Celtic Explorer CE12011A

Cruise plan

Cruise Info. 
Ship name (ship code)Celtic Explorer (45CE)
Cruise identifierCE12011A
Cruise period2012-08-07 — 2012-08-30
Port of departureHamburg, Germany
Port of returnBergen, Norway
ObjectivesMonitoring of the oceanographic and chemical water quality in the North Sea during the maximum summer thermal development by means of discrete water sampling and a towed continuously profiling CTD systems. Chemical measurements on trace metals, nutrients and oxygen. This cruise is annually repeated since 1998.
Chief scientistHolger Klein (Federal Maritime and Hydrographic Agency)
NPRCCeltic Explorer CE12011A NPRC celticexplorer_ce12011.pdf (0.42 MB) 
Ocean/sea areas 
GeneralNorth Sea
Specific51.7N - 62.5N, 5W - 8E.