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FS Alkor AL300

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Cruise Info. 
Ship name (ship code)FS Alkor (06A6)
Cruise identifierAL300
Cruise period2007-06-06 — 2007-06-18
StatusCompleted
Port of departureKiel, Germany
Port of returnKiel, Germany
PurposeResearch
ObjectivesThe cruise was conducted within the framework of the research projects: "GLOBEC, Germany Trophische Wechselwirkung zwischen Zooplankton und Fischen unter dem Einfluss physikalischer Prozesse" and "UNCOVER - UNderstand the mechanisms of stock reCOVERy" (EU FP6 TP8.1 022717). This cruise focused on investigating how hydrographic frontal systems in the Southern North Sea impact on the distribution of plankton and fish, thereby also affecting biological interactions.
Chief scientistMichael St John (Hamburg University Institute for Hydrobiology and Fisheries Science)
ProjectGLOBEC; UNCOVER
Coordinating bodyEuropean Union (EU)
Ocean/sea areas 
GeneralNorth Sea
SpecificNorth Sea, between 52°30'N - 55°30'N and 1 °E - 5°E