Cruise inventory

Thor Chaser 8241

Cruise plan

Cruise Info. 
Ship name (ship code)Thor Chaser (SVTC)
Cruise identifier8241
Cruise period2007-06-28 — 2007-07-25
StatusCompleted
Port of departureTórshavn, Faroe Islands
Port of returnTórshavn, Faroe Islands
PurposeResearch
ObjectivesThe objective of TNASS (Trans North Atlantic Sightings Survey) is to estimate absolute abundance of cetacean species in Northern North Atlantic waters to provide information that can be used in a management framework to recommend safe catch limits, both direct and indirect, for cetacean species which are subjected to aboriginal, direct or indirect catch in the Nordic areas. TNASS has contributors from Canada, Greenland, Iceland, Faroes, Norway and Russia.
Chief scientistBjarni Mikkelsen (Faroe Museum of Natural History)
Ocean/sea areas 
GeneralNorth Atlantic Ocean