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Cruise inventory

MV Whitethorn 8/81leg14

Cruise summary report

Cruise Info. 
Ship name (ship code)MV Whitethorn (74WT)
Cruise identifier8/81leg14
Cruise period1981-10-01 — 1981-10-19
Port of departureOban, United Kingdom
Port of returnLiverpool, United Kingdom
ObjectivesGeology. Legs 1-6, 12-14. Principal scientists were: Chesher, Owens, Evans and Fyfe. CSU = CSU II Edinburgh

Leg 14:
The object of the cruise was to use the IGS 1m drill to help solve a number of mapping problems on the Argyll and Tiree sheets, as well as to carry out gravity coring and grabbing.
Chief scientistDaniel Evans (Institute of Geological Sciences, Edinburgh)
Cruise reportMV Whitethorn 8/81leg14 cruise report whitethorn08_81leg14.pdf — access key 'C' (3.92 MB) 
Ocean/sea areas 
GeneralNorth Sea
SpecificTiree and Argyll Sheet
Geology and geophysics 
GrabQuantity: number of stations = 115
Description: Shipek grab
Core - rockQuantity: number of stations = 36
Description: Vibrocorer
Core - soft bottomQuantity: number of stations = 61
Description: Gravity sediment corer system
In-situ seafloor measurement/samplingQuantity: number of stations = 22
Description: IGS 1m drill system (2 drills)