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RRS Shackleton S9/79

Cruise summary report

Cruise Info. 
Ship name (ship code)RRS Shackleton (74SF)
Cruise identifierS9/79
Cruise period1979-10-04 — 1979-10-17
Port of departureGibraltar, Gibraltar
Port of returnNapoli, Italy
ObjectivesTo investigate the thermohaline step structure which underlies the Levantine Intermediate Water in the Tyrrhenian Sea.
Chief scientistRobert I Tait (University of Liverpool Department of Oceanography)
Cruise reportRRS Shackleton S9/79 cruise report shackleton9a_79.pdf — access key 'C' (0.11 MB) 
Ocean/sea areas 
GeneralTyrrhenian Sea (Mediterranean Sea)
Mediterranean Sea
Strait of Gibraltar (Mediterranean Sea)
Mediterranean Sea - Eastern basin
Track chartsRRS Shackleton S9/79 cruise track — trk2395.html
Physical oceanography 
Surface measurements underway (T,S)Description: T only
CTD stationsQuantity: number of stations = 45
Routine standard measurements
Atmospheric chemistryQuantity: number of samples = 24
Description: atm.part.samples.