RV Franklin FR01/97

Cruise summary report

Cruise Info. 
Ship name (ship code)RV Franklin (09FA)
Cruise identifierFR01/97
Cruise period1997-01-09 — 1997-01-23
Port of departureCairns, Australia
Port of returnSydney, Australia
ObjectivesWater chemistry and sediment mineralogy off the Great Barrier Reef.
1. Search for geochemical signals for shallow water sediment dissolution off the Great Barrier Reef.
2. Gravity Core for Paleoceanographic Research and sediment response to changing saturation state of the sea water.
Chief scientistBradley Opdyke (Australian National University Department of Geological Sciences)
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