Cruise inventory

Sonne 004

Cruise plan

Cruise Info. 
Ship nameSonne
Cruise identifier004
Cruise period2014-08-02 — 2014-08-10
StatusCompleted
Port of departureBremerhaven, Germany
Port of returnPonta Delgada, Portugal
PurposeResearch
ObjectivesThe main objective is the evaluation of the new research vessel and its scientific equipment under scientific and technical aspects with a focus on the CTD-water sampler and the different integrated underway sensors. The scientific objectives are a) the bio-optical characterisation of water bodies from the North-West European Shelf and the North-East Atlantic and b) the investigation and comparison of water mass composition from two neighbouring deep sea troughs.
Chief scientistOliver Zielinski (University of Oldenburg Institute for Chemistry and Biology of the Marine Environment)
Ocean/sea areas 
GeneralNorth East Atlantic Ocean (limit 40W)
Track chartsSonne 004 cruise track — sonne_004trk.pdf (00 MB)