RRS Shackleton S9A/82

Cruise summary report

Cruise Info. 
Ship name (ship code)RRS Shackleton (74SF)
Cruise identifierS9A/82
Cruise period1982-09-07 — 1982-10-04
Port of departureBarry, United Kingdom
Port of returnBelem, Brazil
ObjectivesDeep tow seismic reflection system was tested.
Chief scientistMartin C Sinha (University of Cambridge Department of Earth Sciences)
Cruise reportRRS Shackleton S9A/82 cruise report shackleton9_82.pdf (0.49 MB) 
Ocean/sea areas 
GeneralNorth West Atlantic Ocean (limit 40W)
Track chartsRRS Shackleton S9A/82 cruise track — trk2778.html
Physical oceanography 
Other physical oceanographic measurementsQuantity: number of profiles = 1
Description: sound velocity stations
Geology and geophysics 
In-situ seafloor measurement/samplingQuantity: 2
Description: acoustical properties
Multi-beam echosoundingQuantity: track kilometres = 2222
Seismic refractionQuantity: 70
Gravity measurementsQuantity: track kilometres = 2222.4
Magnetic measurementsQuantity: track kilometres = 1852