FRV Explorer 7A/70

Cruise plan

Cruise Info. 
Ship name (ship code)FRV Explorer (74EX)
Cruise identifier7A/70
Cruise period1970-08-11 — 1970-08-15
Objectives1) The 920C computer and associated instrumentation system will be operated with an Engels pelagic gear. Calibration data will be obtained for the system
2) The Simrad echo-sounder and Funro netzonde will be tested under trawling conditions
3) The 48 ft ''standard'' trawl will be fished and reference engineering data obtained for comparison with past results
Chief scientistD N MacLennan (Department of Agriculture and Fisheries for Scotland Aberdeen Marine Laboratory)
Cruise programmeFRV Explorer 7A/70 cruise programme explorer7_70.pdf  (0.09 MB) 
Ocean/sea areas 
GeneralNorth Sea
SpecificAberdeen Bay, Fladen area