RRS Frederick Russell FR2/83

Cruise summary report

Cruise Info. 
Ship name (ship code)RRS Frederick Russell (74GG)
Cruise identifierFR2/83
Cruise period1983-01-14 — 1983-02-08
Port of departurePlymouth, United Kingdom
Port of returnPlymouth, United Kingdom
ObjectivesMooring and CTD work. Co-prg.Conslex
Chief scientistJoseph Rae (Institute of Oceanographic Sciences Bidston Laboratory)
Cruise reportRRS Frederick Russell FR2/83 cruise report frederick_russell2_83.pdf (0.25 MB) 
Ocean/sea areas 
GeneralNorth Sea
North East Atlantic Ocean (limit 40W)
SpecificContinental Slope off Hebrides & Shetlands
Track chartsRRS Frederick Russell FR2/83 cruise track — trk3162.html
Physical oceanography 
Surface measurements underway (T,S)
CTD stationsQuantity: number of stations = 6
Current metersQuantity: number of stations = 2
Description: long time series
Sea level (inc. bot. press., inverted echosounder)Quantity: number of stations = 1
Instrumented wave measurementsQuantity: number of stations = 2
Description: Medium frequency wave recorders.Interrogated,not recovered.