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Cruise inventory

RRS Discovery D35

Cruise summary report

Cruise Info. 
Ship name (ship code)RRS Discovery (74E3)
Cruise identifierD35
Cruise period1970-07-11 — 1970-08-19
Port of departureSouthampton, United Kingdom
Port of returnSouthampton, United Kingdom
Objectives1) Second sea trials of GLORIA

2) Side-scan survey

3) Sub-bottom profiling equipment

4) Transducer measurements

5) Sound speed profiles

6) Gulf of Cadiz sedimentation

7) Balearic Island ridge geology

8) Sea-bed 'Oysters'

9) Zooplankton collection for lipid analysis

10) A chemical release
Chief scientistA H B Stride (National Institute of Oceanography)
Cruise reportRRS Discovery D35 cruise report d35.pdf — access key 'C' (0.30 MB) 
Ocean/sea areas 
GeneralBay of Biscay
Mediterranean Sea
Track chartsRRS Discovery D35 cruise track — d35track.pdf (0.05 MB) 
Physical oceanography 
Water bottle stationsDescription: T surface only
Surface drifters/drifting buoysQuantity: 39
Description: bottom
Other physical oceanographic measurementsQuantity: number of profiles = 1
Description: sound velocity stations
Biology and fisheries 
Other biological/fisheries measurementQuantity: 8
Description: lipid concentrations crustacea
Incident radiation
Occasional standard measurements
Other meteorological measurementsDescription: sea and swell
Geology and geophysics 
Multi-beam echosounding
Long/short range side scan sonar
Single channel seismic reflectionQuantity: track kilometres = 1156
Description: 1156 km