FS Meteor M64/1

Cruise summary report

Cruise Info. 
Ship name (ship code)FS Meteor (06M3)
Cruise identifierM64/1
Cruise period2005-04-02 — 2005-05-03
Port of departureMindelo, Cape Verde
Port of returnFortaleza, Brazil
ObjectivesThe three main goals of the M64/1 cruise were:
1. Study volcanic, hydrothermal, and biological processes at the newly discovered vents at 4°48'S on the Mid-Atlantic Ridge (MAR)
2. Sample an extensive young volcanic eruption site at 8°48'S
3. Explore and find more hydrothermally active regions on the MAR further south.
Chief scientistKarsten Haase (GEOMAR Helmholtz Centre for Ocean Research, Kiel (West Shore Campus))
Cruise reportFS Meteor M64/1 cruise report meteor_m64.pdf (8.45 MB) 
Ocean/sea areas 
GeneralSouth East Atlantic Ocean (limit 20W)
Track chartsFS Meteor M64/1 cruise track — meteor_m64trk.pdf (0.21 MB)