RRS Challenger CH7/76

Cruise summary report

Cruise Info. 
Ship name (ship code)RRS Challenger (74CH)
Cruise identifierCH7/76
Cruise period1976-05-01 — 1976-05-16
Port of departureAberdeen, United Kingdom
Port of returnArdrossan, United Kingdom
ObjectivesThe objectives of this cruise were geophysical surveying plus deployment of the Consub sea-bed sampling vehicle. Objectives were achieved, but significant time was lost due to a variety of technical problems with the Consub system.
Chief scientistD A Ardus (Institute of Geological Sciences, Edinburgh)
Cruise reportRRS Challenger CH7/76 cruise report ch7_76.pdf (0.21 MB) 
Ocean/sea areas 
GeneralNorth Sea
Track chartsRRS Challenger CH7/76 cruise track — ch7_76track.pdf (0.03 MB) 
Geology and geophysics 
GrabDescription: Shipek grab.
Core - rockDescription: Consub
Core - soft bottomDescription: Gravity coring