Cruise inventory


Cruise summary report

Cruise Info. 
Ship nameExcel
Cruise period1983-05-11 — 1983-05-13
Port of departureIlfracombe, United Kingdom
Port of returnIlfracombe, United Kingdom
ObjectivesThe principal objective was to replace the offshore marker buoy mooring, which came ashore during gales in March, with a new mooring incorporating greater ballast and less buoyancy. In addition, depending upon time and conditions it wa splanned to:
1. Check coordinates for Rigs 1 and 2.
2. Develop a calibration technique for determining the absolute height of the digiquartz transducer mounted on offshore rig 1.
3. Echosound offshore extensions of the 4 section lines regularly surveyed down to LWM.
4. Carry out land survey of sections.
Chief scientistAlan P Carr (Institute of Oceanographic Sciences Taunton)
Cruise reportExcel  cruise report excel_may83.pdf — access key 'C' (0.06 MB) 
Ocean/sea areas 
GeneralBristol Channel
Celtic Sea
SpecificMorte Bay, Woolacombe, N. Devon