RRS Discovery D134

Cruise summary report

Cruise Info. 
Ship name (ship code)RRS Discovery (74E3)
Cruise identifierD134
Cruise period1983-03-01 — 1983-03-27
ObjectivesGeology/ Geophysics
Chief scientistTim J G Francis (Institute of Oceanographic Sciences Wormley Laboratory)
Cruise reportRRS Discovery D134 cruise report d134.pdf (0.93 MB) 
Ocean/sea areas 
GeneralNorth East Atlantic Ocean (limit 40W)
SpecificN.E. Atlantic
Track chartsRRS Discovery D134 cruise track — trk3323.html RRS Discovery D134 cruise track — trk3323b.html
Geology and geophysics 
DredgeQuantity: number of deployments = 2
Core - soft bottomQuantity: number of cores = 20
Bottom photographyQuantity: number of deployments = 5
Single-beam echosoundingDescription: 3.5 kHz
Multi-beam echosoundingQuantity: track kilometres = 3506
Gravity measurementsQuantity: track kilometres = 3505.836
Magnetic measurementsQuantity: track kilometres = 3505.836
Other geological/geophysical measurementsQuantity: number of deployments = 9
Description: deep high resolution profiler
Other geological/geophysical measurementsQuantity: number of deployments = 4
Description: heat flow probe
Data held at BODC 
Discrete samples 
3  Gravity Corer
2  Piston corer