Cruise inventory

RRS Discovery D41 Leg 2

Cruise summary report

Cruise Info. 
Ship name (ship code)RRS Discovery (74E3)
Cruise identifierD41 Leg 2
Cruise period1971-08-21 — 1971-09-10
StatusCompleted
Port of departureLerwick, United Kingdom
Port of returnStornoway, United Kingdom
PurposeFisheries
ObjectivesWind profile measurements with a spar buoy
Wave measurements
Ship motion measurements
Current measurements with neutrally buoyant floats
Disposable wave buoy and Pisa current meter tests
Chief scientistA G D Watson (National Institute of Oceanography)
Cruise reportRRS Discovery D41 Leg 2 cruise report d41.pdf — access key 'C' (0.53 MB) 
Ocean/sea areas 
GeneralNorth East Atlantic Ocean (limit 40W)
Track chartsRRS Discovery D41 Leg 2 cruise track — d41track.pdf (00 MB) 
Measurements 
Physical oceanography 
Neutrally buoyant floatsDescription: current measurements
Instrumented wave measurements
Other physical oceanographic measurementsDescription: ship motion measurements
Biology and fisheries 
Gear researchDescription: Disposable wave buoy and Pisa current meter tests
Meteorology 
Routine standard measurementsDescription: wind profile measurements