RRS Discovery D17

Cruise summary report

Cruise Info. 
Ship name (ship code)RRS Discovery (74E3)
Cruise identifierD17
Cruise period1967-06-03 — 1967-07-08
Port of departurePlymouth, United Kingdom
Port of returnPlymouth, United Kingdom
Objectives1. Trials of Pop-up buoy systems
2. Current and hydrographic observations in Faeroe Bank Channel
3. Measurements of directional wave spectra using cloverleaf buoy
4. Stability and acoustic tests of model GLORIA
Chief scientistJames Crease (National Institute of Oceanography)
Cruise reportRRS Discovery D17 cruise report d17.pdf (0.32 MB) 
Ocean/sea areas 
GeneralNorth East Atlantic Ocean (limit 40W)
SpecificN.E. Atlantic
Track chartsRRS Discovery D17 cruise track — d17track.pdf (0.02 MB) 
Incident radiation
Routine standard measurements
Geology and geophysics 
Single-beam echosoundingDescription: Precision echo sounder survey.