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FFS Walther Herwig III 314

Cruise plan

Cruise Info. 
Ship name (ship code)FFS Walther Herwig III (06NI)
Cruise identifier314
Cruise period2008-08-07 — 2008-08-22
StatusCompleted
Port of departureBremerhaven, Germany
Port of returnBremerhaven, Germany
PurposeResearch
Objectives1. International Bottom Trawl Survey (IBTS, 3rd Quarter) for fish stocks estimates and German Small-scale Bottom Trawl Survey (GSBTS) to monitor the fish fauna
2. Physical oceanography
3. Chemical oceanography
4. Monitoring of zoobenthos
5. Food uptake experiments; seabirds
Chief scientistSiegfried Ehrich (Thünen Institute of Sea Fisheries, Hamburg)
ProjectICES International Bottom Trawl Survey
Coordinating bodyInternational Council for the Exploration of the Sea (ICES)
Ocean/sea areas 
GeneralNorth Sea