Accession Number:

ADA002328

Title:

Physical and Chemical Data. Piquero Expedition 16 December 1968 - 16 April 1969.

Descriptive Note:

Corporate Author:

SCRIPPS INSTITUTION OF OCEANOGRAPHY LA JOLLA CALIF

Personal Author(s):

Report Date:

1974-01-01

Pagination or Media Count:

62.0

Abstract:

The primary purpose of the PIQUERO Expedition was the following 1 To obtain more data on noble gas concentrations, mainly on the excess helium component present in deep Southeast Pacific waters attributable to an influx of helium from the solid earth 2 to conduct a sub-bottom air gun profiler survey of a possible extension of the Atacama Fault on the continental shelf near Taltal, Chile 3 to study the circulation of the Chile Current between 40 degrees S and 57 degrees S and of the Antarctic Circumpolar Current in the area between Cape Horn and the Antarctic Peninsula and 4 to study the distribution of plankton in relation to prevailing hydrographic conditions and concentrations of nutrient chemicals in coastal and oceanic waters off western South America.

Subject Categories:

  • Biological Oceanography
  • Physical and Dynamic Oceanography
  • Geology, Geochemistry and Mineralogy

Distribution Statement:

APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE