Cruise summary report
|Ship name||Sand Pebbler|
|Cruise period||1981-05-13 — 1981-05-15|
|Port of departure||Dartmouth, United Kingdom|
|Port of return||Dartmouth, United Kingdom|
|Objectives||To establish a suitable launch point for the SAR 580 buoy in similar conditions as for the fly past day, and obtain a track plot and depth profile over a period of about 3 hours drift. As a separate exercise the wave staff and echo sounder to be used in the SAR 580 to be installed in Sand Pebbler and tested in the vicinity of Dartmouth.|
|Chief scientist||Andrew P Salkield (Institute of Oceanographic Sciences Taunton)|
|Cruise report||(0.03 MB)|
|Biology and fisheries|
|Gear research||Quantity: number of deployments = 1|
Description: Deployment and tracking of the buoy took place during the cruise.
|Gear research||Quantity: number of observations = 3|
Description: Equiptment trials took place during the cruise.