Cruise inventory

Emerald 77/EM/06 Leg 1

Cruise summary report

Cruise Info. 
Ship nameEmerald
Cruise identifier77/EM/06 Leg 1
Cruise period1977-08-11 — 1977-08-23
Port of departureLeith, United Kingdom
Port of returnAberdeen, United Kingdom
ObjectivesPart of CSNU regional sampling prog. Shallow sampling of Scottish continental shelf. 157 routine sample stations and 11 vibrocore stations occupied.

Leg 1 - Vibrocoring, gravity coring and cone dredge sampling in Forties 1:250,000 sheet area and some sampling of Peterhead NE 1:100,000.
Chief scientistRodney Owens (Institute of Geological Sciences, Edinburgh)
Cruise reportEmerald 77/EM/06 Leg 1 cruise report emerald06_77_leg1.pdf — access key 'C' (4.43 MB) 
Ocean/sea areas 
GeneralNorth Sea
Irish Sea and St. George's Channel
North East Atlantic Ocean (limit 40W)
SpecificScottish continental shelf north and east of Scotland: Forties, Peterhead, East Shetlands Area and East Orkney. Samples taken between 55 and 61 N, and 5 W and 2 E.
Track chartsEmerald 77/EM/06 Leg 1 cruise track — trk2134.html
Geology and geophysics 
DredgeQuantity: number of stations = 79
Description: cone dredge
GrabQuantity: number of stations = 84
Description: Shipek grab
GrabQuantity: number of stations = 2
Description: day grab
Core - soft bottomQuantity: number of stations = 23
Description: electric vibrocorer
Core - soft bottomQuantity: number of stations = 67
Description: sediment corer