Oppertune Star

Cruise summary report

Cruise Info. 
Ship nameOppertune Star
Cruise period1971-06-30 — 1971-07-07
ObjectivesWASH 1971
Chief scientistI Nicholas McCave (University of East Anglia School of Environmental Sciences)
Ocean/sea areas 
GeneralNorth Sea
Specific52.5-53.1N 00.09-00.34E
Track chartsOppertune Star  cruise track — trk1095.html
Physical oceanography 
Water bottle stationsQuantity: number of stations = 12
Transparency (eg transmissometer)Quantity: 12
Current metersQuantity: 12
Description: direct reading
Geology and geophysics 
DredgeQuantity: number of deployments = 16
Description: physical analysis of sediments