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RRS Shackleton Shack_71

Cruise summary report

Cruise Info. 
Ship name (ship code)RRS Shackleton (74SF)
Cruise identifierShack_71
Cruise period1971-12-06 — 1972-03-08
StatusCompleted
Port of departureMontevideo, Uruguay
Port of returnMontevideo, Uruguay
PurposeResearch
ObjectivesThe main aim of the cruise was to continue geophysical investigations in the Scotia Sea. In addition measurements of the distribution of certain halogenated hydrocarbons in the atmosphere were made. Chemical analyses of hydrocarbon and carbon monoxide in the air and seawater were made. Collections of Antarctic fauna and flora for trace element analysis with special emphasis on the study of krill.
Chief scientistPeter F Barker (University of Birmingham Department of Geology with Geophysics)
Cruise reportRRS Shackleton Shack_71 cruise report shackleton_71.pdf — access key 'C' (0.12 MB) 
Ocean/sea areas 
GeneralSouth Atlantic Ocean
Southern Ocean
SpecificScotia Sea
Track chartsRRS Shackleton Shack_71 cruise track — shackleton_71trk.pdf (00 MB) 
Measurements 
Chemical oceanography 
Other dissolved gases
Biology and fisheries 
CrustaceansDescription: Krill.
Meteorology 
Upper air observations
Geology and geophysics 
Geophysical measurements made at depth