RV Ernest Holt 5/69
Cruise summary report
|Ship name (ship code)||RV Ernest Holt (74EH)|
|Cruise period||1969-04-18 — 1969-05-15|
|Port of departure||Grimsby, United Kingdom|
|Port of return||Grimsby, United Kingdom|
|Objectives||1. To work a number of hydrographic sections across Rockall Bank and Rockall Channel.
2. To moor recording current meters in the region of the cascading water to the west of Rockall and at two positions south of Rockall.
3. To collect water samples from the southern end of Rockall Channel for the Radiobiology Section.
4. To release surface and sea-bed drifters along two lines of stations in the English Channel.
|Chief scientist||Harold W Hill (Ministry of Agriculture, Fisheries and Food Lowestoft Fisheries Laboratory)|
|Cruise report||(0.36 MB)|
|General||North Atlantic Ocean|
|Surface measurements underway (T,S)||Description: T only|
|Bathythermograph||Quantity: number of profiles = 38|
|Water bottle stations||Quantity: number of stations = 66|
|Current meters||Description: May every 10 min|
|Currents measured from ship drift||Description: anchored vessel|
|Surface drifters/drifting buoys||Description: bottom|
|Other physical oceanographic measurements||Description: moored ocean. station|
|Routine standard measurements|