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FS Meteor M36/6

Cruise plan

Cruise Info. 
Ship name (ship code)FS Meteor (06M3)
Cruise identifierM36/6
Cruise period1996-10-09 — 1996-11-03
StatusCompleted
Port of departureVigo, Spain
Port of returnViana do Castelo, Portugal
PurposeResearch
ObjectivesOne of a series of cruises to the western European Basin within the frame of national German Deep-Sea programme. BIGSET-Biogeochemical fluxes of malte and energy in the deep sea and the MAST III-Programme. BENGAL-High resolution temporal and spatial study of the Benthic biology and Geochemistry of a northeastern Atlantic abyssal Locality. To two time series stations in 47° 11'N, 19° 34'W 4560m, (BIGSET) and 48° 50'N, 16° 30'W (BIGSET/BENGAL)
Chief scientistOlaf Pfannkuche (Research Center for Marine Geosciences, Kiel)
ProjectBIGSET, BENGAL, Germany/MAST III EC
Ocean/sea areas 
GeneralNorth East Atlantic Ocean (limit 40W)