Deployment: CH0112

Deployment: 
CH0112
Chief Scientist: 
George B. McManus (University of Connecticut, UConn - Avery Point)
Synonyms: 
Platform Type:
 vessel
Start Date: 
2012-07-06
End Date: 
2012-07-09
Location: 
NW Atlantic Continental Shelf
Description

Cruise departed from and returned to Narragansett, RI. 39 stations were completed in 3 days. Each station included a CTD cast, water sampling, and a plankton net tow. Part of the project "Diversity and dynamics of planktonic ciliates - what can next-generation sequencing technologies tell us?"

Sampling activity included:
CTDFO
Zooplankton (vertical tows 150 um mesh)
Plankton DNA (3-5 depths); 2 L sample
Preserved (lugols) for microzooplankton (3-5 depths)

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