RRS Shackleton (57-70) Shack_68
Cruise summary report
|Ship name||RRS Shackleton (57-70)|
|Cruise period||1968-11-13 — 1969-04-10|
|Objectives||Magnetic and bathymetric surveys made in the Drake Passage and Scotia Sea. Seismic experiments were also carried out which included the testing of a seismic profiling system, sonobuoy refraction measurements and a major two ship seismic reflection and refraction programme.|
|Chief scientist||F J Davey (University of Birmingham Department of Geology)|
|Cruise report||(0.08 MB)|
|General||South Atlantic Ocean|
|Specific||Drake Passage, Scotia Sea.|
|Track charts||(0.04 MB)|
|Geology and geophysics|
|Geophysical measurements made at depth||Quantity: number of surveys = 1|
Description: The main geophysics programme took place during the cruise.
|Seismic refraction||Quantity: number of surveys = 2|
Description: A number of seismic surveys took place during the cruise.
|Magnetic measurements||Quantity: number of surveys = 1|
Description: The final magnetometer survey took place during the cruise.