Cruise inventory

FV Devonian DEV_SEP80

Cruise summary report

Cruise Info. 
Ship name (ship code)FV Devonian (746D)
Cruise identifierDEV_SEP80
Cruise period1980-09-02 — 1980-09-20
StatusCompleted
Port of departureDartmouth, United Kingdom
Port of returnDartmouth, United Kingdom
PurposeResearch
Objectives1. To continue the study of sandwave movement and sediment transport in relation to hydrodynamic conditions
2. To test an improved system of self-recording Eprom stakes.
3. To carry out a box survey of the area surveyed on previous occasions.
4. To provide assistance and ship time for G. Crisp's trials with spar buoy. and CTD data.
Chief scientistD Nicholas Langhorne (Institute of Oceanographic Sciences Taunton)
Cruise reportFV Devonian DEV_SEP80 cruise report devonian_sep80.pdf — access key 'C' (0.21 MB) 
Measurements 
Physical oceanography 
Current metersQuantity: number of profiles = 1
Description: A cross sectional profile of the sandwave was obtained during the cruise. Current meter readings were also taken for a large portion of the cruise.
Geology and geophysics 
In-situ seafloor measurement/samplingQuantity: number of profiles = 1
Description: A cross sectional profile of the sandwave was obtained during the cruise. Current meter readings were also taken for a large portion of the cruise.