Cruise inventory

RRS Shackleton S10/79

Cruise summary report

Cruise Info. 
Ship name (ship code)RRS Shackleton (74SF)
Cruise identifierS10/79
Cruise period1979-10-31 — 1979-11-24
ObjectivesTo obtain magnetic, gravity and precision depth records for the northern Red Sea In the direction of seafloor speading N44/224
Chief scientistRonald W Girdler (Newcastle University School of Civil Engineering and Geosciences)
Cruise reportRRS Shackleton S10/79 cruise report shackleton10_79.pdf — access key 'C' (0.14 MB) 
Ocean/sea areas 
GeneralRed Sea
Track chartsRRS Shackleton S10/79 cruise track — trk2327.html
Physical oceanography 
Surface measurements underway (T,S)
Biology and fisheries 
Mammals and reptiles
Routine standard measurements
Geology and geophysics 
Core - soft bottomQuantity: number of cores = 1
Single-beam echosoundingQuantity: track kilometres = 9750
Single channel seismic reflectionQuantity: track kilometres = 185
Gravity measurementsQuantity: track kilometres = 9750
Magnetic measurementsQuantity: track kilometres = 9750