Cruise inventory

RRS Discovery D52

Cruise summary report

Cruise Info. 
Ship name (ship code)RRS Discovery (74E3)
Cruise identifierD52
Cruise period1973-02-17 — 1973-03-28
StatusCompleted
Port of departureBarry, United Kingdom
Port of returnSt. George's, Bermuda
PurposeResearch
ObjectivesTo complete a series of net hauls at particular depths for use in comparison with the Smithsonian Institution's own hauls.
Chief scientistJohn C Swallow (Institute of Oceanographic Sciences Wormley Laboratory)
ProjectCINECA
Cruise reportRRS Discovery D52 cruise report d52.pdf — access key 'C' (0.60 MB) 
Ocean/sea areas 
GeneralNorth Atlantic Ocean
Track chartsRRS Discovery D52 cruise track — d52track.pdf (00 MB) 
Measurements 
Physical oceanography 
CTD stationsQuantity: number of stations = 26
Description: std stations had 1 or more water bottles for calibration
Subsurface temperature and salinity measurements
Chemical oceanography 
OxygenQuantity: 13
Description: only on sts.in cineca section
PhosphateQuantity: 13
Description: only on sts.in cineca section
SilicateQuantity: 13
AlkalinityQuantity: 13
Description: only on sts.in cineca section
Biology and fisheries 
ZooplanktonQuantity: number of hauls = 15
Description: these were rmt 1+8 oblique hauls,1000m-1m
NeustonQuantity: number of hauls = 27
Description: these were neuston net hauls,15minutes at surface
Gear research
Meteorology 
Occasional standard measurements
Data held at BODC 
Series/Profiles 
14  CTD/STD cast
Vertical spatial coordinates
Salinity of the water column
Temperature of the water column
Vertical spatial coordinates
Salinity of the water column
Temperature of the water column

BODC idDate/TimeLocationDoc.
2976141973-02-24 19:11 32° 3' 24" N  16° 12' 47" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 297614
2976261973-02-25 20:10 32° 3' 24" N  20° 25' 30" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 297626
2976381973-02-26 20:16 32° 8' 59" N  23° 48' 0" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 297638
2976511973-02-27 20:01 32° 0' 6" N  27° 13' 5" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 297651
2976631973-02-28 20:08 32° 4' 0" N  30° 39' 42" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 297663
2976751973-03-01 21:03 32° 0' 0" N  34° 22' 30" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 297675
2976871973-03-02 21:02 31° 58' 0" N  39° 2' 17" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 297687
2976991973-03-03 21:29 31° 58' 36" N  43° 37' 59" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 297699
2977061973-03-04 22:11 31° 57' 42" N  47° 17' 53" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 297706
2977181973-03-05 22:05 32° 1' 36" N  50° 33' 29" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 297718
2977311973-03-06 22:02 31° 55' 59" N  54° 4' 36" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 297731
2977431973-03-07 22:02 32° 4' 41" N  57° 38' 53" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 297743
2977551973-03-08 22:01 32° 21' 11" N  60° 23' 35" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 297755
2977671973-03-16 21:26 31° 37' 41" N  63° 37' 48" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 297767