RRS James Clark Ross JR15005
Cruise summary report
|Ship name (ship code)||RRS James Clark Ross (74JC)|
|Cruise period||2016-02-25 — 2016-03-25|
|Port of departure||Stanley, Falkland Islands (Malvinas)|
|Port of return||Mare Harbour, Falkland Islands (Malvinas)|
- To find and identify seafloor animals from around the South Orkney Islands and to name and describe any species new to science.
- To detect any significant differences between the types of species and numbers of animals in different habitats.
- To identify species that are indicative of specific habitat types to help with future habitat mapping.
- To map all vulnerable species found and to report their presence and distribution to relevant stakeholders such as CCAMLR.
|Chief scientist||Huw J Griffiths (British Antarctic Survey)|
|Project||South Orkneys - State of the Antarctic Ecosystem|
|Coordinating body||British Antarctic Survey (BAS)|
|Cruise report||(14.12 MB)|
|General||South West Atlantic Ocean (limit 20W)|
|Specific||South Orkney, South Georgia.|
|Track charts||(00 MB)|