Cruise inventory

RRS Shackleton S7/75

Cruise summary report

Cruise Info. 
Ship name (ship code)RRS Shackleton (74SF)
Cruise identifierS7/75
Cruise period1975-07-21 — 1975-08-14
StatusCompleted
Port of departureVictoria, Seychelles
Port of returnVictoria, Seychelles
ObjectivesThe activities on this cruise were:
(1) Successful recovery of two current meter moorings deployed on cruise S2/75.
(2) Working CTD and water bottle sections in the Indian Ocean between the Seychelles and Madagascar and along 5S, 9S and 11S in the vicinity of 40-50 E.
(3) Collecting sediment grab samples on the Seychelles Bank.
There were unsuccessful attempts to collect manganese nodules for Imperial College and to measure currents using a DRCM at CTD stations.
Chief scientistJohn C Swallow (Institute of Oceanographic Sciences Wormley Laboratory)
Cruise reportRRS Shackleton S7/75 cruise report shackleton7_75.pdf — access key 'C' (0.39 MB) 
Ocean/sea areas 
GeneralIndian Ocean
Track chartsRRS Shackleton S7/75 cruise track — trk1642.html
Measurements 
Physical oceanography 
Water bottle stations
CTD stationsQuantity: number of stations = 37
Geology and geophysics 
GrabQuantity: number of samples = 7
Description: Shipek Grab Samples
Core - soft bottom
Data held at BODC 
Series/Profiles 
37  CTD/STD cast
Vertical spatial coordinates
Salinity of the water column
Temperature of the water column
Vertical spatial coordinates
Salinity of the water column
Temperature of the water column

BODC idDate/TimeLocationDoc.
876421975-07-22 05:57 6° 28' 48" S  53° 25' 59" E  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 87642
876541975-07-22 15:41 7° 4' 23" S  53° 7' 0" E  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 87654
876661975-07-23 09:12 7° 29' 39" S  52° 26' 48" E  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 87666
876781975-07-26 05:43 8° 25' 36" S  51° 55' 0" E  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 87678
876911975-07-26 13:52 9° 9' 47" S  51° 31' 59" E  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 87691
877091975-07-31 12:13 11° 42' 18" S  49° 28' 11" E  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 87709
877101975-07-31 18:26 11° 22' 48" S  49° 48' 6" E  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 87710
877221975-08-01 09:26 10° 55' 30" S  50° 12' 24" E  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 87722
877341975-08-01 16:56 10° 24' 42" S  50° 42' 42" E  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 87734
877461975-08-02 16:25 11° 3' 36" S  46° 52' 59" E  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 87746
877711975-08-02 23:42 10° 58' 36" S  46° 2' 5" E  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 87771
877831975-08-03 08:00 10° 58' 12" S  44° 58' 59" E  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 87783
877951975-08-03 17:29 10° 59' 12" S  43° 56' 23" E  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 87795
878021975-08-04 01:25 11° 4' 18" S  42° 57' 36" E  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 87802
878141975-08-04 07:11 10° 59' 53" S  42° 17' 48" E  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 87814
878261975-08-04 12:54 11° 3' 29" S  41° 40' 18" E  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 87826
878381975-08-04 17:45 11° 1' 18" S  41° 10' 18" E  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 87838
878511975-08-04 20:42 11° 1' 23" S  40° 55' 12" E  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 87851
878631975-08-05 09:22 9° 2' 41" S  39° 44' 41" E  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 87863
878751975-08-05 13:59 8° 57' 29" S  40° 3' 53" E  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 87875
878871975-08-05 20:02 8° 55' 0" S  40° 34' 47" E  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 87887
878991975-08-06 01:44 8° 53' 53" S  41° 0' 35" E  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 87899
879061975-08-06 09:20 8° 45' 24" S  41° 44' 35" E  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 87906
879181975-08-07 02:28 11° 0' 35" S  42° 18' 11" E  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 87918
879311975-08-07 10:35 10° 13' 59" S  42° 20' 24" E  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 87931
879431975-08-07 18:37 9° 27' 11" S  42° 21' 24" E  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 87943
879551975-08-08 02:40 8° 40' 54" S  42° 25' 36" E  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 87955
879671975-08-08 11:00 7° 56' 53" S  42° 54' 11" E  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 87967
879791975-08-08 18:40 7° 16' 0" S  43° 19' 5" E  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 87979
879801975-08-09 01:23 6° 38' 41" S  43° 51' 47" E  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 87980
879921975-08-09 08:37 5° 55' 47" S  44° 21' 35" E  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 87992
880061975-08-09 15:19 5° 13' 23" S  44° 49' 41" E  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 88006
880181975-08-10 01:36 5° 5' 41" S  46° 0' 0" E  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 88018
880311975-08-10 19:13 4° 47' 59" S  48° 21' 35" E  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 88031
880431975-08-11 11:23 4° 23' 17" S  50° 39' 47" E  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 88043
880551975-08-12 19:30 4° 20' 48" S  51° 49' 30" E  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 88055
880671975-08-13 05:26 4° 25' 5" S  52° 56' 30" E  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 88067