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RRS Challenger CH100

Cruise summary report

Cruise Info. 
Ship name (ship code)RRS Challenger (74CH)
Cruise identifierCH100
Cruise period1993-02-25 — 1993-03-03
StatusCompleted
Port of departureGreat Yarmouth, United Kingdom
Port of returnBarry, United Kingdom
PurposeResearch
ObjectivesTo obtain direct measurements of bed shear and TKE in storm conditions. Sediment and Met data will also be collected. Deployment of meters. Circulation and Sediment Transport Around Banks
Chief scientistJon J Williams (Proudman Oceanographic Laboratory)
ProjectMASTII-CSTAB - Circlation and Sediment Transport Around Banks
Coordinating bodyCEC/MAST
Cruise reportRRS Challenger CH100 cruise report ch98and100_92.pdf — access key 'C' (0.89 MB) 
Ocean/sea areas 
GeneralNorth Sea
SpecificMiddelkerke Bank, Southern North Sea, 5120N;00245E
Track chartsRRS Challenger CH100 cruise track — trk3831.html
Measurements 
Physical oceanography 
Current metersQuantity: number of deployments = 4
Description: deployed
Current profiler (eg ADCP)Quantity: number of deployments = 2
Description: deployed
Surface drifters/drifting buoysQuantity: number of deployments = 1
Description: Decca argos buoys 2 days during cruise.
Sea level (inc. bot. press., inverted echosounder)Quantity: number of deployments = 1
Instrumented wave measurementsQuantity: number of deployments = 2
Other physical oceanographic measurementsQuantity: number of deployments = 1
Description: STABLE deployed
Geology and geophysics 
GrabQuantity: number of samples = 60
Description: surficial sediment - shipek grab
Moorings, landers, buoys 
Physical oceanography 
Current meters51° 16' 12" N  2° 41' 6" E — S4/RCM U, depth 20m, meters at 5m and 10m above bed
Current meters51° 17' 47" N  2° 44' 17" E — RCM single point mooring in 20m
Current meters51° 18' 17" N  2° 43' 23" E — RCM in 20m
Current meters51° 20' 53" N  2° 45' 54" E — S4/RCM U 20 water depth, at 5m and 10m above bed
Current profiler (eg ADCP)51° 19' 54" N  2° 44' 35" E — pop-up ADCP deployed in 20m water
Current profiler (eg ADCP)51° 20' 30" N  2° 45' 54" E — moored ADCP deployed
Sea level (inc. bot. press., inverted echosounder)51° 15' 54" N  2° 41' 12" E — Bottom mounted pressure gauge in 20m
Instrumented wave measurements51° 18' 47" N  2° 43' 41" E — Waverider in 15m
Instrumented wave measurements51° 18' 11" N  2° 44' 42" E — Waverider in 20m water
Other physical oceanographic measurements51° 20' 35" N  2° 46' 18" E — STABLE wave/current/sediment interacts deployed