RV Belgica 2019-15

Cruise plan

Cruise Info. 
Ship name (ship code)RV Belgica (11BE)
Cruise identifier2019-15
Cruise period2019-05-27 — 2019-06-02
Port of departureZeebrugge, Belgium
Port of returnGalway, Ireland
ObjectivesQuality evaluation of an acoustic system (EM3002D) and comparative studies with ground truthing on the French and UK reference areas for bathymetry and backscatter measurements.
Chief scientistKoen Degrendele (University of Salento, Department of Biological and Environmental Science)
NPRCRV Belgica 2019-15 NPRC belgica_2019-15.pdf (1.65 MB) 
Ocean/sea areas 
GeneralEnglish Channel
SpecificUK Continental Shelf near Southampton (Western Solent). French Continental Shelf near Brest (Carré Renard).