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General
Data set name

Geophysical data from the central Indian Ocean Basin collected on RRS Charles Darwin cruise 28 (1987)

Data holding centreUniversity of Edinburgh, Department of Geology and Geophysics
CountryUnited Kingdom  United Kingdom
Time periodFrom 27 September to 01 November 1987
OngoingNo
Geographical area

Central Indian Ocean Basin

Observations 
Parameters

Gravity; Bathymetry and Elevation; Magnetics

Instruments

Single-beam echosounders; multi-beam echosounders; gravimeters; magnetometers; satellite positioning systems

Description 
Summary

The data set comprises geophysical data collected on RRS Charles Darwin cruise 28 to the central Indian Ocean Basin between 27 September and 01 November 1987. Altogether over 4000km of navigation, bathymetry, magnetics and gravity data were obtained.

OriginatorsUniversity of Edinburgh, Department of Geology and Geophysics
Availability 
OrganisationUniversity of Edinburgh, Department of Geology and Geophysics
AvailabilityBy negotiation
ContactSecretariat
Address

University of Edinburgh, Department of Geology and Geophysics
The King's Buildings, West Mains Road
Edinburgh

EH9 3JW
United Kingdom

Telephone+44 (0)131 535 4051
Emailinfo@geos.ed.ac.uk
Administration 
Collating centreBritish Oceanographic Data Centre
Local identifier1007002
Global identifier247
Last revised2009-11-30