RRS Discovery D27&D28
Cruise summary report
|Ship name (ship code)||RRS Discovery (74E3)|
|Cruise period||1969-06-09 — 1969-07-24|
|Port of departure||Tarbert, United Kingdom|
|Port of return||Southampton, United Kingdom|
|Objectives||1. Sea trials and use of GLORIA.
2. Sea trials and use of air gun reflection profiling equipment.
3. Reflection profiles west of Iberia.
4. Short range side-scan asdic survey.
5. Collection of zooplankton for chemical analysis.
|Chief scientist||A H B Stride (National Institute of Oceanography)|
|Cruise report||(0.15 MB)|
|Track charts||(00 MB)|
|Biology and fisheries|
|Zooplankton||Quantity: number of stations = 14|
Description: At various stations on the cruise samples were collected. 3 types of net were used.
|Gear research||Description: In the lee of the Balearic Isles equipment trials took place. No. of trials not noted.|
|Geology and geophysics|
|Long/short range side scan sonar||Description: To aid the interpretation of GLORIA side-scan survey took place. No. of scans not noted.|