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RV Dana 02/2014

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Cruise Info. 
Ship name (ship code)RV Dana (26D4)
Cruise identifier02/2014
Cruise period2014-01-24 — 2014-02-10
StatusCompleted
Port of departureHirtshals Havn, Denmark
Port of returnHirtshals Havn, Denmark
PurposeResearch
ObjectivesThe survey is part of the 1st quarter International Bottom Trawl Survey (IBTS) in the North Sea, which is coordinated by the ICES International Bottom Trawl Survey Working Group and has been conducted with standard fishing gear in the 1st quarter since 1983. The IBTS aims to provide ICES assessment and science groups with consistent and standardised data for examining spatial and temporal changes in
(a) the distribution and relative abundance of fish and fish assemblages
(b) of the biological parameters of commercial fish species for stock assessment purposes.
Chief scientistKai Wieland (Technical University of Denmark, National Institute of Aquatic Resources)
ProjectICES International Bottom Trawl Survey (IBTS)
Coordinating bodyInternational Council for the Exploration of the Sea (ICES)
Ocean/sea areas 
GeneralNorth Sea
Specific53N - 56N, 3W - 3E