Cruise inventory

RRS Charles Darwin CD52

Cruise summary report

Cruise Info. 
Ship name (ship code)RRS Charles Darwin (74AB)
Cruise identifierCD52
Cruise period1990-08-25 — 1990-09-13
Port of departureTroon, United Kingdom
Port of returnBarry, United Kingdom
ObjectivesSedimentary equivalent of dipping refector basalts
Chief scientistDouglas G Masson (Institute of Oceanographic Sciences Deacon Laboratory)
Cruise reportRRS Charles Darwin CD52 cruise report cd52.pdf — access key 'C' (0.26 MB) 
Ocean/sea areas 
GeneralNorth East Atlantic Ocean (limit 40W)
SpecificRockall Plateau, mainly 20W-25W
Track chartsRRS Charles Darwin CD52 cruise track — trk3678.html
Geology and geophysics 
Single-beam echosoundingQuantity: track kilometres = 3000
Description: 10 kHz bathymetry
Single channel seismic reflectionQuantity: track kilometres = 3000
Description: 3.5 kHz high resolution profiles
Single channel seismic reflectionQuantity: track kilometres = 300
Description: single channel seismic reflection, shot with array of 7 airguns
Multichannel seismic reflectionQuantity: track kilometres = 676
Description: multichannel seismic reflection profiles, 7 airguns, 48 channel streamer
Gravity measurementsQuantity: track kilometres = 3000
Description: shipborne gravity