RV Edward Forbes 6/78
Cruise summary report
|Ship name (ship code)||RV Edward Forbes (74EF)|
|Cruise period||1978-04-24 — 1978-05-09|
|Port of departure||Barry, United Kingdom|
|Port of return||Barry, United Kingdom|
|Objectives||1. Study of fine sediment distribution in the area between Hinkley Point and English and Welsh Lightfloat based on vertical profiles of suspended sediment.
2. Test of new design Partech siltmeter.
3. Laying Barium Sulphate at site of sedimentation experiment in Bridgwater Bay.
4. Gravity coring of settled mud at site of sedimentation experiment and in co-operation with Oxford and Southampton Universities.
|Chief scientist||Robert Kirby (Institute of Oceanographic Sciences Taunton)|
|Cruise report||(0.08 MB)|
|Transparency (eg transmissometer)||Quantity: 100|
Description: continuous vertical turbidity profiles
|Geology and geophysics|
|Core - soft bottom||Quantity: number of cores = 14|
|Other geological/geophysical measurements||Description: siltmeter|