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Reul Na Maidne

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Cruise Info. 
Ship nameReul Na Maidne
Cruise period1980-08-10 — 1980-08-11
StatusCompleted
Port of departureBarra, United Kingdom
Port of returnBarra, United Kingdom
PurposeResearch
ObjectivesTo deploy three Waverider buoys to the West of South Uist; two of them to continue the series of measurements started in 1976, the third being in a new location some 31km offshore. To perform echo sounder surveys between the three buoy positions and 10km to North and South of the offshore location. To recover the old inshore and offshore Waveriders
Chief scientistJohn D Humphery (Institute of Oceanographic Sciences Taunton)
Cruise reportReul Na Maidne  cruise report reul_na_maidne_aug80.pdf — access key 'C' (0.22 MB) 
Ocean/sea areas 
GeneralNorth East Atlantic Ocean (limit 40W)
Measurements 
Geology and geophysics 
Single-beam echosoundingQuantity: number of surveys = 1
Description: Some 10 km North (Magnetic) of the offshore Waverider position and echosound survey was performed.
Single-beam echosoundingQuantity: number of observations = 1
Description: Arrived at the super-offshore location and an echosounder was used to ensure flat bottom conditions.
Single-beam echosoundingQuantity: number of observations = 1
Description: 2 N.miles west of the S.O.S position an echosounder was run past the position, with an event marker every 5 mins.
Single-beam echosoundingQuantity: number of surveys = 1
Description: Echosound survey took place, passing southeast of the offshore Waverider.