Vickers Venturer 26/69

Cruise summary report

Cruise Info. 
Ship nameVickers Venturer
Cruise identifier26/69
Cruise period1969-06-16 — 1969-07-03
Port of departureLiverpool, United Kingdom
Port of returnLiverpool, United Kingdom
Objectives1. To investigate the process of diffusion, using a continuous source of rhodamine B dye as a tracer, in two representative areas of the Irish Sea
2. To make observations of the physical environment, including the conditions of temperature, salinity and current, in which the diffusion takes place.
Chief scientistKenneth F Bowden (University of Liverpool Department of Oceanography), Peter Hughes (University of Liverpool Department of Oceanography)
Cruise reportVickers Venturer 26/69 cruise report 26_69.pdf (4.16 MB) 
Ocean/sea areas 
GeneralIrish Sea and St. George's Channel
Physical oceanography 
Water bottle stationsQuantity: number of stations = 19
Currents measured from ship driftDescription: anchored vessel
Surface drifters/drifting buoysDescription: parach.drogue
Other physical oceanographic measurementsDescription: moored ocean.station
Other physical oceanographic measurementsDescription: dynamic diffusion