Cruise inventory

Sperus 15/79

Cruise summary report

Cruise Info. 
Ship name (ship code)Sperus (74TJ)
Cruise identifier15/79
Cruise period1979-08-15 — 1979-08-20
StatusCompleted
Port of departureLerwick, United Kingdom
Port of returnFraserburgh, United Kingdom
PurposeResearch
ObjectivesGeology

The aim of project 15/79 was completion of regional geophysical coverage of the Bosies Bank sheet, on a grid of NS-EW lines at approximately 10km by 10km spacing.

570km data was collected
5 lines of good quality gravity data
Magnetometer
Chief scientistMichael C Tully (Institute of Geological Sciences, Edinburgh)
Cruise reportSperus 15/79 cruise report sperus14and15_79.pdf — access key 'C' (9.09 MB) 
Ocean/sea areas 
GeneralNorth Sea
SpecificNorth Sea
Measurements 
Geology and geophysics 
Single-beam echosoundingQuantity: number of surveys = 5
Description: 570km of data collected
Long/short range side scan sonarQuantity: number of surveys = 5
Description: format 0 is seismic analogue paper record
Single channel seismic reflectionQuantity: number of surveys = 5
Description: format 0 is seismic analogue paper record
Seismic refractionQuantity: number of surveys = 5
Description: sparker;1319nm airgun;1131nm boomer
Gravity measurementsQuantity: number of surveys = 5
Description: 570km of data collected
Magnetic measurementsQuantity: number of surveys = 5
Description: 570km of data collected