RRS Challenger CH7/85

Cruise summary report

Cruise Info. 
Ship name (ship code)RRS Challenger (74CH)
Cruise identifierCH7/85
Cruise period1985-07-16 — 1985-08-09
ObjectivesSediment investigation
Chief scientistGeoffrey S Boulton (University of Edinburgh Department of Geology)
Ocean/sea areas 
GeneralNorth East Atlantic Ocean (limit 40W)
SpecificS.E. Iceland
Track chartsRRS Challenger CH7/85 cruise track — trk3068.html
Physical oceanography 
Surface measurements underway (T,S)Quantity: track kilometres = 1480
CTD stationsQuantity: number of stations = 24
Current metersQuantity: number of stations = 11
Description: 8 c.m.recovered after 8 days;60 days
Geology and geophysics 
Core - soft bottomQuantity: number of cores = 18
Bottom photographyQuantity: number of deployments = 10
Single-beam echosoundingQuantity: track kilometres = 1480
Long/short range side scan sonarQuantity: track kilometres = 90
Single channel seismic reflectionQuantity: track kilometres = 1120