Cruise inventory

HMS Endurance End_767

Cruise summary report

Cruise Info. 
Ship name (ship code)HMS Endurance (74ED)
Cruise identifierEnd_767
Cruise period1976-12-10 — 1977-01-07
Port of departureStanley, Falkland Islands (Malvinas)
Port of returnStanley, Falkland Islands (Malvinas)
ObjectivesThe cruise is concerned with a geophysical and geochemical study of the Earth's crust in the Scotia Sea region. The work undertaken this season involved two separate projects:
1) Recovery of an automatic seismograph established on South Thule island in January 1976.
2) Magnetometer survey during passages within the Scotia Sea including 2 grid surveys in the Central and East Scotia Sea.
Chief scientistIan A Hill (University of Birmingham Department of Geological Sciences)
ProjectMarine Geophysics Cruise-Scotia Sea
Cruise reportHMS Endurance End_767 cruise report endurance_767.pdf — access key 'C' (0.06 MB) 
Ocean/sea areas 
GeneralSouth Atlantic Ocean
SpecificSouthern Ocean
Track chartsHMS Endurance End_767 cruise track — endurance_767track.pdf (0.02 MB) 
Geology and geophysics 
Multi-beam echosoundingDescription: Echo-sounding surveys took place during the cruise. No. of surveys not noted.
Magnetic measurementsDescription: The Varian Magnetometer was deployed throughout the cruise and a number of measurements collected. No. of measurements not noted.