Celtic Explorer CE15003
|Ship name (ship code)||Celtic Explorer (45CE)|
|Cruise period||2015-02-27 — 2015-03-04|
|Port of departure||Galway, Ireland|
|Port of return||Galway, Ireland|
|Objectives||This cruise is designed to contribute Ireland's data to the ICES working group on oceanic hydrography (WGOH). WGOH produce the ICES Report on Ocean Climate (IROC) each year which summarises oceanic variability from year to year in the ICES region. The cruise objectives are designed to deliver this data to the IROC effort on an annual basis.
Survey was ended early due to foul weather. Only eight of a planned 46 stations were sampled.
|Chief scientist||Margot Cronin (Marine Institute Galway)|
|Project||Shelf Sea Biogeochemistry|
North East Atlantic Ocean (limit 40W)
|Specific||Rockall Trough, Atlantic, Continental Margin, Continental Shelf and Porcupine Bank|
|Data held at BODC|
|8 CTD frame plus rosette sampler|