COnstraining the SeismoTectonics, crustal, and uppermost mantle structure beneath an actively propagating segment of the northen Mid-Atlantic Ridge at 21.5N

Duration: 01.12.2003 - 31.12.2006

Sponsored by: DFG

Proponents: Dr. Ingo Grevemeyer, Prof. Dr. Jason Phipps Morgan, Dr. César R. Ranero, Dr. Frederik Tilmann

Final Report


Expedition: FS Meteor M60/2 vom 9.12.2003 bis 12.01.2004

weekly report 1   weekly report 2   weekly report 3   
weekly report 4   cruise report

Research area


  • Dannowski, AI. Grevemeyer, C.R. Ranero, G. Ceuleneer, M. Maia, J. Phipps Morgan, P. Gente, 2009a, Seismic structure of an oceanic core complex at the Mid-Atlantic Ridge, 22°19’N, J. Geophys. Res., in press. 
  • Dannowski, A., Processes of magmatic and tectonic accretion of oceanic lithosphere at mid-ocean ridges: constraints from a seismic refraction study at the Mid-Atlantic Ridge near 21.5° N, Dissertation, Christian-Albrechts Universität zu Kiel, pp. 165, 2009. 
  • Kahle, R.L., A seismic investigation of the 21.5° propagating segment on the Mid-Atlantic Ridge, Dissertation, St. John’s College, University of Cambridge, pp. 176, 2007.