RRS Discovery D273

Cruise summary report

Cruise Info. 
Ship name (ship code)RRS Discovery (74E3)
Cruise identifierD273
Cruise period2003-08-13 — 2003-08-28
Port of departureGovan, United Kingdom
Port of returnGovan, United Kingdom
ObjectivesTo collect high resolution single channel seismic, gravity and magnetics data in the Hatton-Rockall area as part of an ongoing BGS mapping programme. A total of 1677 kms of data were collected.
Chief scientistColin P Brett (British Geological Survey, Edinburgh)
ProjectBGS Offshore Mapping and Modelling Project (E1281573)
Coordinating bodyBGS
Cruise reportRRS Discovery D273 cruise report d273_03.pdf (1.64 MB) 
Ocean/sea areas 
GeneralNorth Atlantic Ocean
Track chartsRRS Discovery D273 cruise track — d273_03trk.pdf (0.09 MB) 
Geology and geophysics 
Single channel seismic reflectionQuantity: track kilometres = 1677
Description: Sparker survey.
Magnetic measurementsQuantity: track kilometres = 1677
Description: Magnetometer.