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Cruise inventory

RRS Shackleton S1A/79

Cruise summary report

Cruise Info. 
Ship name (ship code)RRS Shackleton (74SF)
Cruise identifierS1A/79
Cruise period1979-01-04 — 1979-01-22
Chief scientistE Joanna Sharples (University of Liverpool Department of Oceanography)
Ocean/sea areas 
GeneralNorth East Atlantic Ocean (limit 40W)
Track chartsRRS Shackleton S1A/79 cruise track — trk2391.html
Physical oceanography 
Water bottle stationsQuantity: number of stations = 6
Description: surface only
Chemical oceanography 
PhosphateQuantity: 6
SilicateQuantity: 6
Trace elementsQuantity: 6
Geology and geophysics 
Core - soft bottomQuantity: number of cores = 13
Description: chemical analysis;6 paleomagnetism
Other geological/geophysical measurementsQuantity: 8