Cruise inventory

RRS Shackleton S3/80 Leg 9

Cruise summary report

Cruise Info. 
Ship name (ship code)RRS Shackleton (74SF)
Cruise identifierS3/80 Leg 9
Cruise period1980-08-15 — 1980-08-26
StatusCompleted
Port of departureDundee, United Kingdom
Port of returnDundee, United Kingdom
PurposeResearch
ObjectivesVessel sailed from Dundee. Lines 37-42 inclusive, totalling 634km were completed in the main survey area. Lines 43-50, totalling 433km were completed in the Tay/Forth coastal area. The watergun failed and was unservicable for the rest of the season. The CAMAC system underwent further trials.
Chief scientistMichael C Tully (Institute of Geological Sciences, Edinburgh)
Project80/03
Coordinating bodyNERC
Cruise reportRRS Shackleton S3/80 Leg 9 cruise report shackleton3_80leg3.pdf — access key 'C' (0.76 MB) 
Ocean/sea areas 
GeneralNorth Sea
Track chartsRRS Shackleton S3/80 Leg 9 cruise track — trk2473.html
Measurements 
Geology and geophysics 
Seismic refractionQuantity: track kilometres = 1067
Description: geophysical survey
Gravity measurementsQuantity: track kilometres = 1067
Description: geophysical survey