Cruise inventory

RV Auriga Auriga01_1999

Cruise summary report

Cruise Info. 
Ship name (ship code)RV Auriga (68AU)
Cruise identifierAuriga01_1999
Cruise period1999-01-14 — 1999-01-15
StatusCompleted
Port of departurePortimao, Portugal
Port of returnFaro, Portugal
Objectives1. To perform a site survey and find correct locations for depth-sensitive moorings.
2. To deploy four current meter moorings.
3. To deploy two PMP moorings.
4. To deploy the BLISS apparatus.
5. To deploy a Triaxys directional wave-buoy
6. To photograph the seabed at the ELISS site.
Chief scientistJohn D Humphery (Proudman Oceanographic Laboratory)
ProjectINDIA
Cruise reportRV Auriga Auriga01_1999 cruise report auriga_and_andromeda99.pdf — access key 'C' (15.37 MB) 
Measurements 
Geology and geophysics 
Core - soft bottomQuantity: number of cores = 3
Description: seabed sampled obtained using a grab.
Bottom photographyQuantity: 25
Moorings, landers, buoys 
Physical oceanography 
Current meters36° 58' 59" N  8° 0' 23" W — Current meter deployed
Current meters36° 57' 36" N  7° 58' 35" W — Current meter deployed
Current meters36° 59' 35" N  8° 0' 5" W — Current meter deployed
Current meters36° 58' 17" N  7° 58' 11" W — Current meter deployed
Surface drifters/drifting buoys36° 57' 59" N  8° 0' 5" W — Directional wave-buoy deployed
Geology and geophysics 
Bottom photography36° 58' 59" N  7° 59' 6" W — BLISS apparatus deployed