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MV Whitethorn 4/80 Leg 2

Cruise summary report

Cruise Info. 
Ship name (ship code)MV Whitethorn (74WT)
Cruise identifier4/80 Leg 2
Cruise period1980-06-20 — 1980-07-02
Port of departureAberdeen, United Kingdom
Port of returnAberdeen, United Kingdom
ObjectivesThe object of leg 2 was to complete sampling on the Peterhead and Marr Bank. Poor weather caused diversion of effort to the Marr Bank SW, NW and the Tay-Forth stand-by work areas. 149 sites were occupied, 66 with the vibrocorer.
Chief scientistRodney Owens (Institute of Geological Sciences, Edinburgh)
Coordinating bodyBritish Geological Survey
Cruise reportMV Whitethorn 4/80 Leg 2 cruise report whitethorn4_80leg2.pdf — access key 'C' (7.66 MB) 
Ocean/sea areas 
GeneralNorth Sea
North East Atlantic Ocean (limit 40W)
SpecificNorth Sea
Track chartsMV Whitethorn 4/80 Leg 2 cruise track — trk2464.html
Geology and geophysics 
GrabQuantity: number of stations = 149
Description: grabs and cores