Cruise inventory

RRS Charles Darwin CD29

Cruise summary report

Cruise Info. 
Ship name (ship code)RRS Charles Darwin (74AB)
Cruise identifierCD29
Cruise period1987-11-12 — 1987-12-17
StatusCompleted
Port of departureDurban, South Africa
Port of returnFremantle, Australia
ObjectivesPhysical oceanography. Trans-Indian Hydrographic Section (from Durban to Fremantle). Note: ship returned to port (Durban) after 2 days and sailed again on 15 Nov.
Chief scientistJohn M Toole (Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution Department of Physical Oceanography)
ProjectWOCE
Cruise reportRRS Charles Darwin CD29 cruise report cd29.pdf — access key 'C' (0.29 MB) 
Ocean/sea areas 
GeneralIndian Ocean
SpecificSouthern Indian Ocean (29-34degS, 30-115degE)
Track chartsRRS Charles Darwin CD29 cruise track — cd29track.pdf (00 MB) 
Measurements 
Physical oceanography 
Surface measurements underway (T,S)Quantity: number of profiles = 1
Description: thermosalinograph
BathythermographQuantity: number of profiles = 1
Description: Bathysystems Inc. XBTs
Water bottle stationsQuantity: number of stations = 109
Description: salinity samples
CTD stationsQuantity: number of stations = 109
Description: NBIS CTD (WHOI CTD#8 and 9)
Geochemical tracers (eg freons)Quantity: number of stations = 109
Geochemical tracers (eg freons)Quantity: number of stations = 109
Current profiler (eg ADCP)Quantity: number of profiles = 1
Description: shipborne ADCP (RDI 150kHz profiler)
Chemical oceanography 
OxygenQuantity: number of stations = 109
Description: O2 sensor attached to NBIS CTD
OxygenQuantity: number of samples = 109
Description: oxygen samples
PhosphateQuantity: number of stations = 109
NitrateQuantity: number of stations = 109
NitriteQuantity: number of stations = 109
SilicateQuantity: number of stations = 109
IsotopesQuantity: number of stations = 109
Description: tritium and helium-3
Data held at BODC 
Series/Profiles 
1  Single-beam echosounder
Bathymetry and Elevation
Horizontal spatial co-ordinates
Date and time
Bathymetry and Elevation
Horizontal spatial co-ordinates
Date and time

BODC idDate/TimeLocationDoc.
5822371987-11-13 18:20:01  — 1987-12-16 04:32 34° 11' 33" S  30° 21' 11" E — 28° 59' 49" S  114° 49' 47" E  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 582237