RRS Challenger CH1/84
Cruise summary report
|Ship name (ship code)||RRS Challenger (74CH)|
|Cruise period||1984-06-06 — 1984-06-20|
|Port of departure||Falmouth, United Kingdom|
|Port of return||Ardrossan, United Kingdom|
|Objectives||1. To obtain two new cross-trough lines to infill data gaps and to provide more continuous profiles from one trough margin to the other.
2. To acquire a seismic profile through IPOD side 610.
3. To improve gravity and seismic reflection coverage on the western flank of southern Rockall Trough.
4. To examine in detail with box surveys two small areas on opposite sides of the trough where matching, correlateable geological structures might be present.
|Chief scientist||Roger A Scrutton (University of Edinburgh Department of Geology)|
|Cruise report||(0.10 MB)|
|General||North East Atlantic Ocean (limit 40W)|
|Specific||N.E. Atlantic Ocean|
|Geology and geophysics|
|Single-beam echosounding||Quantity: track kilometres = 1453.82|
|Long/short range side scan sonar||Quantity: track kilometres = 1453.82|
|Gravity measurements||Quantity: track kilometres = 1453.82|
|Magnetic measurements||Quantity: track kilometres = 1453.82|