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RV Edward Forbes 8/76

Cruise summary report

Cruise Info. 
Ship name (ship code)RV Edward Forbes (74EF)
Cruise identifier8/76
Cruise period1976-04-29 — 1976-05-07
Port of departureBarry, United Kingdom
Port of returnBarry, United Kingdom
Objectives1. To carry out the injection of a Radioactive tracer for simulated sediment transport studies.
2. To carry out the initial monitoring of the tracer dispersion.
3. To re-deploy the Waverider buoy located due E of the Scarweather Light Vessel.
Chief scientistAnthony D Heathershaw (Institute of Oceanographic Sciences Taunton)
Cruise reportRV Edward Forbes 8/76 cruise report edward_forbes6and8and11_76.pdf — access key 'C' (0.96 MB) 
Ocean/sea areas 
GeneralBristol Channel
Track chartsRV Edward Forbes 8/76 cruise track — trk1963a.html RV Edward Forbes 8/76 cruise track — trk1963b.html
Chemical oceanography 
RadioactivityQuantity: number of samples = 1