RRS Shackleton S5/82

Cruise summary report

Cruise Info. 
Ship name (ship code)RRS Shackleton (74SF)
Cruise identifierS5/82
Cruise period1982-06-09 — 1982-06-25
Port of departureArdrossan, United Kingdom
Port of returnBarry, United Kingdom
ObjectivesTo create a regional geophysical survey of the continental margin in the area around the Hebrides Terrace Seamount.
Chief scientistR J Whittington (University of Wales Aberystwyth Department of Geology)
Cruise reportRRS Shackleton S5/82 cruise report shackleton5_82.pdf (0.13 MB) 
Ocean/sea areas 
GeneralNorth Sea
Track chartsRRS Shackleton S5/82 cruise track — trk2776.html
Geology and geophysics 
DredgeQuantity: number of deployments = 1
Single-beam echosounding
Single channel seismic reflectionQuantity: track kilometres = 2593
Seismic refractionQuantity: 10
Seismic refractionQuantity: track kilometres = 2592.8
Gravity measurements
Magnetic measurementsQuantity: track kilometres = 2592.8