RV Cefas Endeavour 17/12

Cruise summary report

Cruise Info. 
Ship name (ship code)RV Cefas Endeavour (74E9)
Cruise identifier17/12
Cruise period2012-10-07 — 2012-10-17
Port of departureLowestoft, United Kingdom
Port of returnLowestoft, United Kingdom

1. To conduct a standard underwater TV survey of Nephrops burrow densities at two locations.
- Farn Deeps grounds, 55 35N - 54 45N and 01 30N - 00 40W (110 stations).
- Botney Gut Silver Pit grounds, 54 20N - 53 40N and 01 20N - 03 15E (54 stations).
2. To conduct seabed multibeam survey at and between TV survey stations (both grounds, to characterise sediment features).
3. To collect turbidity data (both grounds)
4. To conduct seabed sediment sampling at the Botney Gut Silver Pit grounds, using a day-grab.
5. To conduct some trials with the sediment profile imagery (SPI) camera to take cross section photographs of soft sediment.
Chief scientistAna M Leocadio (Centre for Environment, Fisheries and Aquaculture Science Lowestoft Laboratory)
Cruise reportRV Cefas Endeavour 17/12 cruise report endeavour17_12.pdf (0.85 MB) 
Ocean/sea areas 
GeneralNorth Sea
SpecificFarn Deeps, Botney Gut Silver Pit.
Track chartsRV Cefas Endeavour 17/12 cruise track — endeavour17_12trk.pdf (0.30 MB)