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RV Sarsia Turbl IV

Cruise summary report

Cruise Info. 
Ship name (ship code)RV Sarsia (74SR)
Cruise identifierTurbl IV
Cruise period1977-03-01 — 1977-03-13
Port of departurePlymouth, United Kingdom
Port of returnPlymouth, United Kingdom
Objectives1. Comparative measurements of sand transport between sand impact probe, self-generated noise, underwater TV observtions, pumped sampling and an optical siltmeter.
2. Velocity profile measurements concentrating on (a) measurements on the accelerating part of the tidal cycle, (b) measurements at 8 levels throughout the water depth to examine boundary layer thickness.
3. Deployment of a Marconi current meter system in the trough of sand wave on the Skerries Bank for D N Langhorne.
Chief scientistKeith Dyer (Institute of Oceanographic Sciences Taunton)
Cruise reportRV Sarsia Turbl IV cruise report sarsia2_77.pdf — access key 'C' (0.19 MB) 
Ocean/sea areas 
GeneralEnglish Channel
Track chartsRV Sarsia Turbl IV cruise track — trk1775.html
Physical oceanography 
CTD stationsQuantity: number of stations = 1
Current metersQuantity: 7
Geology and geophysics 
DredgeQuantity: number of deployments = 1
Description: pumped; physical analysis of sediments
GrabQuantity: number of samples = 1
Bottom photographyQuantity: 1