Deployment: OC445

Deployment: 
OC445
Chief Scientist: 
Dr Dennis J. McGillicuddy (Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution, WHOI)
Synonyms: 
Platform:
Platform Type:
 vessel
Start Date: 
2008-04-28
End Date: 
2008-05-05
Location: 
Gulf of Maine, NA4, 43 30N, 69 00W
Description

The research objective is synoptic mapping of Alexandrium fundyense, hydrography, and velocity in the coastal current from Cape Cod to Georges Bank.

The planned activities include CTD casts, drifter deployments, and water pumping.

Scientific personnel:
Dr. Dennis McGillicuddy, Jr., Chief Scientist, Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution
Dr. Valery Kosnyrev, Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution
Mr. Keston Smith, Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution
Mr. Bruce Keafer, Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution
Mr. Kerry Norton, Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution
Dr. Bibiana Gomez Crespo, IIM/CSIC, Spain
Dr. Luciano Fernandes, Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution
Ms. Stacey Lee, Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution
Dr. David Townsend, University of Maine
Ms. Maura Thomas, University of Maine
Mr. Nathan Rebuck , University of Maine
Dr. Jefferson Turner, University of Massachusetts Dartmouth
Mr. Peter Milligan, University of Massachusetts Dartmouth
Ms. Meribeth Ratzel , Cape Cod Community College
Mr. Artur Palacz, University of Maine
Dr. Laurence Anderson, Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution
Ms. Katherine Libera, Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution
Ms. Erin Dupuis, Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution
Mr. Alexander Dorsk, Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution

WHOI cruise planning synopsis

Cruise information and original data are available from the NSF R2R data catalog.