Cruise inventory

RRS Charles Darwin CD18

Cruise summary report

Cruise Info. 
Ship name (ship code)RRS Charles Darwin (74AB)
Cruise identifierCD18
Cruise period1986-11-14 — 1986-12-13
StatusCompleted
PurposeResearch
ObjectivesTo study the structure and sedimentology of the Makran accretionary prism in the Gulf of Oman, north west Indian Ocean.
Chief scientistRobert S White (University of Cambridge Department of Earth Sciences)
Cruise reportRRS Charles Darwin CD18 cruise report cd18.pdf — access key 'C' (1.27 MB) 
Ocean/sea areas 
GeneralArabian Sea
SpecificMurray Ridge
Track chartsRRS Charles Darwin CD18 cruise track — trk3287.html
Measurements 
Geology and geophysics 
Multi-beam echosoundingQuantity: track kilometres = 5556
Single channel seismic reflectionQuantity: track kilometres = 3200
Seismic refractionQuantity: track kilometres = 250
Gravity measurementsQuantity: track kilometres = 5556
Magnetic measurementsQuantity: track kilometres = 5556