Cruise inventory

RRS Discovery D80

Cruise summary report

Cruise Info. 
Ship name (ship code)RRS Discovery (74E3)
Cruise identifierD80
Cruise period1976-11-30 — 1976-12-15
StatusCompleted
PurposeResearch
ObjectivesNEADS
Chief scientistJames Crease (Institute of Oceanographic Sciences Wormley Laboratory)
Ocean/sea areas 
GeneralNorth East Atlantic Ocean (limit 40W)
Track chartsRRS Discovery D80 cruise track — trk2600.html
Measurements 
Physical oceanography 
Surface measurements underway (T,S)Description: T only
BathythermographQuantity: number of profiles = 71
CTD stationsQuantity: number of stations = 12
Current metersQuantity: 6
Description: moorings; 3 moorings recovered for MAFF;24 days
Currents measured from ship drift
Meteorology 
Incident radiation
Routine standard measurements
Geology and geophysics 
Core - soft bottomQuantity: number of cores = 3
Multi-beam echosoundingQuantity: track kilometres = 2222
Magnetic measurementsQuantity: track kilometres = 1852