Geologic and geophysical study of the Scotia Arc: The Southern ridge of the Scotia area

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Abstract: In English:

The objectives of this campaign were:

-Transition among different plates and sub-plates; Shetland, Drake, Scotia
and Antarctic and their joint points.

-Study of the link between the Bransfield spreading centre of and the South
Shetlands subduction zone.

-Detailed morphostructural analysis of a shear plate boundary and
one of the biggest intracrest depressions (Hesp?rides Deep), by
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Description: In English: Information on the vessel's Hesperides,
oceanographic expeditions can be found on this page. The information
includes a summary of the scientific results, participating agencies,
and other data.
En Español: En esta página se encuentra información
sobre la campañas realizadas por el Buque Oceanográfico
Hespérides: Resumen de los resultados científicos, organismos
participantes y otros datos.
Geographic Coverage
Spatial coordinates   
  N: -59.0   S: -64.0   E: -48.0   W: -62.0

Temporal Coverage
Start Date: 1992-02-06
Stop Date: 1992-02-24
SHIPS Ancillary Description
Originating Center
Data Center
Unidad de Tecnologia Marina, Consejo Superior de Investigaciones Cientificas, Espana Supplemental Info
Data Center URL:
Dataset ID: He003 Campa?a Bio Hesperides

Data Center Personnel
Phone: +34932216416
Email: maojeda at
Contact Address:
Centro Mediterraneo de Investigaciones Marinas y Ambientales
Unidad de Tecnologia Marina
Paseo Maritimo, 37-39
City: Barcelona
Postal Code: 08003
Country: SPAIN
Distribution Media: CD-ROM, DAT tape
Distribution Format: ASCII, BINARY
Phone: +34913473600
Fax: +34914135597
Email: Juan.acosta at
Contact Address:
Instituto Espanol de Oceanografia
C/ Corazon de Maria no. 8
City: Madrid
Postal Code: 28002
Country: SPAIN
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Creation and Review Dates
DIF Creation Date: 2001-06-12
Last DIF Revision Date: 2003-09-24
Future DIF Review Date: 2001-12-01
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