RRS Frederick Russell FR8/82

Cruise summary report

Cruise Info. 
Ship name (ship code)RRS Frederick Russell (74GG)
Cruise identifierFR8/82
Cruise period1982-06-18 — 1982-06-22
Port of departurePlymouth, United Kingdom
Port of returnPlymouth, United Kingdom
ObjectivesCurrent meter deployments and physical oceanographic measurements in the Celtic Sea and northern Bay of Biscay.
Chief scientistRobin D Pingree (Marine Biological Association of the UK)
Cruise reportRRS Frederick Russell FR8/82 cruise report frederick_russell8_82.pdf (0.04 MB) 
Ocean/sea areas 
GeneralEnglish Channel
Bay of Biscay
SpecificN. Bay of Biscay/ Celtic Sea
Track chartsRRS Frederick Russell FR8/82 cruise track — trk2761.html
Physical oceanography 
Surface measurements underway (T,S)Quantity: track kilometres = 1111.2
Water bottle stationsQuantity: number of stations = 10
Description: surface only 3 T
Current metersQuantity: number of deployments = 8
Description: 8 c.m.deployed