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RRS John Murray JM5/79

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Cruise Info. 
Ship name (ship code)RRS John Murray (74MJ)
Cruise identifierJM5/79
Cruise period1979-05-02 — 1979-05-15
StatusCompleted
PurposeResearch
Objectives1) Laying current meters on the South Falls sandbank

2) Data of the sea using multi-electrode sparker, boomer, side-scan sonar and echo sounder.
Chief scientistBrian D'Olier (City of London Polytechnic Department of Geology)
Cruise reportRRS John Murray JM5/79 cruise report john_murray5_79.pdf — access key 'C' (0.02 MB) 
Ocean/sea areas 
GeneralEnglish Channel
North Sea
Track chartsRRS John Murray JM5/79 cruise track — trk2530.html
Measurements 
Physical oceanography 
Current metersQuantity: number of deployments = 1
Description: 14 hours
Geology and geophysics 
Core - rockQuantity: number of cores = 10
Single-beam echosoundingQuantity: track kilometres = 648
Long/short range side scan sonarQuantity: track kilometres = 648
Single channel seismic reflectionQuantity: track kilometres = 648