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RV Sarsia

Cruise summary report

Cruise Info. 
Ship name (ship code)RV Sarsia (74SR)
Cruise period1978-06-02 — 1978-06-10
Port of departurePlymouth, United Kingdom
Port of returnPlymouth, United Kingdom
Objectives1. To undertake joint observations with I.M.E.R of velocity, salinity, temperature and turbidity at a number of stations in the Severn Estuary.
2. To test new equipment and deployment techniques for the forthcoming Locater Cruise (August-September 1978).
Chief scientistW Reginald Parker (Institute of Oceanographic Sciences Taunton)
Cruise reportRV Sarsia  cruise report sarsia_jun78.pdf — access key 'C' (0.05 MB) 
Ocean/sea areas 
GeneralBristol Channel
Biology and fisheries 
Gear researchDescription: Trials of the boundary layer rig and mid-water array deployement system. No. of trials not noted.