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RRS Challenger CH72B

Cruise summary report

Cruise Info. 
Ship name (ship code)RRS Challenger (74CH)
Cruise identifierCH72B
Cruise period1990-10-04 — 1990-10-06
StatusCompleted
Port of departureGreat Yarmouth, United Kingdom
Port of returnGreat Yarmouth, United Kingdom
ObjectivesPhysical oceanography. Second part of three leg cruise
Chief scientistDavid Huntley (Polytechnic South West Institute of Marine Studies)
ProjectNorth Sea Project
Coordinating bodyNERC North Sea Project Steering group, POL, UK
Ocean/sea areas 
GeneralNorth Sea
SpecificSouthern North Sea and Dover Straits
Measurements 
Physical oceanography 
Current profiler (eg ADCP)Description: Shipborne ADCP
Moorings, landers, buoys 
Physical oceanography 
Current meters52° 40' 0" N  3° 40' 0" E — 24 hour deployment of current meter array
Sea level (inc. bot. press., inverted echosounder)52° 40' 0" N  3° 40' 0" E — 2 pressure sensor tide gauges,10km apart,recovered 12 days later (next cruise)e
Instrumented wave measurements52° 40' 0" N  3° 40' 0" E — 24 hours waverider deployment
Other physical oceanographic measurements52° 40' 0" N  3° 40' 0" E — Ship's radar photography (concurrent with waverider deployment)