Cruise inventory

RRS Shackleton S2/79

Cruise summary report

Cruise Info. 
Ship name (ship code)RRS Shackleton (74SF)
Cruise identifierS2/79
Cruise period1979-02-26 — 1979-03-21
Port of returnBarry, United Kingdom
Chief scientistKeith E Louden (University of Cambridge Department of Earth Sciences)
Ocean/sea areas 
GeneralNorth Atlantic Ocean
Track chartsRRS Shackleton S2/79 cruise track — trk2457.html
Physical oceanography 
Other physical oceanographic measurementsQuantity: number of profiles = 2
Description: sound velocity stations
Geology and geophysics 
Multi-beam echosoundingQuantity: track kilometres = 1852
Single channel seismic reflectionQuantity: track kilometres = 926
Seismic refractionQuantity: track kilometres = 926
Gravity measurementsQuantity: track kilometres = 1852
Magnetic measurementsQuantity: track kilometres = 1852