RRS Shackleton S7/82

Cruise summary report

Cruise Info. 
Ship name (ship code)RRS Shackleton (74SF)
Cruise identifierS7/82
Cruise period1982-07-28 — 1982-08-10
Port of departureLiverpool, United Kingdom
Port of returnBarry, United Kingdom
ObjectivesTo obtain further measurements of bottom boundary layer velocity turbulance at a number of stations and throughout the tidal cycle
Chief scientistSimon R Ferguson (University of Liverpool Department of Oceanography)
Cruise reportRRS Shackleton S7/82 cruise report shackleton7_82.pdf (0.06 MB) 
Ocean/sea areas 
GeneralIrish Sea and St. George's Channel
Track chartsRRS Shackleton S7/82 cruise track — trk2780.html
Physical oceanography 
CTD stationsQuantity: number of stations = 23
Current metersQuantity: 2
Description: 5 days
Other physical oceanographic measurementsQuantity: 36
Description: bottom boundary layer turbulence deployments
Trace metalsQuantity: 18
Description: Hg
Other contaminant measurementsQuantity: 34
Description: atmospheric particulate and heavy metals concentrations
Biology and fisheries 
Other biological/fisheries measurementQuantity: 25
Description: ATP-ADP-AMP concentrations
Geology and geophysics 
Multi-beam echosoundingQuantity: 85