Cruise inventory

Emerald 77/EM/06 Leg 4

Cruise summary report

Cruise Info. 
Ship nameEmerald
Cruise identifier77/EM/06 Leg 4
Cruise period1977-09-16 — 1977-09-27
Port of departureLerwick, United Kingdom
Port of returnAberdeen, United Kingdom
ObjectivesPart of CSNU regional sampling prog. Shallow sampling of Scottish continental shelf.

Completion of survey of eastern side of Shetland sheet, collect shell sand samples in East Orkney and completing sediment samples on Forties and Peterhead sheets
Chief scientistNigel G T Fannin (Institute of Geological Sciences, Edinburgh)
Cruise reportEmerald 77/EM/06 Leg 4 cruise report emerald06_77_leg4.pdf — access key 'C' (3.15 MB) 
Ocean/sea areas 
GeneralNorth Sea
Irish Sea and St. George's Channel
North East Atlantic Ocean (limit 40W)
SpecificScottish continental shelf north and east of Scotland: Forties, Peterhead, East Shetlands Area and East Orkney. Samples taken between 55 and 61 N, and 5 W and 2 E.
Track chartsEmerald 77/EM/06 Leg 4 cruise track — trk2134.html
Geology and geophysics 
GrabQuantity: number of hauls = 176
Description: shipek grab
Core - rockQuantity: number of cores = 76
Description: rock corer
Core - soft bottomQuantity: number of cores = 65
Core - soft bottomQuantity: number of cores = 17
Description: vibrocorer
Other geological/geophysical measurementsQuantity: number of stations = 3
Description: drills