RV Edward Forbes 3/76
Cruise summary report
|Ship name (ship code)||RV Edward Forbes (74EF)|
|Cruise period||1976-02-19 — 1976-03-01|
|Port of departure||Barry, United Kingdom|
|Port of return||Barry, United Kingdom|
|Objectives||1. To carry out a detailed bathymetric survey of the sandwave field associated with the eastern flank of the Skerries Bank (position controlled by Trisponder).
2. To lay three self-recording current meters in positions on the bank where different dune configurations occur and different tidal flow conditions are expected.
3. To lay a pattern of three sea bed transponders for relative position control for divers working with the Sonardyne Rangemeter system.
4. To recover the existing wave rider buoy which had lost calibrations and lay a replacement buoy.
|Chief scientist||D Nicholas Langhorne (Institute of Oceanographic Sciences Taunton)|
|Cruise report||(0.41 MB)|
|Current meters||Quantity: 3|
Description: 28 days
|Other physical oceanographic measurements||Quantity: number of profiles = 5|
Description: sound velocity stations
|Other meteorological measurements||Description: sea and swell|
|Geology and geophysics|
|In-situ seafloor measurement/sampling||Quantity: 10|
Description: sampling by divers
|Multi-beam echosounding||Quantity: 30|
|Long/short range side scan sonar||Quantity: number of hauls = 30|