Cruise inventory

RRS Challenger CH11

Cruise summary report

Cruise Info. 
Ship name (ship code)RRS Challenger (74CH)
Cruise identifierCH11
Cruise period1987-02-17 — 1987-03-09
StatusCompleted
PurposeResearch
ObjectivesGeological. P12/11/87.
Gravity and magnetic measurements were made along tracks, together with Air-gun and Pinger seismic reflection profiles.
Chief scientistR J Whittington (University of Wales Aberystwyth Department of Geology)
Cruise reportRRS Challenger CH11 cruise report ch11_87.pdf — access key 'C' (0.04 MB) 
Ocean/sea areas 
GeneralNorth East Atlantic Ocean (limit 40W)
SpecificMalin Sea
Track chartsRRS Challenger CH11 cruise track — trk3267.html
Measurements 
Geology and geophysics 
DredgeQuantity: number of deployments = 2
Core - soft bottomQuantity: number of deployments = 1
Single-beam echosoundingQuantity: track kilometres = 2598
Single channel seismic reflectionQuantity: track kilometres = 2598
Gravity measurementsQuantity: track kilometres = 25928
Magnetic measurementsQuantity: track kilometres = 2598