RRS John Biscoe JB02

Cruise summary report

Cruise Info. 
Ship name (ship code)RRS John Biscoe (74JB)
Cruise identifierJB02
Cruise period1980-02-27 — 1980-04-15
Port of departureStanley, Falkland Islands (Malvinas)
Port of returnStanley, Falkland Islands (Malvinas)
ObjectivesPrincipal objective was the study of krill in the South Georgia area, specifically:
1) Behaviour and aspects of swarming during two drift surveys
2) Interaction with upwelling and predators during a South Georgia circumnavigation
Chief scientistBarry Heywood (British Antarctic Survey)
ProjectMarine Biology - South Georgia and South Orkneys (OBP02)
Coordinating bodyBAS
Cruise reportRRS John Biscoe JB02 cruise report john_biscoe02.pdf (0.25 MB) 
Ocean/sea areas 
GeneralSouth Atlantic Ocean
SpecificSouth Georgia
Track chartsRRS John Biscoe JB02 cruise track — john_biscoe02track.pdf (0.03 MB)