Cruise inventory

RRS John Murray JM10/76

Cruise summary report

Cruise Info. 
Ship name (ship code)RRS John Murray (74MJ)
Cruise identifierJM10/76
Cruise period1976-07-29 — 1976-08-10
StatusCompleted
Port of departureArdrossan, United Kingdom
Port of returnArdrossan, United Kingdom
Chief scientistG Farrow (University of Glasgow Department of Geology)
Ocean/sea areas 
GeneralNorth East Atlantic Ocean (limit 40W)
Track chartsRRS John Murray JM10/76 cruise track — trk1808.html RRS John Murray JM10/76 cruise track — trk1808a.html
Measurements 
Biology and fisheries 
PhytobenthosQuantity: number of stations = 110
ZoobenthosQuantity: number of stations = 110
Description: survey:population and environment etc.
MolluscsQuantity: number of stations = 110
Other biological/fisheries measurementQuantity: number of stations = 20
Description: attached plants and algae
Geology and geophysics 
DredgeQuantity: number of deployments = 35
Description: physical/chemical analysis of sediments
GrabQuantity: number of samples = 75
Description: physical/chemical analysis of sediments
Bottom photographyQuantity: number of stations = 110
In-situ seafloor measurement/samplingQuantity: number of dives = 5
Description: sampling by divers
Single-beam echosoundingQuantity: track kilometres = 740
Long/short range side scan sonarQuantity: track kilometres = 648
Single channel seismic reflectionQuantity: track kilometres = 185