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FFS Walther Herwig III 296

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Cruise Info. 
Ship name (ship code)FFS Walther Herwig III (06NI)
Cruise identifier296
Cruise period2007-01-17 — 2007-02-16
StatusCompleted
Port of departureBremerhaven, Germany
Port of returnBremerhaven, Germany
PurposeResearch
ObjectivesTo take part in the ICES coordinated International Bottom Trawl Survey (IBTS) in the North Sea.
1. Bottom trawling (net: Grande Overture Vertical (GOV), standard net approved by ICES, codend 10 mm)
2. Biochemical investigations
3. Plankton investigations
4. Hydrographic Investigations
Chief scientistGerd Wegner (Federal Research Centre for Fisheries, Hamburg)
ProjectICES International Bottom Trawl Survey
Coordinating bodyInternational Council for the Exploration of the Sea (ICES)
Ocean/sea areas 
GeneralNorth Sea