RRS Challenger CH11/75
Cruise summary report
|Ship name (ship code)||RRS Challenger (74CH)|
|Cruise period||1975-07-23 — 1975-08-19|
|Port of departure||Milford Haven, United Kingdom|
|Port of return||Barry, United Kingdom|
|Objectives||The objectives of this cruise were:
(1) A sea-to-land seismic refraction experiment using closely-spaced shots and receiving stations west of the Hebrides to investigate the transition from continental to oceanic crust in the area. Accomplished.
(2) Investigation of the deep structure of the Wyville-Thompson Ridge. Accomplished.
(3) Development of methods for the investigation of the deep structure of continental margins. Accomplished.
|Chief scientist||G Wylie (University of Durham, Department of Geological Sciences)|
|Cruise report||(0.79 MB)|
|General||Inner Seas off the West Coast of Scotland|
North East Atlantic Ocean (limit 40W)
|Geology and geophysics|
|Seismic refraction||Quantity: number of deployments = 52|
Description: shots- Sea to land seismic refraction expt.