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RRS Discovery D151

Cruise summary report

Cruise Info. 
Ship name (ship code)RRS Discovery (74E3)
Cruise identifierD151
Cruise period1984-09-18 — 1984-09-29
StatusCompleted
Port of departureFalmouth, United Kingdom
Port of returnFalmouth, United Kingdom
PurposeResearch
ObjectivesSOFAR float deployment. 37-45 degN, 13-19 degW
Chief scientistW John Gould (Institute of Oceanographic Sciences Wormley Laboratory)
ProjectSOFAR floats
Ocean/sea areas 
GeneralBay of Biscay
North East Atlantic Ocean (limit 40W)
SpecificAtlantic
Track chartsRRS Discovery D151 cruise track — trk3096.html
Measurements 
Physical oceanography 
Other physical oceanographic measurementsQuantity: number of stations = 4
Description: autonomous listening stations (ALS)
Meteorology 
Routine standard measurements
Geology and geophysics 
Multi-beam echosoundingDescription: continuous