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
Port of departureBelfast, United Kingdom
Port of returnBelfast, United Kingdom
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.