RV Belgica 2009-12
Cruise summary report
|Ship name (ship code)||RV Belgica (11BE)|
|Cruise period||2009-04-20 — 2009-04-23|
|Port of departure||Zeebrugge, Belgium|
|Port of return||Zeebrugge, Belgium|
|Objectives||Objectives (AMORE-3 project)
The study of phytoplankton ecophysiology and more particularly photoadaptation properties.
Test the FlowCAM, a real-time digital imaging flow cytometry in field conditions.
Objectives (BELCOLOUR-2 project)
Backscatter and reflectance measurements
Measurements of primary production using both radio-isotopic and fluorimetric methods and inherent optical properties of case-2 coastal waters.
Understanding the relationships between the nature (concentration, composition and size) of particles suspended in turbid coastal waters and their optical properties.
Monitoring the effects of offshore windfarms on marine mammals and on benthic species related to hard substrates.
|Chief scientist||Véronique Rousseau (Laboratory of Aquatic Systems Ecology, Free University of Brussels)|
|Cruise report||(0.04 MB)|
|Specific||Southwestern North Sea|
|Track charts||(00 MB)|