RRS Frederick Russell FR16/82

Cruise summary report

Cruise Info. 
Ship name (ship code)RRS Frederick Russell (74GG)
Cruise identifierFR16/82
Cruise period1982-12-10 — 1982-12-14
Port of departureSouth Shields, United Kingdom
Port of returnPlymouth, United Kingdom
Objectives1. Recover mooring at M.
2. Recover pressure recorder at N.
3. Recover corrosion mooring at Z.
4. Relay current meter mooring at B2.
5. Collect Caesium samples east of Barra Head.
Chief scientistDavid Booth (Scottish Marine Biological Association)
Cruise reportRRS Frederick Russell FR16/82 cruise report frederick_russell16_82.pdf (0.09 MB) 
Ocean/sea areas 
GeneralNorth East Atlantic Ocean (limit 40W)
SpecificN.E. Atlantic
Track chartsRRS Frederick Russell FR16/82 cruise track — trk2790.html
Physical oceanography 
Current metersDescription: 5 c.m.recovered;2 c.m.deployed;6 months
Sea level (inc. bot. press., inverted echosounder)Description: Pressure gauge recovered in good condition after 14 months on seabed
Other contaminant measurementsQuantity: number of stations = 3
Description: waste water:other