RRS Shackleton S1/82

Cruise summary report

Cruise Info. 
Ship name (ship code)RRS Shackleton (74SF)
Cruise identifierS1/82
Cruise period1982-01-10 — 1982-01-31
Port of departureNapoli, Italy
Port of returnPatrai, Greece
Objectives1) Detailed seismic profiling across the western and southern margins of the Sporadhes basin, North Aegean Trough

2) Sea-bed sampling and near-bed current meters observations in Thermicos Bay and Sporadhes Basin

3) Seismic profiling, gravity/magnetic surveying and bottom sampling in Skiros Basin

4) Seismic refraction of deep structure of North Aegean Sea
Chief scientistMichael B Collins (University of Wales Swansea Department of Geology and Oceanography), Michael Brooks (University of Wales Swansea Department of Geology and Oceanography)
Cruise reportRRS Shackleton S1/82 cruise report shackleton1_82.pdf (0.80 MB)  RRS Shackleton S1/82 cruise report shackleton1_82leg2.pdf (0.79 MB) 
Ocean/sea areas 
GeneralIonian Sea (Mediterranean Sea)
Track chartsRRS Shackleton S1/82 cruise track — trk2726a.html RRS Shackleton S1/82 cruise track — trk2726b.html RRS Shackleton S1/82 cruise track — trk2726c.html RRS Shackleton S1/82 cruise track — trk2726d.html
Physical oceanography 
Surface measurements underway (T,S)Description: cont.
BathythermographQuantity: number of profiles = 6
Water bottle stationsQuantity: number of stations = 100
Description: surface S
Current metersQuantity: number of deployments = 7
Description: 15days, 17 cms: 15 Aanderaa & 2 acoustic
Geology and geophysics 
GrabQuantity: number of samples = 14
Description: physical analysis of sediments
Core - soft bottomQuantity: number of cores = 26
Description: physical analysis of sediments
Bottom photographyQuantity: number of deployments = 11
Multi-beam echosoundingQuantity: track kilometres = 3704
Single channel seismic reflectionQuantity: track kilometres = 185
Gravity measurementsQuantity: track kilometres = 3704
Magnetic measurementsQuantity: track kilometres = 3704
Other geological/geophysical measurementsDescription: neotectonics, basin evolution