Cruise inventory

Ferder 77/8 Leg 1

Cruise summary report

Cruise Info. 
Ship nameFerder
Cruise identifier77/8 Leg 1
Cruise period1977-06-07 — 1977-06-26
Port of departureBergen, Norway
Port of returnAberdeen, United Kingdom
Objectives1977 Drilling Programme.

The main purpose of the first leg of the cruise was to study the Quaternary sequences of the North Sea in the area of Forties and Brent.

Boreholes at 3 sites (77/75, 77/79, 77/80) were drilled to total depth - 2 boreholes (77/75 & 77/79) logged using a natural gamma probe.
Chief scientistNigel G T Fannin (Institute of Geological Sciences, Edinburgh)
Cruise reportFerder 77/8 Leg 1 cruise report ferder1977leg1.pdf — access key 'C' (6.84 MB) 
Ocean/sea areas 
GeneralNorth Sea
Irish Sea and St. George's Channel
North East Atlantic Ocean (limit 40W)
Track chartsFerder 77/8 Leg 1 cruise track — trk2133.html
Geology and geophysics 
In-situ seafloor measurement/samplingQuantity: number of stations = 3
Description: drilling - 3 boreholes drilled to total depth