FV Devonian DEV_SEP81

Cruise summary report

Cruise Info. 
Ship name (ship code)FV Devonian (746D)
Cruise identifierDEV_SEP81
Cruise period1981-09-19 — 1981-09-28
Port of departureDartmouth, United Kingdom
Port of returnDartmouth, United Kingdom
ObjectivesWave boundary layer flow visualisation by time exposure photography of neutrally buoyant particles oscillating near the seabed under the action of surface waves in the absence of significant tidal current. The near bed velocity profile will be deduced from the lengths of the streaks on the photographs.
Chief scientistRoger H Wilkinson (Institute of Oceanographic Sciences Taunton)
Cruise reportFV Devonian DEV_SEP81 cruise report devonian_sep81.pdf (0.15 MB) 
Ocean/sea areas 
GeneralBay of Biscay
Track chartsFV Devonian DEV_SEP81 cruise track — trk2632.html
Physical oceanography 
Other physical oceanographic measurementsQuantity: 6
Description: near seabed wave boundary layer velocity msmnts by time exposure photography together with diver bottom sampling
Geology and geophysics 
In-situ seafloor measurement/samplingQuantity: 6
Description: sampling by divers