Cruise inventory

FS Meteor M87/1

Cruise plan

Cruise Info. 
Ship name (ship code)FS Meteor (06M3)
Cruise identifierM87/1
Cruise period2012-03-19 — 2012-05-02
StatusCompleted
Port of departureLisbon, Portugal
Port of returnReykjavík, Iceland
PurposeResearch
ObjectivesThe cruise will be conducted within the European Union research project Basin-scale Analysis, Synthesis, and Integration (BASIN). The cruise will focus on physical controls on the dynamics of phytoplankton biomass, carbon flux and zooplankton interactions in the North Atlantic during the transition from regimes of winter convection to spring stratification.
Chief scientistJan Backhaus (University of Hamburg Oceanography Institute)
Ocean/sea areas 
GeneralNorth Atlantic Ocean