Cruise inventory

RRS John Murray JM6/69

Cruise summary report

Cruise Info. 
Ship name (ship code)RRS John Murray (74MJ)
Cruise identifierJM6/69
Cruise period1969-06-23 — 1969-08-06
Port of departureGibraltar, Gibraltar
Port of returnBarry, United Kingdom
ObjectivesTo examine the fine structure of temperature and salinity and the transport of sediment to and over an abyssal plain. The temperature and salinity study could not take place due to lack of equipment and so a limited study of the movement of intermediate waters took it's place.
Chief scientistHenry Charnock (University of Southampton Department of Oceanography)
Cruise reportRRS John Murray JM6/69 cruise report john_murray6_69.pdf — access key 'C' (0.27 MB) 
Ocean/sea areas 
GeneralTyrrhenian Sea (Mediterranean Sea)
SpecificTyrrhenian Sea
Physical oceanography 
Water bottle stationsQuantity: number of stations = 2
Description: 34 T surface
Surface drifters/drifting buoysQuantity: number of deployments = 5
Description: parach.drogue
Chemical oceanography 
Total - P
Total - N
Geology and geophysics 
Core - rock
Seismic refractionDescription: sparker
Gravity measurements