MFV Fidelity ER6
Cruise summary report
|Ship name (ship code)||MFV Fidelity (748J)|
|Cruise period||2018-08-03 — 2018-08-03|
|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 Orca sg510 after the glider suffered problems with the battery. Recovery was around 12:30 UTC at 56'39.39 2'32.12
|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 = 2554|
Description: UEA Seaglider Orca recovered with CTD, dissolved oxygen, WET Labs optics and Nitrate sensors.