Cruise inventory

Cornide de Saavedra RADPROF0706

Cruise plan

Cruise Info. 
Ship name (ship code)Cornide de Saavedra (29CS)
Cruise identifierRADPROF0706
Cruise period2006-07-07 — 2006-07-29
StatusCompleted
Port of departureUnknown, Spain
Port of returnUnknown, Spain
PurposeResearch
ObjectivesObjectives

1. Characterisation of the thermohaline zone.
2. Climate variability - contribution the objectives of the International CLIVAR program
3. Ocean circulation and currents with the completion of 3 moorings in West Galicia, Banco de Galicia, Cape Ortegal and Santander; using LADCP.
4. Study of the temporal variability in physico-chemical conditions, dissolved oxygen and nutrients.
5. Sampling for flow cytometric picoplanktonic structure (<2 microns).
Chief scientistAlicia Lavin Montero (Spanish Institute of Oceanography, Santander Oceanography Centre)
Ocean/sea areas 
GeneralBay of Biscay
North East Atlantic Ocean (limit 40W)
SpecificIberian margin and Bay of Biscay