RRS Challenger CH17/76
Cruise summary report
|Ship name (ship code)||RRS Challenger (74CH)|
|Cruise period||1976-12-07 — 1976-12-20|
|Port of departure||Barry, United Kingdom|
|Port of return||Dunstaffnage, United Kingdom|
|Objectives||The objectives of this cruise were:
(1) Service the current meter mooring at 57N, 9W. Mooring recovered.
(2) Work four STD sections across the Rockall Channel between Porcupine Bank and the Anton Dohrn Seamount. Accomplished, including the standard Ellett Line Rockall via Anton Dohrn section.
(3) Obtains Shipek grab sediment samples for the Aberystwyth University. Accomplished.
(4) Collect large-volume surface water samples on the Scottish shelf for radiocaesium analysis. Accomplished.
|Chief scientist||David J Ellett (Scottish Marine Biological Association)|
|Cruise report||(0.16 MB)|
|General||North East Atlantic Ocean (limit 40W)|
|Water bottle stations||Quantity: number of stations = 88|
Description: 52 T surface
|CTD stations||Quantity: number of stations = 71|
|Current meters||Quantity: number of deployments = 1|
|Radioactivity||Quantity: number of samples = 10|
|Geology and geophysics|
|Grab||Quantity: number of samples = 33|