RV Ernest Holt 7/68
Cruise summary report
|Ship name (ship code)||RV Ernest Holt (74EH)|
|Cruise period||1968-08-16 — 1968-09-14|
|Port of departure||Grimsby, United Kingdom|
|Port of return||Grimsby, United Kingdom|
|Objectives||1. To participate in the international survey of 0-group fish in the north-east Arctic.
2. To continue the development of echo survey techniques, particularly the estimation of target strength of individual fish.
3. To use the expendable bathytherrograph system at the synoptic hours and radio the results to the laboratory daily.
4, To obtain core samples of the bottom sediment for Dr. P. G. W. Jones.
5. To continue investigations on the flagellate flora of the Barents Sea.
6. To undertake a tin-tow net survey off Whitby for herring larvae.
|Chief scientist||Brian W Jones (Ministry of Agriculture, Fisheries and Food Lowestoft Fisheries Laboratory)|
|Cruise report||(0.22 MB)|
|Surface measurements underway (T,S)||Description: T only|
|Bathythermograph||Quantity: number of profiles = 26|
|Water bottle stations||Quantity: number of stations = 36|
|Routine standard measurements|