Cruise inventory

RRS Discovery D225B

Cruise summary report

Cruise Info. 
Ship name (ship code)RRS Discovery (74E3)
Cruise identifierD225B
Cruise period1997-02-24 — 1997-03-07
StatusCompleted
Port of departureFunchal, Portugal
Port of returnVigo, Spain
PurposeResearch
ObjectivesTo complete the testing of the giant piston corer and collect sediment cores from the Agadir Basin, Gulf of Cadiz and Portuguese Margin.
Chief scientistPhilip P E Weaver (Southampton Oceanography Centre)
ProjectSTEAM
Coordinating bodyEC MAST II
Cruise reportRRS Discovery D225B cruise report d225.pdf — access key 'C' (5.38 MB) 
Ocean/sea areas 
GeneralNorth East Atlantic Ocean (limit 40W)
SpecificGulf of Gadiz, Portuguese Margin, Agadir Basin
Track chartsRRS Discovery D225B cruise track — trk4288a.html RRS Discovery D225B cruise track — trk4288b.html
Measurements 
Geology and geophysics 
Core - soft bottomQuantity: number of cores = 1
Description: Giant piston core sample taken at 31deg 06.84'N 15deg 50.81'W - 13m length
Core - soft bottomQuantity: number of cores = 3
Description: Giant piston core samples taken at 32deg 23.02'N 15deg 17.00'W - 25m lengths
Core - soft bottomQuantity: number of cores = 1
Description: Giant piston core sample taken at 32deg 59.31'N 13deg 56.80'W - 10m length
Core - soft bottomQuantity: number of cores = 5
Description: Giant piston core samples taken at 31deg 30.03'N 16deg 11.94'W - 16m lengths
Core - soft bottomQuantity: number of cores = 1
Description: Giant piston core sample taken at 36deg 15.00'N 07deg 43.97'W - 10m length
Core - soft bottomQuantity: number of cores = 1
Description: Giant piston core sample taken at 36deg 41.42'N 08deg 37.97'W - 8m length
Core - soft bottomQuantity: number of cores = 2
Description: Giant piston core samples taken at 34deg 00.20'N 13deg 00.00'W - 8m lengths