Cruise inventory

RRS Charles Darwin CD33

Cruise summary report

Cruise Info. 
Ship name (ship code)RRS Charles Darwin (74AB)
Cruise identifierCD33
Cruise period1988-05-05 — 1988-06-01
Port of departureSuva, Fiji
Port of returnAuckland, New Zealand
ObjectivesTo obtain geological and geophysical data
Chief scientistLindsay M Parson (Institute of Oceanographic Sciences Wormley Laboratory)
Cruise reportRRS Charles Darwin CD33 cruise report cd33.pdf — access key 'C' (0.52 MB) 
Ocean/sea areas 
GeneralSouth West Pacific Ocean (limit 140W)
SpecificSW Pacific (Lau Basin)
Track chartsRRS Charles Darwin CD33 cruise track — cd33track.pdf (0.07 MB) 
Geology and geophysics 
DredgeQuantity: number of deployments = 18
Core - soft bottomQuantity: number of cores = 33
Single-beam echosoundingQuantity: track kilometres = 6000
Long/short range side scan sonarQuantity: track kilometres = 3300
Single channel seismic reflectionQuantity: track kilometres = 3300
Seismic refractionDescription: 3 sonobuoys
Gravity measurementsQuantity: track kilometres = 7008
Magnetic measurementsQuantity: track kilometres = 3411