Cruise inventory

Ferder 77/8 Leg 2

Cruise summary report

Cruise Info. 
Ship nameFerder
Cruise identifier77/8 Leg 2
Cruise period1977-06-26 — 1977-07-17
Port of departureAberdeen, United Kingdom
Port of returnAberdeen, United Kingdom
Objectives1977 Drilling Programme.

To investigate and confirm the presence and nature of the Tertiary and Mesozoic sediment basins in the area to the north-west of Scotland, and around the Orkney and Shetland Islands.

7 boreholes were drilled (77/16, 77/60, 77/81, 77/31, 77/12, 77/39 and 77/15)
Chief scientistJohn A Chesher (Institute of Geological Sciences, Edinburgh)
Cruise reportFerder 77/8 Leg 2 cruise report ferder1977leg2.pdf — access key 'C' (10 MB) 
Ocean/sea areas 
GeneralNorth Sea
Irish Sea and St. George's Channel
North East Atlantic Ocean (limit 40W)
Track chartsFerder 77/8 Leg 2 cruise track — trk2133.html
Geology and geophysics 
In-situ seafloor measurement/samplingQuantity: number of cores = 7
Description: drilling - 7 boreholes drilled