Cruise inventory

RRS Charles Darwin CD87

Cruise summary report

Cruise Info. 
Ship name (ship code)RRS Charles Darwin (74AB)
Cruise identifierCD87
Cruise period1994-06-16 — 1994-07-20
StatusCompleted
Port of departureBarry, United Kingdom
Port of returnReykjavík, Iceland
PurposeResearch
ObjectivesA gravity magnetic and multi-beam bathymetric survey of Reykjanes Ridge
Chief scientistRoger C Searle (University of Durham, Department of Geological Sciences)
Cruise reportRRS Charles Darwin CD87 cruise report cd87.pdf — access key 'C' (3.05 MB) 
Ocean/sea areas 
GeneralNorth East Atlantic Ocean (limit 40W)
SpecificNorth east Atlantic
Measurements 
Physical oceanography 
BathythermographQuantity: number of deployments = 31
Description: Daily XBT deployments
Other physical oceanographic measurementsQuantity: number of deployments = 2
Description: Velocity dips.
Biology and fisheries 
Gear researchQuantity: number of deployments = 3
Description: 3 claibration deployments od EM12.
Geology and geophysics 
Bottom photographyQuantity: number of deployments = 1
Description: CAM77 deployment over Cambridge seismic line.
Magnetic measurementsQuantity: number of deployments = 2
Description: Magnetometer deployments