RV Cefas Endeavour 24/15

Cruise plan

Cruise Info. 
Ship name (ship code)RV Cefas Endeavour (74E9)
Cruise identifier24/15
Cruise period2015-11-08 — 2015-11-13
Port of departureSwansea, United Kingdom
Port of returnLowestoft, United Kingdom

1. Service SmartBuoys at Liverpool Bay, Dowsing, Warp and West Gabbard
2. Service waverider at Liverpool Bay, Scarweather, Scillies, Poole and Hastings


The Endeavour will proceed directly to Scarweather and service the wave rider, then head north to service the Liverpool Bay waverider and SmartBuoy on the 9th. The Scillies waverider will be serviced on the 10th before proceeding overnight to the Poole wave rider on the 11th. Later that day Hastings wave rider will be serviced and the Warp SmartBuoy. Next day, on morning of the 12th the West Gabbard SmartBuoy will be serviced followed by the Dowsing later in the day. Additional water samples may be collected at any time and before returning to Lowestoft on the 13 November.

If the weather is poor the route may be revised.
Chief scientistDavid Brian Sivyer (Centre for Environment, Fisheries and Aquaculture Science Lowestoft Laboratory)
Cruise programmeRV Cefas Endeavour 24/15 cruise programme endeavour24_15.pdf  (0.02 MB) 
Ocean/sea areas 
GeneralEnglish Channel
North Sea
Irish Sea and St. George's Channel
SpecificWarp, Gabbard, Dowsing
Data held at BODC 
Discrete samples 
5  Sample taken from ship's non-toxic supply