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RV Cefas Endeavour 7/08

Cruise plan

Cruise Info. 
Ship name (ship code)RV Cefas Endeavour (74E9)
Cruise identifier7/08
Cruise period2008-04-02 — 2008-04-20
Port of departureLowestoft, United Kingdom
Port of returnLowestoft, United Kingdom

1. To conduct multidisciplinary (acoustic and sampling) surveys within the Dogger Bank region of the North Sea. This work is in support of JNCC's requirement to designate SACs under the EU Annex I Habitats Directive.


Cefas Endeavour will sail from Lowestoft on the evening tide of 2nd April. A calibration of the vessel's multibeam system will be conducted en route to the Dogger Bank. Multidisciplinary survey work using acoustic (sidescan and multibeam), sampling (grab and trawl) and photographic (camera sledge, SPI) will be conducted throughout the cruise. The vessel will dock in Lowestoft on 20th April.
Chief scientistDavid Stephen Limpenny (Centre for Environment, Fisheries and Aquaculture Science Lowestoft Laboratory)
Coordinating bodyCEFAS
Cruise programmeRV Cefas Endeavour 7/08 cruise programme endeavour7_08.pdf — access key 'C' (0.09 MB) 
Ocean/sea areas 
GeneralNorth Sea
SpecificDogger Bank
Track chartsRV Cefas Endeavour 7/08 cruise track — endeavour7_08trk.pdf (0.09 MB)