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Cruise inventory

MV Whitethorn 82/WH/05

Cruise summary report

Cruise Info. 
Ship name (ship code)MV Whitethorn (74WT)
Cruise identifier82/WH/05
Cruise period1982-08-19 — 1982-08-31
Port of departureAberdeen, United Kingdom
Port of returnLiverpool, United Kingdom
ObjectivesInst.of Geol.Sc.(IGS);Marine Geol.Unit(MGLU)(D.A.Ardus)

1) To rock drill in a number of areas west of Orkney and Shetland
2) To complete sampling coverage where necessary
Chief scientistJohn A Chesher (Institute of Geological Sciences, Edinburgh), Nigel G T Fannin (Institute of Geological Sciences, Edinburgh)
Cruise reportMV Whitethorn 82/WH/05 cruise report whitethorn05_82leg11.pdf — access key 'C' (5.16 MB) 
Ocean/sea areas 
GeneralNorth Sea
SpecificFoula, Rona, Shipek, Minch
Track chartsMV Whitethorn 82/WH/05 cruise track — whitethron05_82leg11.pdf (0.64 MB) 
Geology and geophysics 
GrabQuantity: number of stations = 60
Description: Shipek Grab
Core - soft bottomQuantity: number of stations = 10
Description: Sediment Corer
Core - soft bottomQuantity: number of stations = 10
Description: Anchored Vibrocorer
In-situ seafloor measurement/samplingQuantity: number of stations = 4
Description: 1M Rock drill sites drilled SE Foula