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Moray Firth IV Oct68

Cruise summary report

Cruise Info. 
Ship name (ship code)Moray Firth IV (74MF)
Cruise identifierOct68
Cruise period1968-10-30 — 1968-11-24
StatusCompleted
Port of departureHull, United Kingdom
Port of returnPlymouth, United Kingdom
PurposeResearch
ObjectivesTo investigate the geological structure and geological history of the Eastern English Channel by geological and geophysical methods.
Chief scientistAndrew J Smith (University College London, Department of Geology)
Cruise reportMoray Firth IV Oct68 cruise report moray_firth_oct68.pdf — access key 'C' (3.14 MB) 
Ocean/sea areas 
GeneralEnglish Channel
SpecificEnglish Channel
Measurements 
Geology and geophysics 
GrabQuantity: number of stations = 56
Description: Shipek grab.
Core - rockQuantity: number of stations = 32
Description: Free fall corer used to collect rock samples.
Core - soft bottomQuantity: number of cores = 16
Long/short range side scan sonarDescription: Bath side-scan sonar.
Single channel seismic reflectionDescription: Sparker survey
Magnetic measurementsDescription: Magnetometer sampling.