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Celtic Explorer CE0705

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Cruise Info. 
Ship name (ship code)Celtic Explorer (45CE)
Cruise identifierCE0705
Cruise period2007-06-04 — 2007-06-18
StatusCompleted
Port of departureCork, Ireland
Port of returnCork, Ireland
PurposeResearch
ObjectivesThis collaborative cruise, as part of the MESH (Mapping European Seabed Habitats) project, is to investigate the extent and morphological structure of the submarine canyon system located in the South West Approaches Regional Sea area, and to distinguish the biological communities found within, and in the vicinity of, the canyon system, in the context of searching for areas appropriate for consideration as Special Areas of Conservation.
Chief scientistNeil Golding (Joint Nature Conservation Committee Peterborough Office)
ProjectMapping European Seabed Habitats (MESH)
Ocean/sea areas 
GeneralCeltic Sea
SpecificSouth West Approaches