RRS John Murray JM1/79
Cruise summary report
|Ship name (ship code)||RRS John Murray (74MJ)|
|Cruise period||1979-01-05 — 1979-01-09|
|Port of departure||Barry, United Kingdom|
|Port of return||Barry, United Kingdom|
|Objectives||To examine the benthic ecology of the linear sandbanks in the Bristol Channel. The sandbanks to be studied included Helwick, Scarweather, Nash and Culver Sands and the Hugo Bank.|
|Chief scientist||Paul A Tyler (University of Wales Swansea Department of Geology and Oceanography)|
|Cruise report||(0.17 MB)|
|Biology and fisheries|
|Zoobenthos||Quantity: number of stations = 113|
Description: survey: identification, distribution, biomass determination and population.
|Geology and geophysics|
|Grab||Quantity: number of stations = 133|
Description: small sediment sample was retained for grain size analysis and organic carbon content.