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Cruise inventory

Ferder 78/5 Leg 1

Cruise summary report

Cruise Info. 
Ship nameFerder
Cruise identifier78/5 Leg 1
Cruise period1978-05-01 — 1978-05-12
Port of departureAberdeen, United Kingdom
ObjectivesThe purpose of the leg was to drill selected priority sites and if necessary bad weather sites in which pre-Quaternary rocks would be encountered. Fugro re-entry system; NEC gas recorder; drill.

3 sites were occupied (61, 92 and 96) and geological objectives were carried out. At site 62, 3 boreholes, 78/1, 78/1A and 78/1B, were drilled; at 92, 1 borehole, 78/2, was drilled; and at 96, 1 borehole, 78/3, was drilled.
Chief scientistDaniel Evans (Institute of Geological Sciences, Edinburgh)
Cruise reportFerder 78/5 Leg 1 cruise report ferder5_78leg1.pdf — access key 'C' (13.38 MB) 
Ocean/sea areas 
GeneralNorth Sea
Inner Seas off the West Coast of Scotland
North East Atlantic Ocean (limit 40W)
Track chartsFerder 78/5 Leg 1 cruise track — ferder5_78leg1_track.pdf (0.29 MB)  Ferder 78/5 Leg 1 cruise track — trk2136.html
Geology and geophysics 
In-situ seafloor measurement/samplingQuantity: number of stations = 3
Description: 5 boreholes drilled in total at 3 sites