Cruise summary report
|Ship name (ship code)||RV Sarsia (74SR)|
|Cruise period||1978-03-29 — 1978-04-07|
|Port of departure||Plymouth, United Kingdom|
|Port of return||Plymouth, United Kingdom|
|Objectives||1. Sidescan sonar and underwater photography of furrows in central English Channel.
2. Velocity and suspended sediment measurements across furrows in Southampton Water to examine the processes of their formation.
3. Lay barium markers across furrows in Southampton Water for sedimentation rate measurments.
4. Sampling and coring across furrows.
5. Continuous salinity and velocity measurements throughout the water column to study the mixing processes.
|Chief scientist||Keith Dyer (Institute of Oceanographic Sciences Taunton)|
|Cruise report||(0.09 MB)|
|Track charts||(0.01 MB)|
|Subsurface temperature and salinity measurements||Description: A number of CTD profiles were made during the cruise. No. of profiles not noted.|
|Subsurface temperature and salinity measurements||Description: Temperature, salinity and velocity measurements were taken. No. of samples not noted.|
|Current meters||Description: A number of CTD profiles were made during the cruise. No. of profiles not noted.|
|Geology and geophysics|
|Core - soft bottom||Description: A number of cores were collected during the cruise. No. of cores not noted.|