Cruise inventory

RRS Discovery D41 Leg 3

Cruise summary report

Cruise Info. 
Ship name (ship code)RRS Discovery (74E3)
Cruise identifierD41 Leg 3
Cruise period1971-09-11 — 1971-09-18
StatusCompleted
Port of departureStornoway, United Kingdom
Port of returnStornoway, United Kingdom
PurposeFisheries
ObjectivesTo enable four shelf-tide recorders and four Bergen current meters to be recovered after at least 29 days of recording.
1 anchor station 50 hours of current meter readings.
2 bathythermography dips
Tide gauge sphere tests
Radio transmitter test
Chief scientistDavid E Cartwright (National Institute of Oceanography)
Cruise reportRRS Discovery D41 Leg 3 cruise report d41.pdf — access key 'C' (0.53 MB) 
Ocean/sea areas 
GeneralNorth East Atlantic Ocean (limit 40W)
Track chartsRRS Discovery D41 Leg 3 cruise track — d41track.pdf (00 MB) 
Measurements 
Physical oceanography 
BathythermographQuantity: number of measurements = 2
Description: dips
Current metersQuantity: number of recoveries = 4
Description: Bergen
Current metersQuantity: number of stations = 1
Description: anchor station, 50 hour current meter readings
Sea level (inc. bot. press., inverted echosounder)Quantity: number of recoveries = 4
Description: shelf-tide recorders
Biology and fisheries 
Gear researchDescription: tide gauge sphere tests
Gear researchDescription: radio transmitter tests