Cruise inventory

MV Dawn Sky DSK1/88

Cruise summary report

Cruise Info. 
Ship name (ship code)MV Dawn Sky (74GS)
Cruise identifierDSK1/88
Cruise period1988-03-02 — 1988-03-19
StatusCompleted
Port of departureLowestoft, United Kingdom
Port of returnLowestoft, United Kingdom
PurposeResearch
ObjectivesTo collect surface seawater samples at all stations on the proposed track and at selected stations to collect midwater and near bottom samples for radiocaesium analysis.
Chief scientistA K Steele (Ministry of Agriculture, Fisheries and Food Lowestoft Fisheries Laboratory)
Cruise reportMV Dawn Sky DSK1/88 cruise report dawn_sky1_88.pdf — access key 'C' (0.10 MB) 
Ocean/sea areas 
GeneralInner Seas off the West Coast of Scotland
Irish Sea and St. George's Channel
North East Atlantic Ocean (limit 40W)
SpecificIrish Sea, West and North of Scotland
Track chartsMV Dawn Sky DSK1/88 cruise track — dawn_sky1_88track.pdf (00 MB) 
Measurements 
Physical oceanography 
Water bottle stationsQuantity: number of stations = 145
Description: water samples taken for caesium analysis
Chemical oceanography 
RadioactivityQuantity: number of stations = 145
Description: water samples taken for caesium analysis