19 September 2004 - 29 October 2004
UK - Cape Town
This was the fourth cruise of the funded by a NERC Consortium Grant. The cruise took place on board the RRS Discovery departing from Southampton, UK on 17 September 2004 and terminating in Cape Town, South Africa on 29 October 2004.
The major aim of the cruise was to investigate the upwelling waters off North Africa and to compare this with the less productive waters of the South Atlantic gyre.
Port Stanley, Falkland Islands - Southampton, UK
Southampton, UK - Punta Arenas, Chile
Harwich, Essex - Falklands
Hosted at Plymouth Marine Laboratory, funded by the UK Natural Environment Research Council.