RV Falkor FK008 (OASES 2013)

Cruise summary report

Cruise Info. 
Ship name (ship code)RV Falkor (CIFR)
Cruise identifierFK008 (OASES 2013)
Cruise period2014-05-30 — 2014-07-01
Port of departureSt Petersburg, United States
Port of returnMontego Bay, Jamaica
ObjectivesCruise FK008 sailed to the Mid-Cayman Rise to study novel hydrothermal systems and explore for additional sources of hydrothermal venting, using the RV Falkor's swath bathymetry and CTD-rosette systems coupled with the WHOI Deep Submergence Laboratory's HROV vehicle Nereus.
Chief scientistChristopher R German (Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution - Geology and Geophysics Department)
Cruise reportRV Falkor FK008 (OASES 2013) cruise report falkor_fk008.pdf (40 MB) 
Ocean/sea areas 
GeneralCaribbean Sea
SpecificMid Cayman Rise