Cruise inventory

RRS Shackleton S3/80 Leg 10

Cruise summary report

Cruise Info. 
Ship name (ship code)RRS Shackleton (74SF)
Cruise identifierS3/80 Leg 10
Cruise period1980-08-28 — 1980-09-08
StatusCompleted
Port of departureDundee, United Kingdom
Port of returnDundee, United Kingdom
PurposeResearch
ObjectivesThe vessel sailed from Dundee with the objective of completeing the work in the main survey areas, to run a transit line along the track of a digital sparkrer survey completed earlier. The first objective was completed in siz datys, lines 51-56. The transit line number 57 was then run giving excellent correlation with the digital sparker records. Lines 58-67 were run but time limited the proposed programme. A total of 1280km were surveyed.
Chief scientistA Dobinson (Institute of Geological Sciences, Edinburgh)
Project80/03
Coordinating bodyNERC
Cruise reportRRS Shackleton S3/80 Leg 10 cruise report shackleton3_80leg3.pdf — access key 'C' (0.76 MB) 
Ocean/sea areas 
GeneralNorth Sea
Track chartsRRS Shackleton S3/80 Leg 10 cruise track — trk2473.html
Measurements 
Geology and geophysics 
Seismic refractionQuantity: track kilometres = 1280
Description: geophysical survey
Gravity measurementsQuantity: track kilometres = 1280
Description: geophysical survey