Cruise inventory

RRS Challenger CH16/76

Cruise summary report

Cruise Info. 
Ship name (ship code)RRS Challenger (74CH)
Cruise identifierCH16/76
Cruise period1976-10-18 — 1976-11-01
StatusCompleted
Port of departureArdrossan, United Kingdom
Port of returnDunstaffnage, United Kingdom
PurposeResearch
ObjectivesInvestigation of deep sea demersal fish and plankton and study deep sea and shelf benthos
Chief scientistJohn D M Gordon (Scottish Marine Biological Association)
Cruise reportRRS Challenger CH16/76 cruise report ch16_76.pdf — access key 'C' (5.18 MB) 
Ocean/sea areas 
GeneralInner Seas off the West Coast of Scotland
Track chartsRRS Challenger CH16/76 cruise track — ch16_76trk.pdf (0.08 MB) 
Measurements 
Biology and fisheries 
ZoobenthosDescription: Agassiz trawls and Epibenthic sledge.
Demersal fishDescription: Granton trawl.
Geology and geophysics 
Core - soft bottomDescription: multiple corer samples.