RV Belgica 2009-24

Cruise summary report

Cruise Info. 
Ship name (ship code)RV Belgica (11BE)
Cruise identifier2009-24
Cruise period2009-09-15 — 2009-09-18
Port of departureZeebrugge, Belgium
Port of returnZeebrugge, Belgium
ObjectivesBELCOLOUR-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 scientistKevin Ruddick (RBINS Management Unit of North Sea and Scheldt Estuary Mathematical Models, Ostend)
Cruise reportRV Belgica 2009-24 cruise report belgica_2009-24.pdf (0.52 MB) 
NPRCRV Belgica 2009-24 NPRC belgica_2009-24.pdf (0.54 MB) 
Ocean/sea areas 
GeneralNorth Sea
SpecificSoutheastern North Sea (Belgian, Dutch, French and UK continental shelf)
Track chartsRV Belgica 2009-24 cruise track — belgica_2009-24trk.pdf (0.02 MB)