RV Farnella 5/82
Cruise summary report
|Ship name (ship code)||RV Farnella (74AE)|
|Cruise period||1982-01-02 — 1982-01-19|
|Port of departure||Belem, Brazil|
|Port of return||Bridgetown, Barbados|
|Objectives||1. The main objective was to make a long-range side scan sonar study of the morphology of the Amazon Cone, and in particular the distributory channel patterns on the middle and upper fan.
2. A secondary objective was to investigate the southernmost part of the tectonically deformed Barbados Outer Ridge using long-range side scan sonar.
|Chief scientist||John E Damuth (Lamont-Doherty Earth Observatory), Robert H Belderson (Institute of Oceanographic Sciences Wormley Laboratory)|
|Cruise report||(0.21 MB)|
|General||North West Atlantic Ocean (limit 40W)|
|Specific||N.W. Atlantic/ N.E. Atlantic|
|Geology and geophysics|
|Multi-beam echosounding||Quantity: track kilometres = 4504|
|Long/short range side scan sonar||Quantity: track kilometres = 4504|
|Single channel seismic reflection||Quantity: track kilometres = 4148|