RV Pelagia PE271

Cruise summary report

Cruise Info. 
Ship name (ship code)RV Pelagia (64PE)
Cruise identifierPE271
Cruise period2007-07-03 — 2007-07-30
Port of departureBrest, France
Port of returnHet Horntje, Netherlands
ObjectivesMICROVIR (Virus control of the picophytoplankter Micromonas pusilla population dynamics in European waters). This cruise was undertaken as part of larger integrated study with the main merit of assessing the occurrence and abundance of MpV, as well as the genetic diversity and clonal variation of MpV, and the impact of viruses on M. pusilla mortality and population dynamics.
Chief scientistCorina Brussaard (Royal Netherlands Institute for Sea Research)
Cruise reportRV Pelagia PE271 cruise report pelagia_pe271.pdf (0.98 MB) 
NPRCRV Pelagia PE271 NPRC pelagia_pe271.pdf (0.09 MB) 
Ocean/sea areas 
GeneralNorth Sea