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MV Whitethorn CSU II 74/WH/12

Cruise summary report

Cruise Info. 
Ship name (ship code)MV Whitethorn (74WT)
Cruise identifierCSU II 74/WH/12
Cruise period1974-05-12 — 1974-05-28
Port of returnLeith, United Kingdom
ObjectivesThe object of the cruise was to closely sample a small area and to compare methods of geophysical profiling and geotechnical testing. To do this three sampling grids were planned with a station separation ranging from 3 to 10 km from the smallest to the largest grid. Fifty seven stations were sampled altogether and approximately 520 km of geophysics line traversed.
Chief scientistNigel G T Fannin (Institute of Geological Sciences, Edinburgh)
Cruise reportMV Whitethorn CSU II 74/WH/12 cruise report whitethorn12_74.pdf — access key 'C' (3.11 MB) 
Ocean/sea areas 
GeneralNorth Sea
SpecificNorth Sea
Geology and geophysics 
DredgeQuantity: number of deployments = 50
Description: physical/chemical analysis of sediments
GrabQuantity: number of samples = 58
Core - soft bottomQuantity: number of cores = 65
Single channel seismic reflectionQuantity: 176