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Cruise inventory

RRS Discovery D154_1

Cruise summary report

Cruise Info. 
Ship name (ship code)RRS Discovery (74E3)
Cruise identifierD154_1
Cruise period1984-12-08 — 1984-12-30
Port of departureGibraltar, Gibraltar
Port of returnStanley, Falkland Islands (Malvinas)
ObjectivesPassage leg with some geophysical work in the vicinity of the Cape Verde Islands and routine XBT drops for IOS.
Chief scientistPeter F Barker (University of Birmingham Department of Geological Sciences)
Cruise reportRRS Discovery D154_1 cruise report d154.pdf — access key 'C' (3.42 MB) 
Ocean/sea areas 
GeneralSouth Atlantic Ocean
Track chartsRRS Discovery D154_1 cruise track — trk3055.html
Physical oceanography 
BathythermographQuantity: number of profiles = 33
Description: XBT
Geology and geophysics 
Gravity measurements
Magnetic measurements