RV Pelagia PE366

Cruise summary report

Cruise Info. 
Ship name (ship code)RV Pelagia (64PE)
Cruise identifierPE366
Cruise period2013-03-15 — 2013-03-25
Port of departureHet Horntje, Netherlands
Port of returnHet Horntje, Netherlands
ObjectivesCHARLET - Changes in resource limitation and energy transfer. Plankton biology study, with a major focus on phytoplankton, in the North Sea along a transect from coastal waters to the central North Sea. This cruise was part of a larger integrated study assessing the production, composition and losses of phytoplankton with the aim of determining the limiting factors for phytoplankton growth in the North Sea and studying how these limiting factors affect the food quality and species composition of the phytoplankton. This is the first of four cruises.
Chief scientistCorina Brussaard (Royal Netherlands Institute for Sea Research)
Cruise reportRV Pelagia PE366 cruise report pelagia_pe366.pdf (1.38 MB) 
NPRCRV Pelagia PE366 NPRC pelagia_pe366.pdf (0.08 MB) 
Ocean/sea areas 
GeneralNorth Sea
Track chartsRV Pelagia PE366 cruise track — pelagia_pe366trk.pdf (0.06 MB)