Cruise inventory

Liverpool Seaways LV_DUB_BIRK_8May2008

Cruise plan

Cruise Info. 
Ship name (ship code)Liverpool Seaways (LTLS)
Cruise identifierLV_DUB_BIRK_8May2008
Cruise period2008-05-08 — 2008-05-08
StatusCompleted
Port of departureDublin, Ireland
Port of returnLiverpool, United Kingdom
PurposeResearch
ObjectivesCollection of surface oceanographic measurements using a Ferrybox on a commercial vessel.
Chief scientistM John Howarth (Proudman Oceanographic Laboratory)
Ocean/sea areas 
GeneralIrish Sea and St. George's Channel
SpecificCentral Irish Sea
Measurements 
Physical oceanography 
Surface measurements underway (T,S)Description: Ferrybox with temperature, salinity, chlorophyll, turbidity and dissolved oxygen sensors.
Chemical oceanography 
OxygenDescription: Ferrybox with temperature, salinity, chlorophyll, turbidity and dissolved oxygen sensors.
Contamination 
Suspended matterDescription: Ferrybox with temperature, salinity, chlorophyll, turbidity and dissolved oxygen sensors.
Biology and fisheries 
Phytoplankton pigs (eg chlorophyll, fluorescence)Description: Ferrybox with temperature, salinity, chlorophyll, turbidity and dissolved oxygen sensors.