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RRS John Murray JM3/67 Leg 1 (LUDO VI)

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Cruise Info. 
Ship name (ship code)RRS John Murray (74MJ)
Cruise identifierJM3/67 Leg 1 (LUDO VI)
Cruise period1967-08-30 — 1967-09-11
StatusCompleted
Port of departurePlymouth, United Kingdom
Port of returnLisbon, Portugal
PurposeResearch
ObjectivesTwo projects to be carried out:

1. An air-sea interaction investigation, involving a detailed study of temperature and salinity structure in the surface layer in relation to meteorological parameters.

2. An invesitgation of two Mediterranean water features:
a) double peaks in temperature and salinity profiles;
b) step-function changes in temperature and salinity at the lower boundary of Meditteranean water.
Chief scientistKenneth F Bowden (University of Liverpool Department of Oceanography)
Cruise reportRRS John Murray JM3/67 Leg 1 (LUDO VI) cruise report john_murray3_67.pdf — access key 'C' (0.25 MB) 
Ocean/sea areas 
GeneralNorth East Atlantic Ocean (limit 40W)
SpecificNorth East Atlantic
Track chartsRRS John Murray JM3/67 Leg 1 (LUDO VI) cruise track — john_murray3_67trk.pdf (00 MB) 
Measurements 
Physical oceanography 
CTD stationsQuantity: number of stations = 19
Description: lowerings with Hytech salinity-temperature-depth probe
Other physical oceanographic measurementsDescription: air-sea interaction (A.S.I buoy) trial