RV Knorr 316N145_8

Cruise summary report

Cruise Info. 
Ship name (ship code)RV Knorr (316N)
Cruise identifier316N145_8
Cruise period1995-04-23 — 1995-06-05
Port of departureFremantle, Australia
Port of returnPort Louis, Mauritius
ObjectivesIndian Ocean, hydrographic survey for WOCE Hydrographic Program, Line I3. This project is a contribution to the Indian Ocean Expedition (IOE) of the World Ocean Circulation Experiment (WOCE). Hydrographic survey: line I-2 along 8 degrees South, and I-3 along 20 degrees. Analysis and synthesis of the data on these and other sections collected as part of the IOE, as well as with the data from current meters deployed along line I-3. Objectives include studies of meridional overturning, and descriptions of detailed paths and transports of deep currents in the tropical South Indian Ocean that contribute to this overturning.
Chief scientistWorth D Nowlin (Texas A+M Department of Oceanography)
Cruise reportRV Knorr 316N145_8 cruise report 316n145_8_csr7020.pdf (0.12 MB) 
Ocean/sea areas 
GeneralIndian Ocean
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1  Single-beam echosounder
Horizontal spatial co-ordinates
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Bathymetry and Elevation
Horizontal spatial co-ordinates
Date and time
Bathymetry and Elevation

BODC idDate/TimeLocationDoc.
5823171995-04-26 09:20  — 1995-06-03 23:00 22° 20' 31" S  48° 54' 0" E — 19° 37' 43" S  113° 45' 33" E  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 582317