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RRS James Cook JC023A

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Cruise Info. 
Ship name (ship code)RRS James Cook (740H)
Cruise identifierJC023A
Cruise period2008-03-03 — 2008-03-25
Port of departureValparaiso, Chile
Port of returnValparaiso, Chile
ObjectivesInstall a seismological network and acquire seismic wide-angle profiles using Ocean bottom receivers and airguns.
Chief scientistErnst Flueh (Helmholtz Centre for Ocean Research, Kiel (East Shore Campus))
Coordinating bodyChristian Albreechts Universität Kiel
Cruise reportRRS James Cook JC023A cruise report jc023.pdf — access key 'C' (38.76 MB) 
Ocean/sea areas 
GeneralSouth East Pacific Ocean (limit 140W)
SpecificSE Pacific
Geology and geophysics 
Seismic refractionQuantity: track kilometres = 900
Description: Seismic profiling with airgun array
Moorings, landers, buoys 
Geology and geophysics 
Other geological/geophysical measurements35° 0' 0" S  73° 0' 0" W — 106 ocean bottom seismometers deployed and partly (95) recovered. The remaining ones will be recovered in October 2008.