FV Devonian DEV_APR81

Cruise summary report

Cruise Info. 
Ship name (ship code)FV Devonian (746D)
Cruise identifierDEV_APR81
Cruise period1981-04-11 — 1981-04-14
Port of departureDartmouth, United Kingdom
Port of returnDartmouth, United Kingdom
ObjectivesWave boundary layer flow visualisation by time exposure photography of neutrally buoyant particles oscillating near the sea bad under the action of surface waves in the absence of significant tidal current. It is intended to deduce near-bed velocity profiles from the photographs.
Chief scientistRoger H Wilkinson (Institute of Oceanographic Sciences Taunton)
Cruise reportFV Devonian DEV_APR81 cruise report devonian_apr81.pdf (0.13 MB) 
Ocean/sea areas 
GeneralEnglish Channel
SpecificBetween Dartmouth and Mevagissey
Track chartsFV Devonian DEV_APR81 cruise track — devonian_apr81track.pdf (0.07 MB) 
Geology and geophysics 
Bottom photographyDescription: Bottom photography took place during the cruise. No. of images not noted.