1218S Cruise Report: Monitoring survey of Faroe-Shetland Sponge Belt NCMPA, Rosemary Bank Seamount NCMPA and Wyville Thomson Ridge SAC 2019
This is the preliminary report for offshore seabed survey 1218S aboard the Marine Research Vessel Scotia, from 21 August 2018 to 15 September 2018
The aims of the 1218S survey were to gather initial data for site condition monitoring time-series’ at Faroe-Shetland Sponge Belt Nature Conservation Marine Protected Area and Wyville Thomson Ridge Special Area of Conservation, and to gather data to better characterise the communities and habitats at Rosemary Bank Seamount Nature Conservation Marine Protected Area, to help inform future Marine Protected Area monitoring efforts at this site.
Please note that observations made in this Cruise Report represent preliminary field observations. These observations have not been subject to JNCC’s Evidence Quality Assurance procedures. Please refer to the Final Report for this survey for Quality Assured evidence. This disclaimer should be included when referencing this Cruise Report.
Resource type Publication
Topic category Environment
Reference date 2019·06·04
Taylor, J., Drewery, J. & Boulcott, P., 2019, 1218S Cruise Report: Monitoring survey of Faroe-Shetland Sponge Belt NCMPA, Rosemary Bank Seamount NCMPA and Wyville Thomson Ridge SAC, JNCC Report No. 630, JNCC, Peterborough, ISSN 0963-8091.
JNCC and Marine Scotland Science undertook a joint offshore seabed survey from 21 August 2018 to 15 September 2018 (survey code 1218S).
Digital and Data Solutions, JNCC author
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Metadata date 2019·06·26
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