• Climate change oceanography, biogeochemistry and geology sections: Cruise CE10002

      Marine Institute (Marine Institute, 2010)
      Cruise objectives: Collect CTD profile data along the standard offshore sections to include: *Nutrient sampling *Phytoplankton and chlorophyll samples *Salinity samples *DIC, TA, DOC, TOC ,DO samples Collect grab samples at key locations on the Irish shelf Collect opportunistic Vibrocores at sites in the vicinity of Porcupine and Rockall Bank. Deploy 4 ARGO floats in the Rockall Trough Acquire ADCP data at the shelf break to validate model output Collect zooplankton net hauls from around the Rockall Trough
    • Standard Oceanographic Sections in the Rockall Trough: Cruise CE12_001

      Marine Institute (Marine Institute, 2012)
      Cruise objectives: • Collect CTD profile data along the standard offshore sections to include: o Nutrient sampling o Salinity samples o DIC, TA, DOC, TOC ,DO samples • Collect grab samples at key locations on the Irish shelf • Deploy offshore weather buoy at Belmullet • Deploy ADCP at WETS Belmullet site • Recover existing Wavescan buoy at Belmullet • Collect multi-beam bathy data
    • Standard oceanographic sections in the Rockall Trough: Cruise CE13001

      Marine Institute (Marine Institute, 2013)
      Cruise objectives: • Collect CTD profile data along the standard offshore sections to include: o Nutrient sampling o Salinity samples o DIC, TA, DOC, TOC ,DO samples • Collect grab samples at key locations on the Irish shelf • Deploy offshore weather buoy at Belmullet • Deploy ADCP at WETS Belmullet site • Recover existing Wavescan buoy at Belmullet • Collect multi-beam bathy data in the vicinity of Inishturk and Inishboffin.
    • Transatlantic ocean climate sections (Rockall Trough and Iceland Basin): Cruise CE14008

      Marine Institute (Marine Institute, 2015)
      Cruise objectives: • Collect CTD profile data along the standard offshore sections to include: o Nutrient sampling o Salinity samples o DIC, DOC and TA samples • Collect grab samples at Eudoras Bank for Plymouth Marine Laboratory • Grapple for upper section of M6 mooring at Porcupine Bank • Collect phytoplankton samples at select locations along the extended section. • Collect multi-beam bathy data in the vicinity of Inishturk and Inishboffin.