Cruise inventory

RRS Bransfield Bran_767

Cruise summary report

Cruise Info. 
Ship name (ship code)RRS Bransfield (74RD)
Cruise identifierBran_767
Cruise period1976-12-20 — 1977-01-20
StatusCompleted
Port of returnStanley, Falkland Islands (Malvinas)
PurposeResearch
ObjectivesCruise attempted to consolidate the magnetic data collected in the Weddell Sea by RRS Shackleton durnig the 1973-74 season and byt RRS Bransfield in the 74-75 and 75-76 seasons. Additional magnetic and bathymetric data were obtained on a few other tracks in the Scotia Sea.
Chief scientistR A Jahn (University of Birmingham Department of Geological Sciences)
ProjectMarine Geophysics Cruise - Scotia Sea
Cruise reportRRS Bransfield Bran_767 cruise report bransfield_767.pdf — access key 'C' (0.11 MB) 
Ocean/sea areas 
GeneralSouth Atlantic Ocean
SpecificSouthern Ocean
Track chartsRRS Bransfield Bran_767 cruise track — bransfield_767track.pdf (00 MB) 
Measurements 
Physical oceanography 
Surface measurements underway (T,S)Description: A number of magnetometer and bathymetric measurements were made throughout the cruise. No. of measurements not noted.
Geology and geophysics 
Magnetic measurementsDescription: A number of magnetometer and bathymetric measurements were made throughout the cruise. No. of measurements not noted.