RV Edward Forbes 15/78
Cruise summary report
|Ship name (ship code)||RV Edward Forbes (74EF)|
|Cruise period||1978-09-14 — 1978-09-27|
|Port of departure||Barry, United Kingdom|
|Port of return||Barry, United Kingdom|
|Objectives||1. To investigate the existence and nature of Furrows off Ilfracombe and to the S of Prawle Point.
2. To continue the study of the mobility of sandwaves and sediment transport in relation to hydrodynamic conditions.
3. To continue measurements associated with the AUWE contract.
|Chief scientist||D Nicholas Langhorne (Institute of Oceanographic Sciences Taunton)|
|Cruise report||(0.17 MB)|
|Current meters||Quantity: 8|
Description: 6 hours
|Sea level (inc. bot. press., inverted echosounder)||Description: continuous|
|Other meteorological measurements||Description: sea and swell;continuous|
|Geology and geophysics|
|Bottom photography||Quantity: 40|
Description: also TV (video taped)
|Single-beam echosounding||Quantity: 30|
|Long/short range side scan sonar||Quantity: number of hauls = 25|
|Other geological/geophysical measurements||Quantity: track kilometres = 1482|
Description: diver measurements on the sea bed (survey data)