Cruise inventory

RRS Discovery D20

Cruise summary report

Cruise Info. 
Ship name (ship code)RRS Discovery (74E3)
Cruise identifierD20
Cruise period1967-10-20 — 1967-12-18
StatusCompleted
Port of departurePlymouth, United Kingdom
Port of returnPlymouth, United Kingdom
PurposeResearch
ObjectivesAims

Long-term current measurements in Bay of Biscay.
Studies of stratification in deep water.
Trial measurements of near-surface and near-bottom currents.
Various related observations and instrument trials.
Chief scientistJohn C Swallow (National Institute of Oceanography)
Cruise reportRRS Discovery D20 cruise report d020.pdf — access key 'C' (0.28 MB) 
Ocean/sea areas 
GeneralBay of Biscay
North East Atlantic Ocean (limit 40W)
Track chartsRRS Discovery D20 cruise track — d020trk.pdf (00 MB)