RV Celtic Voyager CV16025

Cruise plan

Cruise Info. 
Ship name (ship code)RV Celtic Voyager (45CV)
Cruise identifierCV16025
Cruise period2016-07-13 — 2016-07-23
Port of departureCork, Ireland
Port of returnCork, Ireland
ObjectivesThis survey is an investigation into the distribution of the dinoflagellate Dinophysis spp. in the eastern and southeastern Celtic Sea, a region part of which is known to harbour high densities of Dinophysis, often in thin layers. The water sampling will be based on the use of the CTD rosette, supplemented by deployments of a fine scale sampler and a submersible pump (attached to CTD frame). On board microscopy will allow the determination of both vertical and horizontal distributions of Dinophysis in near real time. In particular, the development of Dinophysis near tidal mixing fronts will be addressed.
Chief scientistRobin Raine (National University of Ireland Galway Department of Microbiology)
NPRCRV Celtic Voyager CV16025 NPRC celticvoyager_cv16025.pdf (0.21 MB) 
Ocean/sea areas 
GeneralIrish Sea and St. George's Channel
Celtic Sea
SpecificEastern and southeastern Celtic Sea