Cruise inventory

RRS Shackleton S4/79

Cruise summary report

Cruise Info. 
Ship name (ship code)RRS Shackleton (74SF)
Cruise identifierS4/79
Cruise period1979-05-25 — 1979-06-13
Chief scientistE John W Jones (University College London, Department of Geology)
Ocean/sea areas 
GeneralNorth East Atlantic Ocean (limit 40W)
Track chartsRRS Shackleton S4/79 cruise track — trk2403.html
Geology and geophysics 
DredgeQuantity: number of deployments = 8
Core - soft bottomQuantity: number of cores = 10
Bottom photographyQuantity: 3
Multi-beam echosoundingQuantity: track kilometres = 2445
Single channel seismic reflectionQuantity: track kilometres = 926
Seismic refractionQuantity: 30
Gravity measurementsQuantity: track kilometres = 1666.8
Magnetic measurementsQuantity: track kilometres = 1666.8