Cruise inventory

Pourquoi pas? MEDITGIB2014

Cruise plan

Cruise Info. 
Ship name (ship code)Pourquoi pas? (35PK)
Cruise identifierMEDITGIB2014
Cruise period2014-04-01 — 2014-05-30
StatusCompleted
Port of departureCadiz, Spain
Port of returnLisbon, Portugal
PurposeResearch
ObjectivesThe purpose of the MEDITGIB 2014 experiment is to improve the oceanographic knowledge of the North Atlantic Eastern margin and of the occidental Mediterranean sea, from the Moroccan coast to the northern coast of Spain.
The main topics are:
Measurement of the temporal variability of the Mediterranean outflow and interactions with high frequencies.
Measurement of internal tidal waves on both sides of the Strait of Gibraltar.
Test of a real time data recovery system (on a mooring) to validate forecast systems.
Chief scientistAnnick Pichon (SHOM - French Navy Hydrographic and Oceanographic Service)
Ocean/sea areas 
GeneralNorth East Atlantic Ocean (limit 40W)
Mediterranean Sea
SpecificGibraltar