Cruise inventory

MV Whitethorn 75/WH/03

Cruise summary report

Cruise Info. 
Ship name (ship code)MV Whitethorn (74WT)
Cruise identifier75/WH/03
Cruise period1975-02-24 — 1975-03-12
StatusCompleted
Port of departureNewcastle, United Kingdom
Port of returnLeith, United Kingdom
PurposeTrials
Objectives1. The testing and assessment of sampling methods in unconsolidated marine sediments with the object of obtaining undisturbed samples for geotechnical tests.

2. Evaluation of radiometric "down hole" logging techniques for use in unconsolidated marine sediments.

3. Testing and evalution of acoustic "down hole" logging techniques
Chief scientistRodney Owens (Institute of Geological Sciences, Edinburgh)
Cruise reportMV Whitethorn 75/WH/03 cruise report whitethorn03_75.pdf — access key 'C' (14.86 MB) 
Ocean/sea areas 
GeneralNorth Sea
SpecificNorth Sea
Measurements 
Geology and geophysics 
Core - soft bottomQuantity: number of cores = 5
In-situ seafloor measurement/samplingQuantity: 2
Description: acoustical properties
In-situ seafloor measurement/samplingQuantity: 3
Description: radioactivity msmnts.
In-situ seafloor measurement/samplingQuantity: 3
Description: drilling
In-situ seafloor measurement/samplingQuantity: 3
Description: engineering properties
Single channel seismic reflectionQuantity: 40