RRS Shackleton S1/81 legs 1-4

Cruise summary report

Cruise Info. 
Ship name (ship code)RRS Shackleton (74SF)
Cruise identifierS1/81 legs 1-4
Cruise period1981-05-25 — 1981-07-21
Chief scientistA Dobinson (Institute of Geological Sciences, Edinburgh), Geoff A Day (Institute of Geological Sciences, Edinburgh), Michael C Tully (Institute of Geological Sciences, Edinburgh)
Ocean/sea areas 
GeneralNorth Sea
Irish Sea and St. George's Channel
Track chartsRRS Shackleton S1/81 legs 1-4 cruise track — trk2531.html RRS Shackleton S1/81 legs 1-4 cruise track — trk2639.html
Geology and geophysics 
Single-beam echosoundingQuantity: track kilometres = 7275
Long/short range side scan sonarQuantity: track kilometres = 7128
Description: UDI;3920nm Pinger
Seismic refractionQuantity: track kilometres = 7274.656
Description: sparker;3928nm Airgun;564nm Boomer
Gravity measurementsQuantity: track kilometres = 7274.656
Magnetic measurementsQuantity: track kilometres = 7274.656