RRS Shackleton S6/82

Cruise summary report

Cruise Info. 
Ship name (ship code)RRS Shackleton (74SF)
Cruise identifierS6/82
Cruise period1982-06-30 — 1982-07-22
Port of departureBarry, United Kingdom
Port of returnLiverpool, United Kingdom
Objectives1) To participate in the Caledonian Suture Seismic Project, an international seismic deep sounding experiment organised by Durham University in collaboration with the Dublin Institute for Advanced Studies and Karlsruhe University

2) To carry out a detailed geophysical survey in North Rockall Trough, to the South of the Wyville-Thompson Ridge
Chief scientistMartin C Sinha (University of Durham, Department of Geological Sciences)
Cruise reportRRS Shackleton S6/82 cruise report shackleton6_82.pdf (1.37 MB) 
Ocean/sea areas 
GeneralNorth Sea
Track chartsRRS Shackleton S6/82 cruise track — trk2757.html RRS Shackleton S6/82 cruise track — trk2757a.html RRS Shackleton S6/82 cruise track — trk2757b.html RRS Shackleton S6/82 cruise track — trk2757c.html RRS Shackleton S6/82 cruise track — trk2757d.html
Geology and geophysics 
Multi-beam echosoundingQuantity: track kilometres = 2111
Single channel seismic reflectionQuantity: track kilometres = 1889
Seismic refractionQuantity: 120
Gravity measurementsQuantity: track kilometres = 2111.28
Magnetic measurementsQuantity: track kilometres = 2111.28