RV Belgica 2007-12

Cruise plan

Cruise Info. 
Ship name (ship code)RV Belgica (11BE)
Cruise identifier2007-12
Cruise period2007-05-09 — 2007-05-26
Port of departureZeebrugge, Belgium
Port of returnBrest, France
ObjectivesPEACE project: evaluate the role In climate regulation of calCification, primary production and export processes during coccolithophore blooms. We will use a transdisciplinary approach that combines process-oriented field investigations with laboratory experiments and modelling tools.
Chief scientistChou Lei (Free University of Brussels, Laboratory of Chemical Oceanography and Water Geochemistry)
NPRCRV Belgica 2007-12 NPRC belgica_2007-12.pdf (0.43 MB) 
Ocean/sea areas 
GeneralEnglish Channel
Celtic Sea
Bay of Biscay
SpecificFrench, UK and Irish continental shelves