FV Devonian DEV_FEB80
Cruise summary report
|Ship name (ship code)||FV Devonian (746D)|
|Cruise period||1980-02-26 — 1980-02-27|
|Port of departure||Dartmouth, United Kingdom|
|Port of return||Dartmouth, United Kingdom|
|Objectives||1. To deploy a Waverider and mooring on the outer edge of the Skerries bank in Start Bay, South Devon. This is to provide information for the sandwave mobility study which has been going on for some time.
1. To search for toroid and other marker buoys indicating position of sandwave study site. To dive and inspect passive instrumentation on site.
|Chief scientist||John D Humphery (Institute of Oceanographic Sciences Taunton)|
|Cruise report||(0.05 MB)|
|Specific||Skerries Bank in Start Bay, South Devon|
|Geology and geophysics|
|In-situ seafloor measurement/sampling||Quantity: number of deployments = 2|
Description: On the outer edge of the Skerries bank, Waverider and a mooring were deployed in poor conditions.