Cruise inventory

RRS Charles Darwin CD95

Cruise summary report

Cruise Info. 
Ship name (ship code)RRS Charles Darwin (74AB)
Cruise identifierCD95
Cruise period1995-08-08 — 1995-09-14
StatusCompleted
Port of departureBarry, United Kingdom
Port of returnPonta Delgada, Portugal
PurposeResearch
ObjectivesMeasuring the energy chemical mass and biological fluxes from a hydro- thermally active segment of the Mid Atlantic Ridge
Chief scientistBramley J Murton (Institute of Oceanographic Sciences Deacon Laboratory)
ProjectBRIDGES
Cruise reportRRS Charles Darwin CD95 cruise report cd95.pdf — access key 'C' (2.17 MB) 
Ocean/sea areas 
GeneralNorth Atlantic Ocean
SpecificThe Broken Spur vent field in sector 17 of the Mid Atlantic Ridge
Track chartsRRS Charles Darwin CD95 cruise track — cd95track.pdf (00 MB) 
Measurements 
Physical oceanography 
Surface measurements underway (T,S)Quantity: number of deployments = 24
Description: BRIDGET deployments. Which contained in situ sensors for particulates, temperature, salinity and dissolved Mn.
Current metersQuantity: number of deployments = 6
Description: Current meter deployment
Neutrally buoyant floatsQuantity: number of deployments = 11
Description: Acoustic navigation transponder fish.
Chemical oceanography 
Trace elementsQuantity: number of deployments = 24
Description: BRIDGET deployments. Which contained in situ sensors for particulates, temperature, salinity and dissolved Mn.
Contamination 
Suspended matterQuantity: number of deployments = 24
Description: BRIDGET deployments. Which contained in situ sensors for particulates, temperature, salinity and dissolved Mn.
Trace metalsQuantity: number of deployments = 24
Description: BRIDGET deployments. Which contained in situ sensors for particulates, temperature, salinity and dissolved Mn.
Biology and fisheries 
ZooplanktonQuantity: number of deployments = 14
Description: RMT nets
NektonQuantity: number of deployments = 14
Description: RMT nets
Geology and geophysics 
DredgeQuantity: number of deployments = 4
Description: 4 deployments of the rock chipper sampler
DredgeQuantity: number of deployments = 4
Description: 4 deployments of the rock dredge sampler
Multi-beam echosoundingQuantity: number of surveys = 1
Description: Echo sounder survey.