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Cruise inventory

RRS Shackleton S3/80 Leg 10

Cruise summary report

Cruise Info. 
Ship name (ship code)RRS Shackleton (74SF)
Cruise identifierS3/80 Leg 10
Cruise period1980-08-28 — 1980-09-08
Port of departureDundee, United Kingdom
Port of returnDundee, United Kingdom
ObjectivesThe vessel sailed from Dundee with the objective of completeing the work in the main survey areas, to run a transit line along the track of a digital sparkrer survey completed earlier. The first objective was completed in siz datys, lines 51-56. The transit line number 57 was then run giving excellent correlation with the digital sparker records. Lines 58-67 were run but time limited the proposed programme. A total of 1280km were surveyed.
Chief scientistA Dobinson (Institute of Geological Sciences, Edinburgh)
Coordinating bodyNERC
Cruise reportRRS Shackleton S3/80 Leg 10 cruise report shackleton3_80leg3.pdf — access key 'C' (0.76 MB) 
Ocean/sea areas 
GeneralNorth Sea
Track chartsRRS Shackleton S3/80 Leg 10 cruise track — trk2473.html
Geology and geophysics 
Seismic refractionQuantity: track kilometres = 1280
Description: geophysical survey
Gravity measurementsQuantity: track kilometres = 1280
Description: geophysical survey