Cruise inventory

RRS Challenger CH4/78

Cruise summary report

Cruise Info. 
Ship name (ship code)RRS Challenger (74CH)
Cruise identifierCH4/78
Cruise period1978-03-03 — 1978-03-16
StatusCompleted
ObjectivesStudy of seabed sediments in the English Channel and continental shelf and slope to the SW of England.
Chief scientistDouglas Hamilton (University of Bristol Geology Department)
Ocean/sea areas 
GeneralEnglish Channel
Bay of Biscay
Measurements 
Physical oceanography 
Current metersQuantity: number of deployments = 5
Description: 130 hours
Geology and geophysics 
GrabQuantity: number of samples = 24
Bottom photographyQuantity: number of deployments = 1
Description: bottom time lapse cine
Bottom photographyQuantity: number of deployments = 5
Description: bottom TV