RV Ernest Holt 2/68
Cruise summary report
|Ship name (ship code)||RV Ernest Holt (74EH)|
|Cruise period||1968-02-09 — 1968-02-29|
|Port of departure||Grimsby, United Kingdom|
|Port of return||Grimsby, United Kingdom|
|Objectives||1. To measure currents in the area of Rockall using GEK and parachute drogues.
2. To work hydrographic sections between the Rockall Bank and Ireland.
3. To make a hydrographic survey along the English northeast coast for the Burnham Laboratory in connection with their marine pollution studies.
4. To test the expendable bathythermograph system.
5. To recover current meters lost in the Irish Sea during CLIONE Cruises 1 and 2/1968.
|Chief scientist||Arthur J Lee (Ministry of Agriculture, Fisheries and Food Lowestoft Fisheries Laboratory)|
|Cruise report||(0.24 MB)|
|General||North Atlantic Ocean|
|Surface measurements underway (T,S)||Description: T only|
|Bathythermograph||Quantity: number of profiles = 6|
|Water bottle stations||Quantity: number of stations = 48|
|Routine standard measurements|