Cruise inventory

RRS Challenger CH5/80

Cruise summary report

Cruise Info. 
Ship name (ship code)RRS Challenger (74CH)
Cruise identifierCH5/80
Cruise period1980-03-11 — 1980-03-26
StatusCompleted
ObjectivesStudy of the geology of the continental slope in the Western Approaches.
Chief scientistDouglas Hamilton (University of Bristol Geology Department)
Cruise reportRRS Challenger CH5/80 cruise report ch5_80.pdf — access key 'C' (0.02 MB) 
Ocean/sea areas 
GeneralCeltic Sea
SpecificN. Bay of Biscay
Track chartsRRS Challenger CH5/80 cruise track — trk2858.html
Measurements 
Physical oceanography 
Current metersQuantity: number of deployments = 11
Description: 136 hours;No. of current meters deployed also 11 recovered.
Other physical oceanographic measurementsQuantity: number of deployments = 3
Description: Camera and time lapse, cine-photographs
Other physical oceanographic measurementsQuantity: number of deployments = 3
Description: Vertical Gradient Unit(VGU)
Geology and geophysics 
GrabQuantity: number of deployments = 7
Single channel seismic reflectionQuantity: track kilometres = 190