Sorcerer II 2009

Cruise plan

Cruise Info. 
Ship name (ship code)Sorcerer II (33S0)
Cruise identifier2009
Cruise period2009-05-11 — 2009-05-18
Port of departureHorta, Portugal
Port of returnPlymouth, United Kingdom
Objectives6 water samples taken for genome sequencing of microbial populations. At each site, a CTD device will be deployed to determine temperature, salinity, dissolved oxygen, chlorophyll a fluorescence, pH, and turbidity over the upper 100m of the site.
Chief scientistJohn Craig Venter (J Craig Venter Institute East Coast Campus)
NPRCSorcerer II 2009 NPRC sorcererii_2009.pdf (0.55 MB) 
Ocean/sea areas 
GeneralEnglish Channel
North East Atlantic Ocean (limit 40W)