Cruise inventory

RRS Discovery D72

Cruise summary report

Cruise Info. 
Ship name (ship code)RRS Discovery (74E3)
Cruise identifierD72
Cruise period1975-05-31 — 1975-06-26
StatusCompleted
ObjectivesTopographic expt.
Chief scientistW John Gould (Institute of Oceanographic Sciences Wormley Laboratory)
Ocean/sea areas 
GeneralNorth East Atlantic Ocean (limit 40W)
Track chartsRRS Discovery D72 cruise track — trk1621.html
Measurements 
Physical oceanography 
Surface measurements underway (T,S)
Water bottle stationsQuantity: number of stations = 27
Description: bottom only
CTD stationsQuantity: number of stations = 27
Current metersQuantity: 7
Description: 70 days
Currents measured from ship drift
Neutrally buoyant floatsQuantity: 20
Chemical oceanography 
Oxygen
Silicate
Meteorology 
Routine standard measurements
Geology and geophysics 
Multi-beam echosounding
Other geological/geophysical measurementsQuantity: 4
Description: chemical analysis of sediments
Data held at BODC 
Series/Profiles 
25  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.
559901975-06-04 20:38 41° 27' 29" N  13° 43' 59" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 55990
560041975-06-05 06:20 41° 19' 59" N  14° 0' 0" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 56004
560161975-06-05 19:18 41° 7' 0" N  14° 7' 0" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 56016
560411975-06-06 06:18 41° 25' 59" N  14° 7' 59" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 56041
560531975-06-06 14:19 41° 15' 0" N  13° 56' 59" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 56053
560651975-06-06 21:11 41° 13' 30" N  14° 4' 0" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 56065
560771975-06-07 06:51 41° 6' 0" N  13° 45' 0" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 56077
560891975-06-07 17:00 41° 17' 59" N  14° 1' 59" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 56089
560901975-06-08 00:55 41° 13' 0" N  14° 19' 59" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 56090
561081975-06-08 09:38 41° 13' 59" N  13° 37' 0" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 56108
561211975-06-08 16:20 41° 19' 59" N  14° 0' 0" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 56121
561701975-06-10 01:30 41° 22' 0" N  14° 15' 0" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 56170
561821975-06-10 10:11 41° 28' 0" N  13° 45' 0" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 56182
561941975-06-11 03:58 41° 22' 59" N  14° 4' 0" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 56194
562011975-06-11 08:21 41° 21' 0" N  14° 1' 0" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 56201
562131975-06-14 04:10 41° 13' 0" N  14° 9' 0" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 56213
562251975-06-16 03:14 41° 15' 0" N  13° 46' 0" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 56225
562371975-06-17 05:18 41° 28' 0" N  13° 52' 30" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 56237
562491975-06-17 22:17 41° 10' 59" N  13° 53' 30" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 56249
562501975-06-18 04:18 41° 7' 0" N  14° 15' 0" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 56250
562621975-06-19 00:36 41° 22' 0" N  13° 45' 0" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 56262
562741975-06-19 06:50 41° 16' 0" N  14° 1' 59" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 56274
562861975-06-21 15:05 41° 15' 0" N  13° 43' 0" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 56286
562981975-06-21 22:27 41° 19' 59" N  14° 0' 0" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 56298
563051975-06-22 04:12 41° 25' 59" N  14° 9' 0" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 56305