RV Edward Forbes 11/76
Cruise summary report
|Ship name (ship code)||RV Edward Forbes (74EF)|
|Cruise period||1976-06-02 — 1976-06-09|
|Port of departure||Barry, United Kingdom|
|Port of return||Barry, United Kingdom|
|Objectives||1. To assess the amount of movement of the radioactive tracer that had occurred since its release on an earlier cruise (Edward Forbes 8/76).
2. To use the box corer to determine the sedimentological variation of the sea bed occurring with depth in:
(a) an area of one square kilometre
(b) along 2 lines of section, one parallel and other at right angles to the shore.
(c) a T-shaped series of sites west of Swansea Bay on behalf of the University College of Wales, Swansea, in conjunction with their IOS Research Contract.
|Chief scientist||Alan P Carr (Institute of Oceanographic Sciences Taunton)|
|Cruise report||(0.96 MB)|
|Geology and geophysics|
|Core - soft bottom||Quantity: number of cores = 39|
|In-situ seafloor measurement/sampling||Quantity: number of measurements = 579|
Description: Scandium used as radioactive sediment tracer.