Cruise inventory

RRS Shackleton S3/80 Leg 7

Cruise summary report

Cruise Info. 
Ship name (ship code)RRS Shackleton (74SF)
Cruise identifierS3/80 Leg 7
Cruise period1980-07-19 — 1980-07-30
StatusCompleted
Port of departureDundee, United Kingdom
Port of returnDundee, United Kingdom
PurposeResearch
ObjectivesVessel sailed from Dundee and surveyed lines 12-22 inclusive, totalling 1744km. The Huntec boomer fish was finely trimmed during traverses between lines on the first few days. Thereafter the boomer records were very good. Seimsic record quality was good throughout the leg as were the gravity results.
Chief scientistMichael C Tully (Institute of Geological Sciences, Edinburgh)
Project80/03
Coordinating bodyNERC
Cruise reportRRS Shackleton S3/80 Leg 7 cruise report shackleton3_80leg3.pdf — access key 'C' (0.76 MB) 
Ocean/sea areas 
GeneralNorth Sea
Track chartsRRS Shackleton S3/80 Leg 7 cruise track — trk2473.html
Measurements 
Geology and geophysics 
Seismic refractionQuantity: track kilometres = 1744
Description: geophysical survey
Gravity measurementsQuantity: track kilometres = 1744
Description: geophysical survey