RV Cefas Endeavour 04/13

Cruise plan

Cruise Info. 
Ship name (ship code)RV Cefas Endeavour (74E9)
Cruise identifier04/13
Cruise period2013-04-13 — 2013-04-16
Port of departureLowestoft, United Kingdom
Port of returnLowestoft, United Kingdom

1. Service SmartBuoys at Warp and West Gabbard (SLA28D - 1 day)
2. Service EAOW landers, and guard buoys at several sites (C5726A 1.5 day)
3. Service SmartBuoy at Dowsing (SLA28D - 0.5 day)
4. Service Tyne/Tees and Dowsing waverider (C3212A - 1 day)


Sail 04:00 4th April. The plan is to sail directly to AWAC 4.1. A water sample will be collected via CTD rosette, then service the minilander, collect day grab samples and another CTD cast before leaving for AWAC 3.1. At AWAC 3.1 the same whole process is repeated. After an overnight steam to the Warp, the SmartBuoy will be serviced (with water samples before and after as usual), then the West Gabbard SmartBuoy later in the afternoon of the 5th. The Dowsing waverider will be serviced before breakfast on the 6th with SmartBuoy serviced afterwards. The wave rider at Tyne/Tees will be serviced later that same evening. Endeavour will return to Lowestoft to dock at approx 18:00 on Sunday the 7th April.
Chief scientistDavid Brian Sivyer (Centre for Environment, Fisheries and Aquaculture Science Lowestoft Laboratory)
Cruise programmeRV Cefas Endeavour 04/13 cruise programme endeavour04_13.pdf  (0.02 MB) 
Ocean/sea areas 
GeneralNorth Sea
SpecificSouthern North Sea, Warp to Tyne