Cruise inventory

RRS Discovery D81

Cruise summary report

Cruise Info. 
Ship name (ship code)RRS Discovery (74E3)
Cruise identifierD81
Cruise period1977-01-05 — 1977-03-17
StatusCompleted
ObjectivesPhysical oceanography study in eastern North Atlantic
Chief scientistJohn C Swallow (Institute of Oceanographic Sciences Wormley Laboratory), W John Gould (Institute of Oceanographic Sciences Wormley Laboratory)
Ocean/sea areas 
GeneralNorth East Atlantic Ocean (limit 40W)
Track chartsRRS Discovery D81 cruise track — trk2115a.html
Measurements 
Physical oceanography 
Surface measurements underway (T,S)
BathythermographQuantity: number of profiles = 150
Water bottle stationsDescription: T and S with multisampler on all CTD stat.
CTD stationsQuantity: number of stations = 40
Current metersQuantity: number of deployments = 18
Description: 6 stations;4 months
Neutrally buoyant floatsQuantity: number of deployments = 19
Sea level (inc. bot. press., inverted echosounder)Description: tide gauges set during leg 11,recovered in leg 3 (approx.48 days average duration)
Meteorology 
Routine standard measurementsDescription: (2 minutes samples)
Geology and geophysics 
Multi-beam echosounding
Magnetic measurements
Data held at BODC 
Series/Profiles 
42  CTD/STD cast
Vertical spatial coordinates
Salinity of the water column
Temperature of the water column
Vertical spatial coordinates
Salinity of the water column
Temperature of the water column

BODC idDate/TimeLocationDoc.
545931977-02-08 06:46 41° 3' 29" N  24° 24' 29" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 54593
546001977-02-07 22:38 41° 6' 29" N  23° 50' 12" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 54600
546121977-02-08 20:48 41° 6' 6" N  23° 21' 47" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 54612
546241977-02-07 10:18 41° 10' 47" N  22° 53' 24" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 54624
546361977-02-09 18:42 41° 13' 30" N  22° 21' 35" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 54636
546481977-02-07 00:36 41° 16' 48" N  21° 47' 42" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 54648
546611977-02-11 02:56 41° 19' 41" N  21° 13' 18" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 54661
546731977-02-06 13:25 41° 23' 48" N  20° 39' 18" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 54673
546851977-02-11 19:56 41° 25' 47" N  20° 8' 6" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 54685
546971977-02-06 00:45 41° 29' 48" N  19° 33' 29" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 54697
547041977-02-12 14:06 41° 31' 12" N  18° 50' 6" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 54704
547161977-02-05 12:45 41° 35' 35" N  18° 31' 11" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 54716
547281977-02-13 00:14 41° 36' 35" N  18° 10' 23" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 54728
547411977-02-05 01:08 41° 42' 24" N  17° 26' 30" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 54741
547531977-02-13 23:30 41° 45' 6" N  16° 52' 41" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 54753
547651977-02-04 16:12 41° 47' 42" N  16° 21' 35" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 54765
547771977-02-04 09:32 41° 51' 47" N  15° 53' 5" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 54777
547891977-01-26 09:54 41° 53' 12" N  15° 16' 59" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 54789
547901977-02-03 21:18 41° 52' 54" N  14° 40' 23" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 54790
548081977-02-03 05:36 41° 59' 5" N  14° 7' 11" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 54808
548211977-01-26 18:12 41° 55' 12" N  14° 6' 29" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 54821
548331977-02-02 22:07 41° 55' 59" N  13° 36' 6" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 54833
548451977-01-27 02:00 42° 0' 0" N  13° 2' 17" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 54845
548571977-02-02 00:28 42° 1' 48" N  12° 25' 54" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 54857
548691977-01-27 11:22 42° 5' 6" N  11° 50' 12" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 54869
548701977-02-01 12:06 42° 7' 18" N  11° 16' 0" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 54870
548821977-01-27 20:18 42° 6' 17" N  10° 40' 54" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 54882
548941977-02-01 01:18 42° 7' 41" N  10° 15' 47" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 54894
549011977-01-28 02:06 42° 10' 0" N  9° 50' 59" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 54901
549131977-01-31 19:06 42° 11' 53" N  9° 34' 48" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 54913
544521977-01-13 15:20 47° 44' 35" N  23° 54' 29" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 54452
544641977-01-17 12:52 41° 40' 23" N  29° 38' 53" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 54464
544761977-01-21 00:20 41° 38' 17" N  29° 12' 6" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 54476
544881977-01-17 19:46 41° 33' 36" N  28° 45' 29" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 54488
545071977-01-20 15:00 41° 29' 17" N  28° 20' 53" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 54507
545191977-01-18 04:14 41° 24' 53" N  27° 56' 42" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 54519
545201977-01-21 18:35 41° 19' 30" N  27° 28' 59" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 54520
545321977-01-18 12:04 41° 17' 23" N  27° 4' 59" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 54532
545441977-01-22 02:18 41° 13' 0" N  26° 30' 17" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 54544
545561977-01-18 20:34 41° 8' 5" N  26° 4' 5" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 54556
545681977-01-22 22:12 40° 58' 59" N  25° 28' 23" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 54568
545811977-01-19 06:36 41° 1' 54" N  24° 53' 24" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 54581