Cruise inventory

RRS Frederick Russell FR9/85

Cruise summary report

Cruise Info. 
Ship name (ship code)RRS Frederick Russell (74GG)
Cruise identifierFR9/85
Cruise period1985-10-01 — 1985-10-15
Port of departureFalmouth, United Kingdom
Port of returnMilford Haven, United Kingdom
ObjectivesVertical profiles of current, near surface currents, environmental measurements (including coastal HF radar). Celtic Sea 1985
Chief scientistAlan J Harrison (Institute of Oceanographic Sciences Bidston Laboratory)
Cruise reportRRS Frederick Russell FR9/85 cruise report frederick_russell7and9_85.pdf — access key 'C' (0.65 MB) 
Ocean/sea areas 
GeneralIrish Sea and St. George's Channel
SpecificS. Irish coast (just off)
Track chartsRRS Frederick Russell FR9/85 cruise track — trk3164a.html RRS Frederick Russell FR9/85 cruise track — trk3164b.html
Physical oceanography 
Surface measurements underway (T,S)
CTD stationsQuantity: number of stations = 48
Current metersQuantity: number of stations = 19
Description: recovered only;40 days
Surface drifters/drifting buoysQuantity: number of deployments = 1
Description: recovered after 30 days
Sea level (inc. bot. press., inverted echosounder)Quantity: number of stations = 3
Description: recovered after 40 days
Instrumented wave measurementsQuantity: number of stations = 1
Description: recovered after 40 days