RV Cefas Endeavour 06/14

Cruise plan

Cruise Info. 
Ship name (ship code)RV Cefas Endeavour (74E9)
Cruise identifier06/14
Cruise period2014-04-11 — 2014-05-08
Port of departureLowestoft, United Kingdom
Port of returnLowestoft, United Kingdom

Natural England in partnership with Cefas, wish to undertake ecological survey work during April and May 2014 to contribute to the evidence base in support of Marine Conservation Zone (MCZ) designation. The work will focus on the Offshore Foreland rMCZ, Goodwin Sands rMCZ and South of Portland rMCZ. Contingency work will be considered for the Kingmere MCZ.


The vessel will sail from Lowestoft on April 11th at 18:30 BST and aim to be on site at Offshore Foreland by 0600 on the 12th.
Chief scientistNigel Lyman (Centre for Environment, Fisheries and Aquaculture Science Lowestoft Laboratory)
Cruise programmeRV Cefas Endeavour 06/14 cruise programme endeavour06_14.pdf  (2.20 MB) 
Ocean/sea areas 
GeneralEnglish Channel
SpecificEastern English Channel
Data held at BODC 
Discrete samples 
24  Sample taken from ship's non-toxic supply