Cruise inventory

RRS Discovery D49

Cruise plan

Cruise Info. 
Ship name (ship code)RRS Discovery (74E3)
Cruise identifierD49
Cruise period1972-08-31 — 1972-10-02
ObjectivesJASIN '72
Chief scientistJohn C Swallow (National Institute of Oceanography)
Ocean/sea areas 
GeneralNorth Atlantic Ocean
Irish Sea and St. George's Channel
Physical oceanography 
BathythermographQuantity: number of profiles = 28
Water bottle stationsDescription: hourly msmnts. T surface only
CTD stationsQuantity: number of stations = 1400
Current metersQuantity: 22
Description: 7 VACMS,14 Aanderaa,1 Braincon;12 days-4 months
Surface drifters/drifting buoysQuantity: 8
Description: drogues
Upper air observationsQuantity: 110
Occasional standard measurementsDescription: hourly msmnts.
Other meteorological measurementsDescription: hourly msmnts. of sea and swell