RV Belgica 2006-08

Cruise plan

Cruise Info. 
Ship name (ship code)RV Belgica (11BE)
Cruise identifier2006-08
Cruise period2006-04-18 — 2006-04-21
Port of departureZeebrugge, Belgium
Port of returnZeebrugge, Belgium
Objectives1. BEL-COLOUR: Optical Remote Sensing of coastal waters
2. Research programme MOMO - study of the chesive sediments on the Belgian Continental Shelf, the alterations of sediment characteristics due to dredging and dumping operations.
3. Study of the impact of sand extraction on the Belgian Continental Shelf and in Belgian territorial waters.
Chief scientistKevin Ruddick (RBINS Management Unit of North Sea and Scheldt Estuary Mathematical Models, Ostend)
NPRCRV Belgica 2006-08 NPRC belgica_2006-08.pdf (0.35 MB) 
Ocean/sea areas 
GeneralNorth Sea
SpecificBelgian, French, Dutch and UK continental shelves