Cruise inventory

RV Nathaniel B. Palmer 3206145_3

Cruise summary report

Cruise Info. 
Ship name (ship code)RV Nathaniel B. Palmer (3206)
Cruise identifier3206145_3
Cruise period1996-05-03 — 1996-07-04
StatusCompleted
Port of departureCape Town, South Africa
Port of returnHobart, Australia
ObjectivesIndian Ocean WOCE line SO41, a meridional circumnavigation of Antarctica at the nominal latitude of 60 S (longitudes 20 E to 120 E). 108 full-depth CTD stations were occupied and a dedicated CFC archive-sample. Nine self-reporting current meters and 17 ALACE floats were deployed.
Chief scientistJames H Swift (Scripps Institution of Oceanography), Thomas Whitworth III (Texas A+M Department of Oceanography)
Cruise reportRV Nathaniel B. Palmer 3206145_3 cruise report 320696_3_csr7036.pdf — access key 'C' (2.22 MB) 
Ocean/sea areas 
GeneralIndian Ocean
Track chartsRV Nathaniel B. Palmer 3206145_3 cruise track — 320696_3track.pdf (00 MB) 
Data held at BODC 
Series/Profiles 
1  Single-beam echosounder
Bathymetry and Elevation
Horizontal spatial co-ordinates
Date and time
Bathymetry and Elevation
Horizontal spatial co-ordinates
Date and time

BODC idDate/TimeLocationDoc.
5826311996-05-05 13:22  — 1996-06-28 13:41 66° 25' 29" S  1° 11' 59" E — 34° 9' 32" S  125° 3' 43" E  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 582631