RRS Frederick Russell FR2/82
Cruise summary report
|Ship name (ship code)||RRS Frederick Russell (74GG)|
|Cruise period||1982-03-16 — 1982-03-29|
|Port of departure||Barry, United Kingdom|
|Port of return||Plymouth, United Kingdom|
|Objectives||1) Recovery of moorings at sites I2, I4 and of a current meter tripod T in the N. Rockall Trough.
2) Relay of I2 and I4.
3) Recovery of moorings at sites E2 and E3 in the Faroe-Shetland Channel.
4) Deployment of mooring at site G3 in Faroe-Shetland Channel.
5) Hydrographic stations and work with profiling Aanderaa current meter around NW UK continental slope.
6) Dragging for previously lost moorings in Rockall Trough
|Chief scientist||John W Cherriman (Institute of Oceanographic Sciences Wormley Laboratory), W John Gould (Institute of Oceanographic Sciences Wormley Laboratory)|
|Cruise report||(0.16 MB)|
|General||North East Atlantic Ocean (limit 40W)|
|Specific||N. & W. of Scotland|
|Water bottle stations||Quantity: number of stations = 4|
|Current meters||Description: 2 moorings recovered,2 morrings laid,each with 4 c.m.;4 months|
|Current profiler (eg ADCP)|
|Routine standard measurements||Quantity: activity duration in days = 6|
|Geology and geophysics|
|Multi-beam echosounding||Quantity: track kilometres = 740.8|