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RV Endeavor EN570

Cruise summary report

Cruise Info. 
Ship name (ship code)RV Endeavor (32EV)
Cruise identifierEN570
Cruise period2015-10-03 — 2015-10-19
StatusCompleted
Port of departurePort Everglades, United States
Port of returnPort Everglades, United States
PurposeResearch
ObjectivesObjectives

1. Service (recover and redeploy) 4 deep-sea moorings located off the eastern Bahamas along latitude 26.5°N.
2. Deploy 2 pressure-inverted echo sounders (PIES) and recover data from 6 PIES by underwater acoustic telemetry.
3. Conduct CTD (Conductivity-Temperature-Depth) and Lowered ADCP (Acoustic Doppler Current Profiler) sections across the Florida Current at 27°N, Northwest Providence Channel, and along the 26.5°N RAPID-MOCHA western boundary line east of Abaco, Bahamas.
4. Perform several additional deep water CTD casts to calibrate moored instrumentation.
Chief scientistWilliam E Johns (Rosenstiel School of Marine and Atmospheric Science)
ProjectMeridional Overturning Circulation and Heatflux Array (MOCHA)
Cruise reportRV Endeavor EN570 cruise report endeavor_en570.pdf (0.91 MB) 
Ocean/sea areas 
GeneralCaribbean Sea
SpecificBahamas
Data held at BODC Get data
Discrete samples 
44  CTD frame plus rosette sampler
3  Instrument mooring