Physical and Chemical Data. Piquero Expedition 16 December 1968 - 16 April 1969.
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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.
- Biological Oceanography
- Physical and Dynamic Oceanography
- Geology, Geochemistry and Mineralogy