Cruise inventory

RRS Charles Darwin CD20

Cruise summary report

Cruise Info. 
Ship name (ship code)RRS Charles Darwin (74AB)
Cruise identifierCD20
Cruise period1987-01-31 — 1987-02-27
StatusCompleted
Port of departureMombasa, Kenya
Port of returnMuscat, Oman
PurposeResearch
ObjectivesTo study sedimentary processes and recent history of the Indus Fan; plus brief survey of part of Makran Margin. INDUS F
Chief scientistNeil H Kenyon (Institute of Oceanographic Sciences Wormley Laboratory)
Cruise reportRRS Charles Darwin CD20 cruise report cd20.pdf — access key 'C' (0.34 MB) 
Ocean/sea areas 
GeneralArabian Sea
SpecificArabian Sea
Track chartsRRS Charles Darwin CD20 cruise track — trk3322.html
Measurements 
Geology and geophysics 
Multi-beam echosoundingQuantity: track kilometres = 5500
Long/short range side scan sonarQuantity: track kilometres = 4830
Description: GLORIA: Geological Long Range Inclined Asdic
Single channel seismic reflectionQuantity: track kilometres = 3580
Description: 160 cu. inch Bolt airgun & 3.5kHz
Gravity measurementsQuantity: track kilometres = 11112
Magnetic measurementsQuantity: track kilometres = 10186