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Cruise inventory

RRS John Murray JM3/78

Cruise summary report

Cruise Info. 
Ship name (ship code)RRS John Murray (74MJ)
Cruise identifierJM3/78
Cruise period1978-04-04 — 1978-04-13
Port of departureGrimsby, United Kingdom
Port of returnNewcastle, United Kingdom
ObjectivesContinuation of geochemical sampling programme of superficial bottom sediment for heavy metal analysis.
Chief scientistRichard A Nicholson (Institute of Geological Sciences, Grays Inn Road)
ProjectIGS Continental Shelf Survey
Cruise reportRRS John Murray JM3/78 cruise report john_murray3_78.pdf — access key 'C' (0.09 MB) 
Ocean/sea areas 
GeneralNorth Sea
Track chartsRRS John Murray JM3/78 cruise track — trk2400.html
Trace metalsQuantity: number of samples = 48
Description: sediments
Other contaminant measurementsQuantity: number of samples = 48
Description: pH,Eh,temperature
Geology and geophysics 
GrabQuantity: number of samples = 48
Description: physical/chemical analysis of sediments
Core - soft bottomQuantity: number of cores = 9
Description: reineck box corer
Long/short range side scan sonar