Cruise inventory

RV Ernest Holt 2/68

Cruise summary report

Cruise Info. 
Ship name (ship code)RV Ernest Holt (74EH)
Cruise identifier2/68
Cruise period1968-02-09 — 1968-02-29
StatusCompleted
Port of departureGrimsby, United Kingdom
Port of returnGrimsby, United Kingdom
PurposeResearch
Objectives1. 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 scientistArthur J Lee (Ministry of Agriculture, Fisheries and Food Lowestoft Fisheries Laboratory)
Cruise reportRV Ernest Holt 2/68 cruise report ernest_holt02_68.pdf — access key 'C' (0.24 MB) 
Ocean/sea areas 
GeneralNorth Atlantic Ocean
Measurements 
Physical oceanography 
Surface measurements underway (T,S)Description: T only
BathythermographQuantity: number of profiles = 6
Water bottle stationsQuantity: number of stations = 48
GEK
Chemical oceanography 
OxygenQuantity: 5
Phosphate
Nitrate
Silicate
Meteorology 
Routine standard measurements