SSV Corwith Cramer C268 Leg1

Cruise summary report

Cruise Info. 
Ship name (ship code)SSV Corwith Cramer (33CC)
Cruise identifierC268 Leg1
Cruise period2016-07-06 — 2016-07-12
Port of departureCork, Ireland
Port of returnDouarnenez, France
ObjectivesHistoric Seaports of Western Europe

Proposed scientific sampling to include continuous water column profiles of current magnitude and direction via ADCP; continuous single-beam measurements of bathymetry; continuous surface seawater measurements of temperature, salinity, CDOM fluorescence, transmissivity, and chlorophyll fluorescence; CTD profiles of upper water column; discrete water samples collected by Niskin bottle for chemical analysis (nitrate, phosphate, silicate, dissolved oxygen, chlorophyll concentration, pH, total and carbonate alkalinity, and abundance of microplastic particles); surface and near-surface zooplankton biodiversity and abundance assessed by net tow (333um mesh, rarely do we catch organisms larger than 3-4cm body diameter or length); surface and near-surface phytoplankton biodiversity and abundance assessed by drifted phytoplankton net.
Chief scientistPaul Joyce (Sea Education Association)
Cruise reportSSV Corwith Cramer C268 Leg1 cruise report corwithcramer_c268.pdf (0.93 MB) 
NPRCSSV Corwith Cramer C268 Leg1 NPRC corwithcramer_c268.pdf (0.06 MB) 
Ocean/sea areas 
GeneralCeltic Sea
Bay of Biscay
North East Atlantic Ocean (limit 40W)
Track chartsSSV Corwith Cramer C268 Leg1 cruise track — corwithcramer_c268trk.pdf (0.23 MB)