RV Cefas Endeavour 03/15

Cruise plan

Cruise Info. 
Ship name (ship code)RV Cefas Endeavour (74E9)
Cruise identifier03/15
Cruise period2015-02-18 — 2015-02-23
Port of departureLowestoft, United Kingdom
Port of returnSwansea, United Kingdom

1. Service SmartBuoys at Dowsing, Warp and West Gabbard
2. Service SmartBuoy and lander at Celtic Deep
3. Service lander at East of Haig Fras
4. Service waverider at South Knock
5. South Knock and Southwold guard buoys
6. Service waverider at Hinkley
7. Nutrient mapping


Sail 08:00 18/02/2015. The general plan is work in the North Sea for the first 2/3 days. The SmartBuoys at Dowsing, West Gabbard and Warp will be serviced. Guard buoys will be serviced at Southwold and South Knock waverider sites. The waverider at South Knock will be serviced. Water sampling will take place throughout, Endeavour will proceed down the Channel, collecting more water samples and profiles. Service the Celtic Deep SmartBuoy and lander. The last task will be servicing the Hinkley waverider in the Bristol Channel, docking late on the 23rd. Docking will be in Swansea on 23rd Feb.
Chief scientistDavid Brian Sivyer (Centre for Environment, Fisheries and Aquaculture Science Lowestoft Laboratory)
Cruise programmeRV Cefas Endeavour 03/15 cruise programme endeavour03_15.pdf  (0.02 MB) 
Ocean/sea areas 
GeneralEnglish Channel
North Sea
Irish Sea and St. George's Channel
Bristol Channel
Celtic Sea
SpecificWestern Channel, Irish Sea, North Sea, English Channel, Celtic Deep, Bristol Channel