RRS Bransfield Bran_745

Cruise summary report

Cruise Info. 
Ship name (ship code)RRS Bransfield (74RD)
Cruise identifierBran_745
Cruise period1975-01-25 — 1975-04-23
Port of departureStanley, Falkland Islands (Malvinas)
Port of returnStanley, Falkland Islands (Malvinas)
ObjectivesMagnetic Data were collected in an attempt to supplement the magnetic data obtained during a preliminary Weddell Sea reconnaissance by RRS Shackleton in the previous cruise. In addition magnetci data were obtained on several other passage lines within the Scotia Sea.
Chief scientistR A Jahn (University of Birmingham Department of Geological Sciences)
ProjectMarine Geophysics Cruise-Scotia Sea
Cruise reportRRS Bransfield Bran_745 cruise report bransfield_745.pdf (2.23 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.