FV Devonian DEV_JUN81

Cruise summary report

Cruise Info. 
Ship name (ship code)FV Devonian (746D)
Cruise identifierDEV_JUN81
Cruise period1981-06-10 — 1981-06-14
Port of departureDartmouth, United Kingdom
Port of returnDartmouth, United Kingdom
ObjectivesTo release the spar buoy just prior to the aircraft pass. To set up radar reflectors for the aircraft. To lay and recover current meters. To side scan sonar the buoy track.
Chief scientistGraeme N Crisp (Institute of Oceanographic Sciences Taunton)
ProjectEarthnet,Frascati,Italy by ESA
Cruise reportFV Devonian DEV_JUN81 cruise report devonian_jun81.pdf (0.05 MB) 
Ocean/sea areas 
GeneralEnglish Channel
SpecificStart Point, Bee Sands, Skerries Bank
Physical oceanography 
Current metersQuantity: 2
Description: 3 days
Surface drifters/drifting buoysQuantity: 1
Other meteorological measurementsDescription: wind speed and direction
Geology and geophysics 
Long/short range side scan sonarQuantity: number of track lines = 1
Description: side-scan sonar survey