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Cruise inventory

RRS Charles Darwin CD15

Cruise summary report

Cruise Info. 
Ship name (ship code)RRS Charles Darwin (74AB)
Cruise identifierCD15
Cruise period1986-08-12 — 1986-09-03
ObjectivesGeochemical studies in the Indian Ocean
Chief scientistHarry Elderfield (University of Cambridge Department of Earth Sciences), J Dennis Burton (University of Southampton Department of Oceanography)
Ocean/sea areas 
GeneralIndian Ocean
SpecificW. Indian Ocean
Track chartsRRS Charles Darwin CD15 cruise track — trk3333.html
Physical oceanography 
Water bottle stationsQuantity: number of samples = 8
Description: surface S only
CTD stationsQuantity: number of stations = 8
Chemical oceanography 
OxygenQuantity: number of stations = 8
PhosphateQuantity: number of stations = 8
NitrateQuantity: number of stations = 8
SilicateQuantity: number of stations = 8
AlkalinityQuantity: number of stations = 4
Trace elementsQuantity: number of stations = 8
IsotopesQuantity: number of stations = 8
Other chemical oceanographic measurementsQuantity: number of stations = 8
Description: chlorinity