Cruise inventory

RRS James Clark Ross JR20040714 (JR132)

Cruise summary report

Cruise Info. 
Ship name (ship code)RRS James Clark Ross (74JC)
Cruise identifierJR20040714 (JR132)
Cruise period2004-07-14 — 2004-07-22
StatusCompleted
Port of departurePortland Harbour, United Kingdom
Port of returnQaqortoq, Greenland
PurposeTrials
ObjectivesThe technical objectives were:

1. Test the EA600 operation.
2. Test the TOPAS Sub-Bottom Profiler after a software upgrade.
3. Test the multibeam after a software upgrade.
4. Test the SSU with the EA600, multibeam and TOPAS interface.
Chief scientistCarol J Pudsey (British Antarctic Survey)
Cruise reportRRS James Clark Ross JR20040714 (JR132) cruise report jr132.pdf — access key 'C' (5.12 MB) 
Ocean/sea areas 
GeneralNorth Atlantic Ocean
Labrador Sea (Davis Strait)
SpecificU.K. to SW Greenland
Track chartsRRS James Clark Ross JR20040714 (JR132) cruise track — jr132track.pdf (00 MB) 
Measurements 
Physical oceanography 
BathythermographQuantity: number of deployments = 1
Description: A number for XBTs were deployed throughout the cruise. No. of deployments nt noted.
Geology and geophysics 
Multi-beam echosoundingQuantity: activity duration in days = 2
Description: A number of echo-sounder trials were carried out during the cruise. No. of trials not noted.
Magnetic measurementsDescription: A number of magnetic and TOPAS measurements were taken throughout the cruise. No. of measurements not noted.