RV Squilla

Cruise summary report

Cruise Info. 
Ship name (ship code)RV Squilla (740G)
Cruise period1981-07-28 — 1981-08-03
Port of departurePlymouth, United Kingdom
Port of returnPlymouth, United Kingdom
Objectives1. To continue the measurements of the threshold and rates of movements of gravel in relation to boundary layer flow.
2. To carry out preliminary field trials to ascertain the noise levels and frequency spectra produced by gravel movement.
Chief scientistD Nicholas Langhorne (Institute of Oceanographic Sciences Taunton)
Cruise reportRV Squilla  cruise report squilla_jul81.pdf (0.07 MB) 
Ocean/sea areas 
GeneralIrish Sea and St. George's Channel
Specific50 43'N,001 29'W
Track chartsRV Squilla  cruise track — trk2621.html
Physical oceanography 
Current metersQuantity: 4
Description: 10 hours
Biology and fisheries 
Sediment trapsQuantity: 16
Geology and geophysics 
Bottom photographyQuantity: activity duration in hours = 40
Description: tv