RV Ernest Holt 3/67

Cruise summary report

Cruise Info. 
Ship name (ship code)RV Ernest Holt (74EH)
Cruise identifier3/67
Cruise period1967-03-29 — 1967-04-17
Port of departureGrimsby, United Kingdom
Port of returnGrimsby, United Kingdom
ObjectivesTo assess the variability of the current, temperature and salinity fields
along the 66 00'N parallel between 02 00'W and 06 00'E.

This was a joint exercise with the Geophysical Institute of the University of Bergen
The plan was for the University to lay the current meter buoys from RV H U Sverdrup. RV ERNEST HOLT would then work one hydrographic section repeatedly in the vicinity of the buoys. RV HELLAND HANSEN of the University was to relieve RV ERNEST HOLT and continue making hydrographic observations.
Chief scientistPeter G W Jones (Ministry of Agriculture, Fisheries and Food Lowestoft Fisheries Laboratory)
Cruise reportRV Ernest Holt 3/67 cruise report ernest_holt03_67.pdf (0.18 MB) 
Ocean/sea areas 
GeneralNorwegian Sea
SpecificNorwegian Sea
Physical oceanography 
Surface measurements underway (T,S)Description: T only
BathythermographQuantity: number of profiles = 96
Description: mechanical
Routine standard measurements