Cruise inventory

RRS John Murray JM10/71 Leg2 (LUDO 15/1971)

Cruise summary report

Cruise Info. 
Ship name (ship code)RRS John Murray (74MJ)
Cruise identifierJM10/71 Leg2 (LUDO 15/1971)
Cruise period1971-09-02 — 1971-09-28
StatusCompleted
Port of departureLiverpool, United Kingdom
Port of returnLiverpool, United Kingdom
PurposeResearch
ObjectivesThis formed part of the BISOP 71 project to study the circulation of the Irish Sea. The objective was to undertake a programme of current monitoring in the vicinity of the Camaes Bay - Port Erin cable, for calibration purposes, and dye diffusion experiments, the latter unconnected with BISOP 71.
Chief scientistKenneth F Bowden (University of Liverpool Department of Oceanography), Peter Hughes (University of Liverpool Department of Oceanography)
ProjectBISOP 71
Cruise reportRRS John Murray JM10/71 Leg2 (LUDO 15/1971) cruise report bisop71.pdf — access key 'C' (5.06 MB) 
Ocean/sea areas 
GeneralIrish Sea and St. George's Channel
Specific53.23-54.13N 04.09-04.11E
Track chartsRRS John Murray JM10/71 Leg2 (LUDO 15/1971) cruise track — john_murray10_71trk.pdf (00 MB) 
Measurements 
Physical oceanography 
Water bottle stationsQuantity: number of stations = 26
CTD stationsQuantity: number of stations = 26
Current metersQuantity: number of measurements = 155
Description: direct reading
Other physical oceanographic measurementsQuantity: number of measurements = 103
Other physical oceanographic measurementsQuantity: number of measurements = 14
Description: dynamic diffusion;dye/tracer