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FS Alkor AL290

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Cruise Info. 
Ship name (ship code)FS Alkor (06A6)
Cruise identifierAL290
Cruise period2006-10-10 — 2006-11-01
StatusCompleted
Port of departureKiel, Germany
Port of returnKiel, Germany
PurposeResearch
ObjectivesThis cruise and the scientific work is part of the collaborative project COMET (Controls on Methane Fluxes and their Climatic Relevance in Marine Gas Hydrate-bearing Environments) sponsored the German Ministry of Education and Research and lead by IFM-GEOMAR.
Chief scientistOlaf Pfannkuche (Helmholtz Centre for Ocean Research, Kiel (East Shore Campus))
ProjectCOMET
Coordinating bodyGerman Ministry of Education and Research
Ocean/sea areas 
GeneralNorth Sea
SpecificNorth Sea: Northern-limit 58 20'N, Eastern-limit UK/Norway, Western-limit: 01 00'E