RRS Shackleton S2/73

Cruise summary report

Cruise Info. 
Ship name (ship code)RRS Shackleton (74SF)
Cruise identifierS2/73
Cruise period1973-03-13 — 1973-03-30
Chief scientistMalcolm R Howe (University of Liverpool Department of Oceanography)
Ocean/sea areas 
GeneralNorth East Atlantic Ocean (limit 40W)
Strait of Gibraltar (Mediterranean Sea)
Physical oceanography 
CTD stationsQuantity: number of stations = 110
Description: 32 of the sts.were worked in a grid over an area 400miles southwest of Gibraltar
Chemical oceanography 
OxygenQuantity: 8
PhosphateQuantity: 21
NitrateQuantity: 21
AlkalinityQuantity: 21
Trace elementsQuantity: 10
Geology and geophysics 
DredgeQuantity: number of deployments = 5
Multi-beam echosoundingQuantity: track kilometres = 1111