Cruise inventory

RRS Discovery D51 Leg 2

Cruise summary report

Cruise Info. 
Ship name (ship code)RRS Discovery (74E3)
Cruise identifierD51 Leg 2
Cruise period1972-11-15 — 1972-12-07
StatusCompleted
Port of departureGibraltar, Gibraltar
Port of returnGibraltar, Gibraltar
PurposeResearch
Objectives1. TSD survey and float tracking on the Rhone Fan
2. Coring, air gun profiles and dredging in the Tyrrhenian Sea (Southampton University, Department of Geology)
3. Magnetometer profiles on passage
Chief scientistJames Crease (National Institute of Oceanography)
Cruise reportRRS Discovery D51 Leg 2 cruise report d51.pdf — access key 'C' (1.09 MB) 
Ocean/sea areas 
GeneralMediterranean Sea
Track chartsRRS Discovery D51 Leg 2 cruise track — d51track.pdf (0.02 MB) 
Measurements 
Meteorology 
Occasional standard measurementsQuantity: number of stations = 38
Description: geology and physical oceanography