Cruise inventory

RRS Challenger CH1/78

Cruise summary report

Cruise Info. 
Ship name (ship code)RRS Challenger (74CH)
Cruise identifierCH1/78
Cruise period1978-01-06 — 1978-01-26
Chief scientistAndrew J Smith (Bedford College London Department of Geology)
Ocean/sea areas 
GeneralEnglish Channel
Geology and geophysics 
GrabQuantity: number of deployments = 11
Core - rockQuantity: number of cores = 17
Single-beam echosoundingQuantity: track kilometres = 1500
Long/short range side scan sonarQuantity: track kilometres = 1600
Description: side scan sonar records are of variable quality
Single channel seismic reflectionQuantity: track kilometres = 1500
Description: seismic records are of shallow penetration using spark array;total includes 37nm of Boomer records
Magnetic measurementsQuantity: track kilometres = 120