North Sea cruise on the Cefas Endeavour (UK) 21-28 June 2016

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In the framework of WP3 and WP4 (JRAP#1), Machteld Rijkeboer from Rijkswaterstaat (NL) took part in a North Sea cruise on the Cefas Endeavour (UK) between 21st and 28th of June 2016. The aim of the work was to determine the diversity of the phytoplankton with a semi-automatic system including two Cytosense flow cytometers connected to a ferrybox. The on line analyses were programmed from every 20 minutes to every hour. The results can already be seen on http://fytoplankton.nl/CEFAS/Endeavour/phytoplankton_liveloc.shtml and http://fytoplankton.nl/RWS/Endeavour/phytoplankton_liveloc.shtml. A meeting in August will take place in VLIZ in Oostende (B) to finalise the outputs of the cruise.

Involved institutions: Cefas, Rijkswaterstaat, VLIZ/Ghent University, Thomas Rutten Projects

Machteld Rijkeboer on board of the Cefas Endeavour working with the 2 flow cytometers
Machteld Rijkeboer on board of the Cefas Endeavour working with the 2 flow cytometers
The 2 flow cytometers (Cytosense) on line and connected with the Jena Ferrybox on the Cefas Endeavour
The 2 flow cytometers (Cytosense) on line and connected with the Jena Ferrybox on the Cefas Endeavour
The 2 flow cytometers (Cytosense) on line and connected with the Jena Ferrybox on the Cefas Endeavour
The 2 flow cytometers (Cytosense) on line and connected with the Jena Ferrybox on the Cefas Endeavour