RRS James Clark Ross JR19930102 (JR03)
Cruise summary report
|Ship name (ship code)||RRS James Clark Ross (74JC)|
|Cruise identifier||JR19930102 (JR03)|
|Cruise period||1993-01-02 — 1993-01-28|
|Port of departure||Stanley, Falkland Islands (Malvinas)|
|Port of return||Stanley, Falkland Islands (Malvinas)|
|Objectives||The 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 scientist||Peter Ward (British Antarctic Survey)|
|Project||Marine Biology-South Georgia|
|Coordinating body||BAS MLSD|
|Cruise report||(0.34 MB)|
|General||South Atlantic Ocean|
|Track charts||(00 MB)|
|Subsurface temperature and salinity measurements||Description: A number of CTD casts were made during the cruise. No. of deployments not noted.|
|Current meters||Description: 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|
|Zooplankton||Description: Work made on zooplankton. No. of samples not noted.|
|Crustaceans||Description: A number of RMT deployments were made throughout the cruise, in hauling for krill. No. of hauls not noted.|