RRS Frederick Russell FR14B/81

Cruise summary report

Cruise Info. 
Ship name (ship code)RRS Frederick Russell (74GG)
Cruise identifierFR14B/81
Cruise period1981-10-14 — 1981-10-21
Port of departurePlymouth, United Kingdom
Port of returnPlymouth, United Kingdom
Objectives(a) To conduct boundary layer flow measurements on the different gravel bedform types in the West Solent.
(b) To study gravel movement using underwater TV, a sediment trap and an acoustic probe to record self generated noise.
(c) If time and environment conditions permitted, to conduct preliminary observations of gravel movement under waves.
Chief scientistD Nicholas Langhorne (Institute of Oceanographic Sciences Taunton)
Cruise reportRRS Frederick Russell FR14B/81 cruise report frederick_russell14_81.pdf (0.12 MB) 
Ocean/sea areas 
GeneralIrish Sea and St. George's Channel
SpecificW. Solent, 50 43'N,001 29'W
Track chartsRRS Frederick Russell FR14B/81 cruise track — trk2611.html
Physical oceanography 
Current metersQuantity: 6
Description: 12 hours
Other physical oceanographic measurementsQuantity: 6
Description: electromagnetic flow of sensors