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CEND11/16 Cruise Report: North Norfolk Sandbanks and Saturn Reef, Inner Dowsing, Race Bank and North Ridge and Haisborough, Hammond and Winterton cSAC/SCI Monitoring Survey 2016 Cruise Report 2017

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Abstract

This report details the operations carried out on board the RV Cefas Endeavour, between the 31st May 2016 and 19th June 2016.

Summary

The survey focused on the North Norfolk Sandbanks and Saturn Reef cSAC/SCI which is located in the southern North Sea, extending from about 40km off the north-east coast of Norfolk. This cSAC/SCI encloses a series of ten main sandbanks (Leman, Inner, Ower, Well, Broken, Swarte and four sandbanks collectively known as the Indefatigables) and associated fragmented smaller banks, which represent the most extensive example of the offshore linear ridge sandbank feature in UK waters.

Resource type Publication

Topic category Environment

Reference date 2017·10·01

Citation
McIlwaine, P., Brown, L. & Eggett, A., (2017), CEND11/16 Cruise Report: North Norfolk Sandbanks and Saturn Reef, Inner Dowsing, Race Bank and North Ridge and Haisborough, Hammond and Winterton cSAC/SCI Monitoring Survey 2016 Cruise Report, JNCC/Cefas Partnership Report Series No. 13, JNCC, Peterborough, ISSN 2051-6711.

Lineage
The Centre for Environment, Fisheries and Aquaculture Sciences and JNCC undertook a survey of North Norfolk Sandbanks and Saturn Reef; Inner Dowsing, Race Bank and North Ridge; and Haisborough, Hammond and Winterton cSAC/SCI, conducted in May and June 2016, aboard the RV Cefas Endeavour (CEND 11/16).

Responsible organisation
Digital and Data Solutions, JNCC publisher

Limitations on public access No limitations

Use constraints Available under the Open Government Licence 3.0

Metadata date 2019·07·12

Metadata point of contact
Digital and Data Solutions, JNCC

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