RRS Challenger CH8/84 (P12)

Cruise summary report

Cruise Info. 
Ship name (ship code)RRS Challenger (74CH)
Cruise identifierCH8/84 (P12)
Cruise period1984-10-09 — 1984-10-25
ObjectivesGeophysical/ Quaternary seds.
Chief scientistMaxwell R Dobson (University of Wales Aberystwyth Department of Geology), R J Whittington (University of Wales Aberystwyth Department of Geology)
Ocean/sea areas 
GeneralIrish Sea and St. George's Channel
North East Atlantic Ocean (limit 40W)
SpecificS. Irish Sea/ Southern Minch
Track chartsRRS Challenger CH8/84 (P12) cruise track — trk3156.html RRS Challenger CH8/84 (P12) cruise track — trk3156a.html
Geology and geophysics 
DredgeQuantity: number of deployments = 4
GrabQuantity: number of samples = 10
Core - rockQuantity: number of cores = 2
Core - soft bottomQuantity: number of cores = 4
Single channel seismic reflectionQuantity: track kilometres = 185
Description: also analogue trace