Fidelity ER5

Cruise summary report

Cruise Info. 
Ship nameFidelity
Cruise identifierER5
Cruise period2018-06-26 — 2018-06-26
Port of departureAmble, United Kingdom
Port of returnAmble, United Kingdom
ObjectivesThe aim of the project is to deploy autonomous vehicles in the North Sea in order to demonstrate long term monitoring capability of ocean health.

This particular cruise was an emergency recovery cruise to recover seaglider named Humpback SG579 after the glider suffered problems with position fixing.
Chief scientistMatthew R Palmer (National Oceanography Centre, Liverpool)
ProjectAn Alternative Framework to Assess Marine Ecosystem Functioning in Shelf Seas (AlterEco)
Ocean/sea areas 
GeneralNorth Sea
Physical oceanography 
Other physical oceanographic measurementsQuantity: number of profiles = 1435
Description: UEA Seaglider Humpback recovered with CTD, dissolved oxygen, WET Labs optics and PAR sensors.