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RRS John Murray JM5/69

Cruise summary report

Cruise Info. 
Ship name (ship code)RRS John Murray (74MJ)
Cruise identifierJM5/69
Cruise period1969-06-05 — 1969-06-21
StatusCompleted
Port of departureBarry, United Kingdom
Port of returnGibraltar, Gibraltar
PurposeResearch
ObjectivesPhase 1: to study the changes in temperature and salinity structure over several days of the immediate surface layer in relation to certain meteorological parametes.
Phase 2: to continue studying large scale layering structure of the Mediterranean water.
Chief scientistRobert I Tait (University of Liverpool Department of Oceanography)
Cruise reportRRS John Murray JM5/69 cruise report john_murray5_69.pdf — access key 'C' (0.32 MB) 
Ocean/sea areas 
GeneralNorth East Atlantic Ocean (limit 40W)
Strait of Gibraltar (Mediterranean Sea)
SpecificCape St Vincent
Track chartsRRS John Murray JM5/69 cruise track — john_murray5_69trk.pdf (00 MB) 
Measurements 
Physical oceanography 
Surface measurements underway (T,S)Quantity: activity duration in days = 16
Description: Continuous surface temperature measurements
Water bottle stationsQuantity: number of profiles = 38
Description: 2 T surface
CTD stationsQuantity: number of profiles = 36
Surface drifters/drifting buoysDescription: Buoys with parachute drogue.
Meteorology 
Routine standard measurements