RRS Shackleton S4/80 Leg 6
Cruise summary report
|Ship name (ship code)||RRS Shackleton (74SF)|
|Cruise identifier||S4/80 Leg 6|
|Cruise period||1981-03-24 — 1981-04-16|
|Port of departure||Rio de Janeiro, Brazil|
|Port of return||Barry, United Kingdom|
|Objectives||To establish the trace metal chemistry, mineralogy and reminant magnetisation of both soil sized and total particulates from the lower troposphere over the various regions of the North and South Atlantic. Samples were collected by both mesh technique and filtration, for subsequent analysis in the laboratory at Liverpool.
This was opportunistic sample collection during passage between the UK and Brazil.
|Chief scientist||E Joanna Sharples (University of Liverpool Department of Oceanography)|
|Cruise report||(1.10 MB)|
|General||North East Atlantic Ocean (limit 40W)|
South West Atlantic Ocean (limit 20W)
|Biology and fisheries|
|Atmospheric chemistry||Description: total atmos.particulates from lower troposhere|