Cruise inventory

RRS John Murray JM16/77

Cruise summary report

Cruise Info. 
Ship name (ship code)RRS John Murray (74MJ)
Cruise identifierJM16/77
Cruise period1977-12-08 — 1977-12-21
Chief scientistG Farrow (University of Glasgow Department of Geology)
Ocean/sea areas 
GeneralInner Seas off the West Coast of Scotland
Track chartsRRS John Murray JM16/77 cruise track — trk1833.html
Physical oceanography 
Water bottle stationsQuantity: number of stations = 15
Description: surface only
Current metersQuantity: number of deployments = 3
Chemical oceanography 
RadioactivityQuantity: number of samples = 15
Bottom depositsQuantity: number of stations = 26
Biology and fisheries 
Benthic bacteria/micro-organismsQuantity: number of samples = 7
ZoobenthosQuantity: number of stations = 26
Description: survey:population,behaviour,biomass determination etc.
MolluscsQuantity: number of stations = 26
CrustaceansQuantity: number of stations = 26
Geology and geophysics 
DredgeQuantity: number of deployments = 10
GrabQuantity: number of samples = 6
Core - soft bottomQuantity: number of cores = 26
Description: physical/chemical analysis;paleomagnetism
Bottom photographyQuantity: number of deployments = 12
Single-beam echosoundingQuantity: track kilometres = 370
Long/short range side scan sonarQuantity: track kilometres = 370
Single channel seismic reflectionQuantity: track kilometres = 370