CCGS Hudson HUD11043 Leg2
Cruise summary report
|Ship name (ship code)||CCGS Hudson (18HU)|
|Cruise identifier||HUD11043 Leg2|
|Cruise period||2011-10-01 — 2011-10-15|
|Port of departure||Halifax, Canada|
|Port of return||Halifax, Canada|
|Objectives||The main objectives of the mission were:
- to obtain synoptic fall observations of the hydrography and the distributions of nutrients, phytoplankton, zooplankton and bacteria along three sections on the Scotian Shelf and one in Cabot Strait, i.e. to carry out the fall Atlantic Zone Monitoring Programme (AZMP).
- to retrieve and deploy moorings along a portion of the Halifax Line in the slope waters of the central Scotian Shelf and to take hydrographic profiles and collect water samples at mooring stations. This part of the programme was in collaboration with members of the UK RAPID-WAVE (West Atlantic Variability Experiment) programme.
|Chief scientist||Erica J Head (Bedford Institute of Oceanography)|
|Cruise report||(0.72 MB)|
|General||North West Atlantic Ocean (limit 40W)|
|Specific||Scotian Shelf, Cabot Strait, Halifax Line|