Cruise inventory

RV Melville MV1102

Cruise plan

Cruise Info. 
Ship name (ship code)RV Melville (318M)
Cruise identifierMV1102
Cruise period2011-02-20 — 2011-03-14
StatusCompleted
Port of departureCape Town, South Africa
Port of returnValparaiso, Chile
PurposeResearch
ObjectivesRoutine oollection of geological, oceanographic and meteorological data by research vessel Melville on transit cruise. Underway data, pelagic and plankton studies, marine mammal survey and an optical survey.
Chief scientistBruce Appelgate (Scripps Institution of Oceanography)
Ocean/sea areas 
GeneralSouth Atlantic Ocean