RRS John Murray JM9/72

Cruise summary report

Cruise Info. 
Ship name (ship code)RRS John Murray (74MJ)
Cruise identifierJM9/72
Cruise period1972-07-27 — 1972-08-17
ObjectivesMarine geology in the Western Approaches.
Chief scientistDouglas Hamilton (University of Bristol Geology Department)
Ocean/sea areas 
GeneralNorth Atlantic Ocean
Track chartsRRS John Murray JM9/72 cruise track — trk1326.html
Physical oceanography 
Current metersQuantity: number of stations = 3
Description: plessey remote rec.current meters;3 67hrs of recording
Geology and geophysics 
DredgeQuantity: number of deployments = 74
Description: 22 samples with shipek grab;12 samples with murray sampler
Bottom photographyQuantity: number of deployments = 3
Description: prints and film;umel camera
Single channel seismic reflectionQuantity: track kilometres = 2222
Magnetic measurementsQuantity: track kilometres = 2222