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Cruise inventory

RRS Challenger CH3/76

Cruise summary report

Cruise Info. 
Ship name (ship code)RRS Challenger (74CH)
Cruise identifierCH3/76
Cruise period1976-02-27 — 1976-03-03
Port of departureGreenock, United Kingdom
Port of returnGreenock, United Kingdom
ObjectivesContinuation of seasonal sampling studies on the deep-sea benthos and midwater populations in the Rockall Trough, and laying a waverider buoy off South Uist for I.O.S. Taunton
Chief scientistJohn D Gage (Scottish Marine Biological Association)
Cruise reportRRS Challenger CH3/76 cruise report ch3_76.pdf — access key 'C' (1.92 MB) 
Ocean/sea areas 
GeneralNorth East Atlantic Ocean (limit 40W)
Track chartsRRS Challenger CH3/76 cruise track — ch3_76trk.pdf (0.03 MB) 
Physical oceanography 
Surface drifters/drifting buoysQuantity: number of deployments = 1
Description: waverider buoy
Biology and fisheries 
ZooplanktonDescription: population studies
ZoobenthosDescription: taxonomy,population studies