Cruise inventory

RV Edward Forbes 5/77

Cruise summary report

Cruise Info. 
Ship name (ship code)RV Edward Forbes (74EF)
Cruise identifier5/77
Cruise period1977-04-18 — 1977-05-03
StatusCompleted
Port of departureBarry, United Kingdom
Port of returnBarry, United Kingdom
PurposeResearch
ObjectivesThe cruise was one of a series which commenced in 1974 to investigate the structure of estuarine fine sediment suspensions as part of the IOS Cohesive Sediment Mobility Project.
Chief scientistRobert Kirby (Institute of Oceanographic Sciences Taunton)
Cruise reportRV Edward Forbes 5/77 cruise report edwards_forbes5_77.pdf — access key 'C' (0.20 MB) 
Ocean/sea areas 
GeneralBristol Channel
SpecificSevern Estuary and Inner Bristol Channel
Measurements 
Physical oceanography 
Current profiler (eg ADCP)Quantity: number of profiles = 6
Description: Suspended sediment correlation experiments took place in the Severn. Measurements of silt were taken. Verticle profiles, that took 5 mins.
Contamination 
Suspended matterQuantity: number of profiles = 6
Description: Suspended sediment correlation experiments took place in the Severn. Measurements of silt were taken. Verticle profiles, that took 5 mins.