Cruise inventory

RV Cefas Endeavour 20/12 Part A

Cruise summary report

Cruise Info. 
Ship name (ship code)RV Cefas Endeavour (74E9)
Cruise identifier20/12 Part A
Cruise period2012-12-01 — 2012-12-02
StatusCompleted
Port of departureLowestoft, United Kingdom
Port of returnLowestoft, United Kingdom
PurposeResearch
ObjectivesAims

1. Service SmartBuoys at Warp and West Gabbard
2. Deploy EAOW landers, waveriders and guard buoys at 5 sites (inc Multibeam)
3. Trial deployments of BRUVS camera trap (at SmartBuoy sites as a minimum)

After some well organised gear transfer operations the Endeavour sailed on time at 12:30 on 01/12/2012. Proceeding directly south to the Warp SmartBuoy arriving at 20:15. The CTD rosette was deployed but the bottles would not fire so samples were collected from the FerryBox supply. The SmartBuoy was recovered at 21:00 and re-deployed at 21:40. Water samples were collected via a 10lt Niskin bottle on the hydro wire with the ESM2 profiler below. The Endeavour steamed overnight to DWR "C" arriving at 05:30 on 2/12/12.

The waverider was deployed at 06:40 and guard buoys deployed at 07:15 and 07:40. The Endeavour returned to Lowestoft to dock at 12:00.
Chief scientistDavid Brian Sivyer (Centre for Environment, Fisheries and Aquaculture Science Lowestoft Laboratory)
Cruise reportRV Cefas Endeavour 20/12 Part A cruise report endeavour20_12.pdf — access key 'C' (0.02 MB) 
Ocean/sea areas 
GeneralNorth Sea
SpecificSouthern North Sea
Data held at BODC 
Series/Profiles 
1  Multiple instrument types

BODC idDate/TimeLocationDoc.
12074412012-12-01 14:33:13  — 2012-12-02 11:21:04 51° 31' 6" N  0° 59' 47" E — 52° 28' 32" N  2° 27' 50" E  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 1207441