Cruise inventory

RRS Discovery D3_1

Cruise summary report

Cruise Info. 
Ship name (ship code)RRS Discovery (74E3)
Cruise identifierD3_1
Cruise period1964-02-15 — 1964-03-04
StatusCompleted
Port of departurePlymouth, United Kingdom
Port of returnAden, Yemen
PurposeResearch
ObjectivesTo complete its part of the UK contribution to the International Indian Ocean Expedition, Discovery occupied 291 water sampling stations in the Indian Ocean in 154 days at sea.
Chief scientistJohn C Swallow (National Institute of Oceanography)
ProjectInternational Indian Ocean Expedition
Cruise reportRRS Discovery D3_1 cruise report d3.pdf — access key 'C' (0.63 MB) 
Ocean/sea areas 
GeneralIndian Ocean
Red Sea
Gulf of Aden
Track chartsRRS Discovery D3_1 cruise track — d3track.pdf (00 MB) 
Measurements 
Physical oceanography 
Subsurface temperature and salinity measurementsQuantity: number of samples = 1
Description: A number of samples were taken throughout the cruise.
Current metersQuantity: number of samples = 1
Description: A number of current profiles were made throughout the cruise.
Chemical oceanography 
OxygenQuantity: number of samples = 1
Description: A number of samples were taken throughout the cruise.
PhosphateQuantity: number of samples = 1
Description: A number of samples were taken throughout the cruise.
NitrateQuantity: number of samples = 1
Description: A number of samples were taken throughout the cruise.
SilicateQuantity: number of samples = 1
Description: A number of samples were taken throughout the cruise.