RV Cefas Endeavour 12B/05
Cruise summary report
|Ship name (ship code)||RV Cefas Endeavour (74E9)|
|Cruise period||2005-07-26 — 2005-07-31|
|Port of departure||Lowestoft, United Kingdom|
|Port of return||Lowestoft, United Kingdom|
|Objectives||1. To sample benthos and sediments for time-series studies at EARS sites in the Eastern English Channel using the Hamon grab, and undertake UWTV sledge work at a selection of those sites (AE0916).
2. To collect groundtruthing samples using Hamon grab (with camera fitted), UWTV sledge and drop camera and 2m Beam trawls, from up to 150 sites in the Eastern English Channel (C2282).
3. To collect acoustic (multibeam, sidescan sonar, AGDS) data from within the boundaries of the groundtruthing survey (C2282).
|Chief scientist||David Stephen Limpenny (Centre for Environment, Fisheries and Aquaculture Science Lowestoft Laboratory)|
|Cruise report||(0.43 MB)|
|Track charts||(00 MB)|
|Biology and fisheries|
|Zoobenthos||Quantity: number of stations = 40|
Description: sampled with 2m Jennings type beam trawl.
|Geology and geophysics|
|Grab||Quantity: number of stations = 150|
Description: HamCam and Shipek grab.
|Bottom photography||Quantity: number of stations = 40|
Description: surveyed a towed video sledge or drop camera depending on the topography.
|Multi-beam echosounding||Quantity: activity duration in days = 8|
Description: Multibeam bathymetry between stations