RRS Bransfield Bran_790

Cruise summary report

Cruise Info. 
Ship name (ship code)RRS Bransfield (74RD)
Cruise identifierBran_790
Cruise period1980-01-04 — 1980-03-18
Port of departureStanley, Falkland Islands (Malvinas)
Port of returnGrytviken, South Georgia and the South Sandwich Islands
ObjectivesMagnetic recordings were carried out on passage lines between bases. More detailed surveying, with seismic reflection profiling was performed on the South Orkney block and its margins.
Chief scientistR J Whittington (University of Wales Aberystwyth Department of Geology)
ProjectMarine Geophysics Cruise - Scotia Sea
Cruise reportRRS Bransfield Bran_790 cruise report bransfield_790.pdf (0.82 MB) 
Ocean/sea areas 
GeneralSouth Atlantic Ocean
SpecificSouthern Ocean
Geology and geophysics 
Magnetic measurementsDescription: A number of magnetometer measurements were made throughout the cruise. No. of measurements not noted.