Cruise summary report
|Cruise period||2018-06-26 — 2018-06-26|
|Port of departure||Amble, United Kingdom|
|Port of return||Amble, United Kingdom|
|Objectives||The 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 scientist||Matthew R Palmer (National Oceanography Centre, Liverpool)|
|Project||An Alternative Framework to Assess Marine Ecosystem Functioning in Shelf Seas (AlterEco)|
|Other physical oceanographic measurements||Quantity: number of profiles = 1435|
Description: UEA Seaglider Humpback recovered with CTD, dissolved oxygen, WET Labs optics and PAR sensors.