RRS Charles Darwin CD22

Cruise summary report

Cruise Info. 
Ship name (ship code)RRS Charles Darwin (74AB)
Cruise identifierCD22
Cruise period1987-04-13 — 1987-05-07
Port of departurePort Louis, Mauritius
Port of returnVictoria, Seychelles
ObjectivesPhysical oceanography. GR 35549 NERC
Chief scientistJohn H Simpson (University of Wales, Bangor School of Ocean Sciences)
Ocean/sea areas 
GeneralIndian Ocean
SpecificW. Indian Ocean
Physical oceanography 
Surface measurements underway (T,S)
CTD stationsQuantity: number of stations = 200
Transparency (eg transmissometer)Quantity: number of stations = 10
Current metersQuantity: number of stations = 4
Description: moorings (18 current meters) deployed for recovery on CD 24
Current profiler (eg ADCP)Description: ADCP
Chemical oceanography 
NitrateQuantity: number of samples = 500
SilicateQuantity: number of samples = 500