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RV Sea Vigil SV2A

Cruise summary report

Cruise Info. 
Ship name (ship code)RV Sea Vigil (74S9)
Cruise identifierSV2A
Cruise period1993-08-03 — 1993-08-03
Port of departureHull, United Kingdom
Port of returnHull, United Kingdom
ObjectivesTo obtain measurements of the optical characteristics and water quality within the Humber Estuary during synchronous airborne CASI (Compact Airborne Spectral Imager) overflights for the development of algorithms and atmospheric corrections.
Chief scientistTony Bale (Plymouth Marine Laboratory)
ProjectLOIS (RACS)
Cruise reportRV Sea Vigil SV2A cruise report sv2.pdf — access key 'C' (4.56 MB) 
Ocean/sea areas 
GeneralNorth Sea
SpecificHumber Estuary and feeder rivers
Physical oceanography 
Optics (eg underwater light levels)Description: Vertical profiles carried out at the Spurn Light Float and off Bull Sand Fort.
Biology and fisheries 
Gear researchDescription: Trials of the Undulating Oceanographic Recorder, experimenting with various length of towing wire.