RV Sarsia 1/77
Cruise summary report
|Ship name (ship code)||RV Sarsia (74SR)|
|Cruise period||1977-01-10 — 1977-01-21|
|Port of departure||Plymouth, United Kingdom|
|Port of return||Plymouth, United Kingdom|
|Objectives||The objectives of this cruise were threefold:
1. To obtain sediment core samples from the Swansea Bay area for dating, particle analysis, structural analysis and for determinations of the thickness of potentially mobile material.
2. To obtain core samples from the radioactive tracer zone for depth of burial estimates.
3. To carry out suspended seiment and velocity profile measurements near the sea bed for determination of sediment fluxes and bed shear stresses.
|Chief scientist||Alan P Carr (Institute of Oceanographic Sciences Taunton)|
|Cruise report||(0.32 MB)|
|Track charts||(0.05 MB)|
|Geology and geophysics|
|Core - soft bottom||Quantity: number of cores = 16|
Description: vibrocores for sedimentological analysis.