RRS Shackleton S9B/82

Cruise summary report

Cruise Info. 
Ship name (ship code)RRS Shackleton (74SF)
Cruise identifierS9B/82
Cruise period1982-10-08 — 1982-10-29
Port of departureBelem, Brazil
Port of returnDakar, Senegal
Chief scientistRobert S White (University of Cambridge Department of Earth Sciences)
Ocean/sea areas 
GeneralNorth West Atlantic Ocean (limit 40W)
Track chartsRRS Shackleton S9B/82 cruise track — trk2779.html
Physical oceanography 
BathythermographQuantity: number of profiles = 7
Other physical oceanographic measurementsQuantity: number of profiles = 1
Description: sound velocity stations
Geology and geophysics 
Multi-beam echosoundingQuantity: track kilometres = 4630
Single channel seismic reflectionQuantity: 110
Seismic refractionQuantity: 120
Gravity measurementsQuantity: track kilometres = 4630
Magnetic measurementsQuantity: track kilometres = 3704