RV Edward Forbes 13/75
Cruise summary report
|Ship name (ship code)||RV Edward Forbes (74EF)|
|Cruise period||1975-07-29 — 1975-08-05|
|Port of departure||Barry, United Kingdom|
|Port of return||Barry, United Kingdom|
|Objectives||1. To obtain data on the mobility of sediments in the southern area of Swansea Bay by monitoring the areal distribution of the radioactive tracer induced in May; by taking water samples from the surface, mid-water and bottom of the water column and by measuring the current velocity profile at separate stations.
2. To deploy and service wave recording equipment.
3. To search with the side scan sonar for two missing wave recorder rigs and also using the sonar to continue mapping the seabed sediments and dynamic features.
|Chief scientist||Raymond Gleason (Institute of Oceanographic Sciences Taunton)|
|Cruise report||(0.15 MB)|
|Current meters||Quantity: 3|
|Suspended matter||Quantity: 3|
|Other meteorological measurements||Quantity: number of observations = 2|
Description: sea and swell
|Geology and geophysics|
|Other geological/geophysical measurements||Description: Radioactive sediment tracer|