RV Belgica 2007-15
|Ship name (ship code)||RV Belgica (11BE)|
|Cruise period||2007-07-02 — 2007-07-06|
|Port of departure||Zeebrugge, Belgium|
|Port of return||Zeebrugge, Belgium|
|Objectives||BELMER: 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).
AMORE III: Advanced Modelling and Research on Eutrophication. Combined effect of changing hydroclimate and human activity on Coastal Ecosystem health.
|Chief scientist||Barbara van Mol (RBINS Management Unit of North Sea and Scheldt Estuary Mathematical Models, Ostend)|
|Specific||Belgian, French, Dutch and UK Continental Shelves.|