RV Edward Forbes 6/76
Cruise summary report
|Ship name (ship code)||RV Edward Forbes (74EF)|
|Cruise period||1976-04-02 — 1976-04-13|
|Port of departure||Barry, United Kingdom|
|Port of return||Barry, United Kingdom|
|Objectives||1. To carry out background activity measurements in the Swansea Bay area prior to the injection of a Radioactive tracer on 29 April 1979 during a subsequent cruise.
2. To extend the knowledge of sedimentary structures in the area using sidescan sonar.
3. To carry out sediment sampling with a box-corer for examination of internal structure in sediments.
4. To replace the current meters on the long term mooring at Station A and change the sea-bed wave recorder off Port Talbot.
|Chief scientist||Alan P Carr (Institute of Oceanographic Sciences Taunton), Anthony D Heathershaw (Institute of Oceanographic Sciences Taunton)|
|Cruise report||(0.96 MB)|
|Radioactivity||Quantity: number of samples = 1|
|Geology and geophysics|
|Grab||Quantity: number of samples = 9|
|Core - soft bottom||Quantity: number of cores = 42|
Description: box cores.
|Long/short range side scan sonar||Quantity: number of hauls = 50|