RV Belgica 2007-14

Cruise plan

Cruise Info. 
Ship name (ship code)RV Belgica (11BE)
Cruise identifier2007-14
Cruise period2007-06-18 — 2007-06-22
Port of departureCadiz, Spain
Port of returnZeebrugge, Belgium
ObjectivesBELMER: MERIS water product validation in Belgian waters - project in the frame of "PROgramme for the Development of scientific Experiments" (PRODEX) of the European Space Agency (ESA)

BELCOLOUR-2: Improvement of the quality of eXisting optical remote sensing products for marine, coastal and inland waters and development of new products (e.g. pCO2 and primary production) for key applications such as aquaculture and air-sea CO2 flux quantification; project in the frame of the research programme for earth observation STEREO II (Support to The Exploitation and Research in Earth Observation) of the Belgian Science Policy (Belspo).
Chief scientistBarbara van Mol (RBINS Management Unit of North Sea and Scheldt Estuary Mathematical Models, Ostend)
NPRCRV Belgica 2007-14 NPRC belgica_2007-14.pdf (0.39 MB) 
Ocean/sea areas 
GeneralEnglish Channel
Bay of Biscay
North East Atlantic Ocean (limit 40W)
SpecificTransect from Cadiz to Zeebrugge