Cruise inventory

RRS James Clark Ross JR19930102 (JR03)

Cruise summary report

Cruise Info. 
Ship name (ship code)RRS James Clark Ross (74JC)
Cruise identifierJR19930102 (JR03)
Cruise period1993-01-02 — 1993-01-28
StatusCompleted
Port of departureStanley, Falkland Islands (Malvinas)
Port of returnStanley, Falkland Islands (Malvinas)
PurposeResearch
ObjectivesThe main objectives of the cruise were:
1. The establishment of sampling stations along a transect, running out some 50 nautical miles from the north coast of South Georgia.
2. Measurement of copepod egg production rates, larval fish surverys and target fishing for krill.
Chief scientistPeter Ward (British Antarctic Survey)
ProjectMarine Biology-South Georgia
Coordinating bodyBAS MLSD
Cruise reportRRS James Clark Ross JR19930102 (JR03) cruise report jr03.pdf — access key 'C' (0.34 MB) 
Ocean/sea areas 
GeneralSouth Atlantic Ocean
SpecificSouth Georgia
Track chartsRRS James Clark Ross JR19930102 (JR03) cruise track — jr03track.pdf (00 MB) 
Measurements 
Physical oceanography 
Subsurface temperature and salinity measurementsDescription: A number of CTD casts were made during the cruise. No. of deployments not noted.
Current metersDescription: A number of CTD casts were made during the cruise. No. of deployments not noted.
Current profiler (eg ADCP)Quantity: number of profiles = 1
Description: ADCP calibration at the start of the cruise and then a number of profiles were made during the cruise. No. of profiles not made.
Biology and fisheries 
ZooplanktonDescription: Work made on zooplankton. No. of samples not noted.
CrustaceansDescription: A number of RMT deployments were made throughout the cruise, in hauling for krill. No. of hauls not noted.