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RV Cefas Endeavour 20/12 Part A

Cruise summary report

Cruise Info. 
Ship name (ship code)RV Cefas Endeavour (74E9)
Cruise identifier20/12 Part A
Cruise period2012-12-01 — 2012-12-02
StatusCompleted
Port of departureLowestoft, United Kingdom
Port of returnLowestoft, United Kingdom
PurposeResearch
ObjectivesAims

1. Service SmartBuoys at Warp and West Gabbard
2. Deploy EAOW landers, waveriders and guard buoys at 5 sites (inc Multibeam)
3. Trial deployments of BRUVS camera trap (at SmartBuoy sites as a minimum)

After some well organised gear transfer operations the Endeavour sailed on time at 12:30 on 01/12/2012. Proceeding directly south to the Warp SmartBuoy arriving at 20:15. The CTD rosette was deployed but the bottles would not fire so samples were collected from the FerryBox supply. The SmartBuoy was recovered at 21:00 and re-deployed at 21:40. Water samples were collected via a 10lt Niskin bottle on the hydro wire with the ESM2 profiler below. The Endeavour steamed overnight to DWR "C" arriving at 05:30 on 2/12/12.

The waverider was deployed at 06:40 and guard buoys deployed at 07:15 and 07:40. The Endeavour returned to Lowestoft to dock at 12:00.
Chief scientistDavid Brian Sivyer (Centre for Environment, Fisheries and Aquaculture Science Lowestoft Laboratory)
Cruise reportRV Cefas Endeavour 20/12 Part A cruise report endeavour20_12.pdf (0.02 MB) 
Ocean/sea areas 
GeneralNorth Sea
SpecificSouthern North Sea
Data held at BODC 
Series/Profiles 
1  Multiple instrument types
Air pressure
Partial pressure (pCO2) and fugacity (fCO2) of carbon dioxide in the water column
Carbon monoxide and dioxide concentrations in the atmosphere
Metadata parameters
Horizontal spatial co-ordinates
Salinity of the water column
Temperature of the water column
Date and time
Reference numbers
Air pressure
Partial pressure (pCO2) and fugacity (fCO2) of carbon dioxide in the water column
Carbon monoxide and dioxide concentrations in the atmosphere
Metadata parameters
Horizontal spatial co-ordinates
Salinity of the water column
Temperature of the water column
Date and time
Reference numbers

BODC idDate/TimeLocationDoc.
12074412012-12-01 14:33:13  — 2012-12-02 11:21:04 51° 31' 6" N  0° 59' 47" E — 52° 28' 32" N  2° 27' 50" E  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 1207441