Cruise inventory

RRS Bransfield Bran_778

Cruise summary report

Cruise Info. 
Ship name (ship code)RRS Bransfield (74RD)
Cruise identifierBran_778
Cruise period1977-12-20 — 1978-02-11
StatusCompleted
Port of departureStanley, Falkland Islands (Malvinas)
Port of returnMar del Plata, Argentina
PurposeResearch
ObjectivesMagnetic and seismic reflection surveys were carried out in the northern Weddell sea and east of the South Sandwich Islands and similar data were acquired on passage tracks.
Chief scientistPeter F Barker (University of Birmingham Department of Geological Sciences)
ProjectMarine Geophysics Cruise-Scotia Sea
Cruise reportRRS Bransfield Bran_778 cruise report bransfield_778.pdf — access key 'C' (0.10 MB) 
Ocean/sea areas 
GeneralSouth Atlantic Ocean
SpecificSouthern Ocean
Track chartsRRS Bransfield Bran_778 cruise track — bransfield_778track.pdf (00 MB) 
Measurements 
Geology and geophysics 
Magnetic measurementsDescription: A number of mangetometer measurements were made throughout the cruise. No. of measurements not noted.