of departureLowestoft, United Kingdom
Port of returnLowestoft, United Kingdom
Objectives1. To service 6 standard current meter moorings in the Eastern Irish Sea, positions M, P, Q, R, S and V and establish 1 mooring at position W.
2. To recover the Near Bed Velocity recorder (NBVR) and its 3 guard buoys from position 6 and relay at position 7.
3. To perform 12hr, NBVR and anchor stations at positions 8, 9, 10, 12, 13, 14 (time permitting).
4. To perform CTD sections between the Isle of Man and the Scottish, English/Welsh coast.
5. To take water samples for Cs analysis in the area.
6. To lay Sea Bed Drifters at two sites east of the Isle of Wight.
Chief scientistJohn W Read (Ministry of Agriculture, Fisheries and Food Lowestoft Fisheries Laboratory)
Cruise reportMV Dawn Sky DSK1/87 cruise report dawn_sky_mar87.pdf — access key 'C' (0.08 MB) 
Ocean/sea areas 
GeneralIrish Sea and St. George's Channel
SpecificEastern Irish Sea
Track chartsMV Dawn Sky DSK1/87 cruise track — dawn_sky_mar87track.pdf (00 MB) 
Measurements 
Physical oceanography 
Water bottle stationsQuantity: number of stations = 25
Data held at BODC 
Series/Profiles 
25  CTD/STD cast
Vertical spatial coordinates
Salinity of the water column
Temperature of the water column
Vertical spatial coordinates
Salinity of the water column
Temperature of the water column

BODC idDate/TimeLocationDoc.
1793051987-03-19 09:28 53° 36' 5" N  4° 37' 53" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 179305
1793171987-03-20 10:20 54° 9' 59" N  3° 34' 11" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 179317
1793291987-03-20 11:23 54° 9' 59" N  3° 34' 11" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 179329
1793301987-03-20 12:25 54° 9' 59" N  3° 34' 11" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 179330
1793421987-03-20 13:25 54° 9' 59" N  3° 34' 11" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 179342
1793541987-03-20 14:25 54° 9' 59" N  3° 34' 11" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 179354
1793661987-03-20 15:25 54° 9' 59" N  3° 34' 11" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 179366
1793781987-03-20 16:25 54° 9' 59" N  3° 34' 11" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 179378
1793911987-03-20 17:25 54° 9' 59" N  3° 34' 11" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 179391
1794091987-03-20 18:25 54° 9' 59" N  3° 34' 11" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 179409
1794101987-03-20 19:25 54° 9' 59" N  3° 34' 11" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 179410
1794221987-03-20 20:25 54° 9' 59" N  3° 34' 11" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 179422
1794341987-03-20 21:25 54° 9' 59" N  3° 34' 11" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 179434
1794461987-03-20 22:25 54° 9' 59" N  3° 34' 11" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 179446
1791941987-03-16 13:06 54° 30' 11" N  3° 42' 29" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 179194
1792011987-03-16 14:29 54° 27' 47" N  3° 48' 18" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 179201
1792131987-03-16 15:50 54° 25' 5" N  3° 57' 0" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 179213
1792251987-03-16 16:43 54° 22' 17" N  4° 2' 47" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 179225
1792371987-03-16 18:16 54° 19' 12" N  4° 13' 59" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 179237
1792491987-03-16 20:39 54° 30' 0" N  4° 21' 59" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 179249
1792501987-03-16 21:27 54° 34' 59" N  4° 21' 59" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 179250
1792621987-03-16 22:03 54° 38' 29" N  4° 22' 30" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 179262
1792741987-03-19 06:36 53° 58' 11" N  4° 41' 6" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 179274
1792861987-03-19 08:01 53° 46' 17" N  4° 38' 53" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 179286
1792981987-03-19 08:06 53° 46' 17" N  4° 38' 53" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 179298