RRS James Cook JC173

Cruise plan

Cruise Info. 
Ship name (ship code)RRS James Cook (740H)
Cruise identifierJC173
Cruise period2018-12-18 — 2018-12-22
Port of departureLas Palmas, Spain
Port of returnLas Palmas, Spain
ObjectivesThis large-scale mesocosm experiment aims to study the feasibility, effectiveness, associated risks and potential side effects of ocean artificial upwelling in fertilizing ocean productivity and enhancing energy transfer to higher trophic levels with the potential of raising fish production.
Chief scientistUlf Riebesell (GEOMAR Helmholtz Centre for Ocean Research, Kiel (West Shore Campus))