Cruise inventory

RRS John Biscoe JB07

Cruise summary report

Cruise Info. 
Ship name (ship code)RRS John Biscoe (74JB)
Cruise identifierJB07
Cruise period1987-02-05 — 1987-03-06
Port of departureStanley, Falkland Islands (Malvinas)
Port of returnMontevideo, Uruguay
ObjectivesThe cruise was concerned with two projects: firstly a study of the Weddell Sea Bottom Water and its influence on sedimentation in the Weddell Sea, and secondly an investigation of a young intra-oceanic ridge crest - trench collision zone just to the south of the present South Sandwich Island Arc.
Chief scientistIan W Hamilton (University of Birmingham Department of Geological Sciences)
ProjectMarine Earth Sciences and Physical Oceanography in the Weddell Sea
Cruise reportRRS John Biscoe JB07 cruise report john_biscoe_feb87.pdf — access key 'C' (0.87 MB) 
Ocean/sea areas 
GeneralSouth Atlantic Ocean
South Pacific Ocean
SpecificWeddell Sea, South of South Sandwich Island Arc
Track chartsRRS John Biscoe JB07 cruise track — john_biscoe_feb87track.pdf (0.22 MB) 
Physical oceanography 
CTD stationsDescription: A number of CTD stations were worked during the cruise. No. of stations not noted.
Geology and geophysics 
DredgeDescription: A number of dredges were made during the cruise. No. of dreges not noted.
Magnetic measurementsDescription: A number of magnetometer profiles were made during the cruise. No. of profiles not noted.