Cruise inventory

Emerald 77/EM/06 Leg 3

Cruise summary report

Cruise Info. 
Ship nameEmerald
Cruise identifier77/EM/06 Leg 3
Cruise period1977-09-02 — 1977-09-15
Port of departurePeterhead, United Kingdom
Port of returnLerwick, United Kingdom
ObjectivesPart of CSNU regional sampling prog. Shallow sampling of Scottish continental shelf.

Systematic sampling of surface sediments and investigate Quaternary in the East Shetlands Area
Chief scientistJohn A Chesher (Institute of Geological Sciences, Edinburgh)
Cruise reportEmerald 77/EM/06 Leg 3 cruise report emerald06_77_leg3.pdf — access key 'C' (5.03 MB) 
Ocean/sea areas 
GeneralNorth Sea
Irish Sea and St. George's Channel
North East Atlantic Ocean (limit 40W)
SpecificScottish continental shelf north and east of Scotland: Forties, Peterhead, East Shetlands Area and East Orkney. Samples taken between 55 and 61 N, and 5 W and 2 E.
Track chartsEmerald 77/EM/06 Leg 3 cruise track — trk2134.html
Geology and geophysics 
DredgeQuantity: number of stations = 19
Description: cone dredge
GrabQuantity: number of hauls = 168
Description: shipek grab
Core - rockQuantity: number of cores = 113
Description: gravity rock corer
Core - soft bottomQuantity: number of cores = 9
Description: vibrocore
Core - soft bottomQuantity: number of cores = 54
Description: gravity sediment corer
Other geological/geophysical measurementsQuantity: number of stations = 4
Description: rock drill