Cruise inventory

RRS Shackleton S4/74 5/74 6/74

Cruise summary report

Cruise Info. 
Ship name (ship code)RRS Shackleton (74SF)
Cruise identifierS4/74 5/74 6/74
Cruise period1974-11-03 — 1975-01-22
StatusCompleted
ObjectivesMid-Atlantic Ridge; 4,5,6/74. Geoph.& Geol.obsvs.between equator and 15N,from 10 to 40W
Chief scientistE John W Jones (University College London, Department of Geology)
Ocean/sea areas 
GeneralNorth Atlantic Ocean
North East Atlantic Ocean (limit 40W)
Track chartsRRS Shackleton S4/74 5/74 6/74 cruise track — trk1459.html
Measurements 
Physical oceanography 
BathythermographQuantity: number of profiles = 9
Geology and geophysics 
DredgeQuantity: number of deployments = 10
GrabQuantity: number of samples = 46
Core - soft bottomQuantity: number of cores = 11
Description: chemical analysis;paleontology/thermy;mineral resources
Multi-beam echosoundingQuantity: track kilometres = 17594
Long/short range side scan sonarQuantity: number of hauls = 100
Single channel seismic reflectionQuantity: track kilometres = 13705
Seismic refractionQuantity: 100
Gravity measurementsQuantity: track kilometres = 16668
Magnetic measurementsQuantity: track kilometres = 14816