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Cruise inventory

MV Whitethorn 8/81leg3

Cruise summary report

Cruise Info. 
Ship name (ship code)MV Whitethorn (74WT)
Cruise identifier8/81leg3
Cruise period1981-04-29 — 1981-05-13
Port of departureAberdeen, United Kingdom
Port of returnAberdeen, United Kingdom
ObjectivesGeology. Legs 1-6, 12-14. Principal scientists were: Chesher, Owens, Evans and Fyfe. CSU = CSU II Edinburgh

Leg 3:
Leg 3 continued the sampling of the Bosie's Bank sheet mapping area. The primary objective was completion of the Bosie's Bank SE 1:100 00 sheet, followed by infill sampling on Bosie's Bank SW. 112 sites were occupied, 44 with the vibrocorer.
Chief scientistRodney Owens (Institute of Geological Sciences, Edinburgh)
Cruise reportMV Whitethorn 8/81leg3 cruise report whitethorn08_81leg3.pdf — access key 'C' (3.92 MB) 
Ocean/sea areas 
GeneralNorth Sea
SpecificBosie's Bank
Geology and geophysics 
GrabQuantity: number of stations = 112
Description: Shipek grab used
Core - soft bottomQuantity: number of stations = 44
Description: Vibrocorer used. All core taken on this leg was cut, opened, photographed, geotechnically tested and geologically logged.
Core - soft bottomQuantity: number of stations = 67
Description: Gravity corer used