RV Cefas Endeavour 07/19

Cruise plan

Cruise Info. 
Ship name (ship code)RV Cefas Endeavour (74E9)
Cruise identifier07/19
Cruise period2019-05-25 — 2019-06-13
Port of departureLowestoft, United Kingdom
Port of returnFalmouth, United Kingdom

1. Survey of Greater Haig Fras MCZ
2. Survey of South West Deeps (West) MCZ
3. Samples for CSEMP programme in Lyme Bay


1. Leave from Lowestoft to Lyme Bay. Collect 5 x Day grab samples.
2. Transit to Greater Haig Fras MCZ. Collect drop camera images and mini Hamon grab samples at 100 stations. Possible use of Shipek grab for carbon/nitrogen sampling. 3 boxes of multibeam. Then, depending on time:
- Up to 20 stations of HG and DC to ground truth Autonomous Underwater Vehicle (AUV) data for National Oceanography Centre (NOC) and/or.
- MBES 3 further boxes at Greater Haig Fras MCZ and/or
- Additional replicate sampling from previous stations or.
- If 5 days or more survey time remain then transit to South West Deeps (West) MCZ for camera sledge and mini Hamon grab sampling at 120 stations
Chief scientistDaniel T Wood (Centre for Environment, Fisheries and Aquaculture Science Lowestoft Laboratory)
Cruise programmeRV Cefas Endeavour 07/19 cruise programme endeavour07_19.pdf  (0.41 MB) 
Ocean/sea areas 
GeneralEnglish Channel
Celtic Sea
SpecificCeltic Sea (Greater Haig Fras MCZ, South West Deeps (West) MCZ). English Channel (Lyme Bay).