Wessex Explorer

Cruise summary report

Cruise Info. 
Ship nameWessex Explorer
Cruise period1981-03-15 — 1981-03-20
Port of departureYarmouth, United Kingdom
Port of returnYarmouth, United Kingdom
ObjectivesGRAVEL PROJECT (Duplicate roscop no 2631)
Chief scientistAnthony D Heathershaw (Institute of Oceanographic Sciences Taunton)
Cruise reportWessex Explorer  cruise report wessex_explorer_mar81.pdf (0.16 MB) 
Ocean/sea areas 
GeneralIrish Sea and St. George's Channel
Specific50 43'N,001 28'30"W
Track chartsWessex Explorer  cruise track — trk2620.html Wessex Explorer  cruise track — trk2631.html
Geology and geophysics 
GrabQuantity: number of samples = 149
In-situ seafloor measurement/samplingQuantity: 17
Description: sampling by divers