Cruise inventory

MV Whitethorn 75/WH/21

Cruise summary report

Cruise Info. 
Ship name (ship code)MV Whitethorn (74WT)
Cruise identifier75/WH/21
Cruise period1975-07-31 — 1975-08-15
StatusCompleted
Port of departureLeith, United Kingdom
Port of returnAberdeen, United Kingdom
PurposeResearch
ObjectivesConduct a programme of profile coring across a number of pre-selected pockmark sites. In addition to sedimentological examination, samples were to be analysed for gas content.
Chief scientistD A Ardus (Institute of Geological Sciences, Edinburgh)
Cruise reportMV Whitethorn 75/WH/21 cruise report whitethorn21_75.pdf — access key 'C' (3.19 MB) 
Ocean/sea areas 
GeneralNorth Sea
SpecificNorth Sea
Measurements 
Geology and geophysics 
Core - soft bottomQuantity: number of cores = 48
Description: physical analysis of sediments;paleontology
In-situ seafloor measurement/samplingQuantity: 48
Description: engineering properties
Single-beam echosoundingQuantity: 100
Single channel seismic reflectionQuantity: 50