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RRS Charles Darwin CD11

Cruise summary report

Cruise Info. 
Ship name (ship code)RRS Charles Darwin (74AB)
Cruise identifierCD11
Cruise period1986-04-03 — 1986-04-28
Port of departureBarry, United Kingdom
Port of returnFalmouth, United Kingdom
ObjectivesThe objective of this cruise was to shoot two detailed seismic experiments in the northeast Atlantic, to investigate seismic anisotropy, anelastic attenuation and sub-basement reflectors in the oceanic crust.
Chief scientistMartin C Sinha (University of Cambridge Department of Earth Sciences)
Cruise reportRRS Charles Darwin CD11 cruise report cd11.pdf — access key 'C' (1.09 MB) 
Ocean/sea areas 
GeneralNorth East Atlantic Ocean (limit 40W)
SpecificEastern Atlantic
Track chartsRRS Charles Darwin CD11 cruise track — trk3152.html
Physical oceanography 
BathythermographQuantity: number of profiles = 3
Other physical oceanographic measurementsQuantity: number of profiles = 2
Description: sound velocity stations
Geology and geophysics 
Multi-beam echosoundingQuantity: track kilometres = 2590
Single channel seismic reflectionQuantity: track kilometres = 650
Seismic refractionQuantity: track kilometres = 90
Magnetic measurementsQuantity: track kilometres = 460