Cruise inventory

RV Celtic Voyager CV16031

Cruise plan

Cruise Info. 
Ship name (ship code)RV Celtic Voyager (45CV)
Cruise identifierCV16031
Cruise period2016-09-04 — 2016-09-10
StatusCompleted
Port of departureBelfast, United Kingdom
Port of returnBelfast, United Kingdom
PurposeResearch
ObjectivesRepeat surveys over wreck sites surveyed in September 2015 (CV15021). The overall scientific goal is to acquire further very high-resolution data over World War I (WWI) wrecks in the Irish Sea which will be used for research into archaeological, biological and physical processes, 3D visualisation and cultural heritage management. The acquisition of data will include: multibeam and pinger geophysical data; grab samples for ground-truthing and the biological/chemical analysis.
Chief scientistRory Quinn (University of Ulster School of Environmental Sciences)
NPRCRV Celtic Voyager CV16031 NPRC celticvoyager_cv16031.pdf (0.07 MB) 
Ocean/sea areas 
GeneralIrish Sea and St. George's Channel
SpecificRathlin Island. The approaches to Belfast Lough. The Outer Ards Peninsula.