RRS James Clark Ross JR20021218 (JR85)

Cruise plan

Cruise Info. 
Ship name (ship code)RRS James Clark Ross (74JC)
Cruise identifierJR20021218 (JR85)
Cruise period2002-12-18 — 2002-12-22
Port of departureStanley, Falkland Islands (Malvinas)
Port of returnRothera, Antarctica
ObjectivesPart of the POL study of transport variability of the Antarctic Circumpolar Current at Drake Passage. Unsuccessful attempt to recover bottom pressure recorder during passage from Stanley to Rothera. SOC scientists on board, but no SOC science (other than continuously sampling underway instrumentation done on this leg).
Chief scientistGeoff Hargreaves (Proudman Oceanographic Laboratory)
Ocean/sea areas 
GeneralSouth Atlantic Ocean
SpecificDrake Passage