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RV Sarsia 11/79

Cruise summary report

Cruise Info. 
Ship name (ship code)RV Sarsia (74SR)
Cruise identifier11/79
Cruise period1979-10-01 — 1979-10-12
Port of departurePlymouth, United Kingdom
Port of returnPlymouth, United Kingdom
Objectives1. To make measurements of the turbulent components of sand concentration together with simultaneous turbulent velocity fluctuations, to yield the vertical sediment flux.
2. To make measurements of the tidal variation in ripple shape to correlate with changes in the roughness length obtained from simultaneous velocity profile measurements.
Chief scientistRichard L Soulsby (Institute of Oceanographic Sciences Taunton)
Cruise reportRV Sarsia 11/79 cruise report sarsia_oct79.pdf — access key 'C' (0.17 MB) 
Ocean/sea areas 
GeneralEnglish Channel
Physical oceanography 
CTD stationsQuantity: number of stations = 2
Current metersDescription: 9 days; 3 days electromagnetic current meters
Suspended matterQuantity: 182
Geology and geophysics 
GrabQuantity: number of samples = 1
Description: 183 physical analysis of sediments
Bottom photographyQuantity: 13