RV Ernest Holt 4/68
Cruise summary report
|Ship name (ship code)||RV Ernest Holt (74EH)|
|Cruise period||1968-04-23 — 1968-05-21|
|Port of departure||Grimsby, United Kingdom|
|Port of return||Grimsby, United Kingdom|
|Objectives||1. To collect core samples from the Barents Sea for the chemical analysis of various constituents in the sediment.
2. To collect water samples from the Barents Sea for the counting, culture and identification of algal flagellates.
3. To work the west Bear Island section, using the expendable bathythermograph and G.E.K. (towed electrodes).
4. To work the hydrographic section along the 66°00'N parallel in the Norwegian Sea between 06°00'E and 01°30'W.
5. To test a 100 kHz high-power transmitter echo sounder.
|Chief scientist||Peter G W Jones (Ministry of Agriculture, Fisheries and Food Lowestoft Fisheries Laboratory)|
|Cruise report||(0.26 MB)|
|Surface measurements underway (T,S)||Description: T only|
|Bathythermograph||Quantity: number of profiles = 23|
|Water bottle stations||Quantity: number of stations = 63|
Description: 41 top & bottom 1 bottom only
|Optics (eg underwater light levels)|
|Routine standard measurements|