Resolute 2/01

Cruise summary report

Cruise Info. 
Ship nameResolute
Cruise identifier2/01
Cruise period2001-04-23 — 2001-04-26
Port of departureFleetwood, United Kingdom
Port of returnFleetwood, United Kingdom
ObjectivesFifth of series of cruises to examine spawning of plaice in the eastern Irish Sea. This forms part of a MAFF funded project to develop population models for this stock.
Chief scientistClive James Fox (Centre for Environment, Fisheries and Aquaculture Science Lowestoft Laboratory)
ProjectMO423 Development of Spatially Explicit Population Models
Coordinating bodyCEFAS
Cruise reportResolute 2/01 cruise report resolute2_01.pdf (0.07 MB) 
Ocean/sea areas 
GeneralIrish Sea and St. George's Channel
Specificeast of longitude 04deg 30'
Physical oceanography 
Water bottle stationsQuantity: number of stations = 6
Description: Water samples collected twice daily for calibration of CTD
CTD stationsQuantity: number of profiles = 48
Description: CTD data collected by Falmouth scientific instruments on CTD carried on-board HSTN
Biology and fisheries 
ZooplanktonQuantity: number of hauls = 48
Description: Vertical profiles using Lowestoft high-speed towed plankton sampler. Nets of mesh 270 micrometre and 80 micrometre carried on sampler.