FS Meteor M60/3

Cruise summary report

Cruise Info. 
Ship name (ship code)FS Meteor (06M3)
Cruise identifierM60/3
Cruise period2004-01-14 — 2004-02-14
Port of departureFort-de-France, Martinique
Port of returnFort-de-France, Martinique
ObjectivesMid-Atlantic Expedition 2003-2004
Leg 3. Mineralogical, geochemical, and biological investigations of hydrothermal systems on the Mid-Atlantic Ridge between 14°45'N and 15°05'N (HYDROMAR I)
Cruise M60/3 took place from January 13 through February 14, 2004 from/to Fort-de-France (Martinique) and led to the Logatchev hydrothermal fields situated on the Mid-Atlantic Ridge (MAR) at 14°45'N and 44°59'W as well as to a working area II at 14°55'N and 44°55'W. The main mapping and sampling tool used during the cruise was the ROV (Remotely Operated Vehicle) QUEST rovided by the University of Bremen.
Chief scientistThomas Kuhn (GEOMAR Helmholtz Centre for Ocean Research, Kiel (West Shore Campus))
Cruise reportFS Meteor M60/3 cruise report meteor_m60.pdf (9.34 MB) 
Ocean/sea areas 
GeneralNorth West Atlantic Ocean (limit 40W)
SpecificMid-Atlantic Ridge