MV Whitethorn 82/WH/05 Leg 3
Cruise summary report
|Ship name (ship code)||MV Whitethorn (74WT)|
|Cruise identifier||82/WH/05 Leg 3|
|Cruise period||1982-04-29 — 1982-05-12|
|Port of departure||Scrabster, United Kingdom|
|Port of return||Liverpool, United Kingdom|
|Objectives||Geology. CSU = CSU II Edinburgh
Following on from an earlier geophysics programme the present cruise (the second of four planned cruise legs in the area) was aimed at obtaining both samples and cores, including rock cores. The data will be used in the preparation of the IGS bottom sediments, Quaternary and 'Solid' reconnaissance geology maps.
|Chief scientist||Nigel G T Fannin (Institute of Geological Sciences, Edinburgh)|
|Cruise report||(3.77 MB)|
North East Atlantic Ocean (limit 40W)
|Geology and geophysics|
|Grab||Quantity: number of stations = 108|
|Core - rock||Quantity: number of stations = 14|
Description: 2 drill sites recovered cores of biotite gneiss
|Core - soft bottom||Quantity: number of stations = 88|
Description: 90mm*1.5m barrels were used at sediment sites.
|In-situ seafloor measurement/sampling||Quantity: number of stations = 3|
Description: 6M Drilling. Core recovered at 2 sites. Rock barrels were used with the Gravity corer over areas of rock outcrop and recovered sample of in situ rock.