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RV Cefas Endeavour 03/12

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Cruise Info. 
Ship name (ship code)RV Cefas Endeavour (74E9)
Cruise identifier03/12
Cruise period2012-02-03 — 2012-02-29
StatusCompleted
Port of departureLowestoft, United Kingdom
Port of returnLowestoft, United Kingdom
PurposeResearch
ObjectivesAims

To collect additional data at a number of recommended Marine Conservation Zones (rMCZ) to increase confidence in the evidence for the presence and extent of the Broadscale Habitats (BSH) and Habitat Features of Conservation Importance (FOCI) included in the proposals for designation. This will include the acquisition of multibeam bathymetry and backscatter data, grab sampling for sediment Particle Size Analysis (PSA) and infaunal analysis and video and still imagery techniques.
Chief scientistPaul Whormersley (Centre for Environment, Fisheries and Aquaculture Science Lowestoft Laboratory), Suzanne Jayne Ware (Centre for Environment, Fisheries and Aquaculture Science Lowestoft Laboratory)
Cruise reportRV Cefas Endeavour 03/12 cruise report endeavour03_12.pdf — access key 'C' (0.12 MB) 
Ocean/sea areas 
GeneralEnglish Channel
Irish Sea and St. George's Channel
Celtic Sea
SpecificSt George’s Channel, Southwest Approaches, Western Channel
Data held at BODC 
Series/Profiles 
1  Multiple instrument types

BODC idDate/TimeLocationDoc.
12072812012-02-18 01:08:03  — 2012-02-29 12:40:04 49° 13' 6" N  6° 42' 28" W — 52° 28' 27" N  1° 49' 21" E  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 1207281