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Haakon Mosby 2003612

Cruise plan

Cruise Info. 
Ship name (ship code)Haakon Mosby (58AA)
Cruise identifier2003612
Cruise period2003-07-03 — 2003-07-14
StatusCompleted
Port of departureBergen, Norway
Port of returnBergen, Norway
PurposeResearch
ObjectivesGeological sediment sampling for paleoclimate studies. We will also try to recover live and fossil specimens of the mollusc, Arctica islandica, from shallow water areas with the purpose of studying the internal growth banding and its relationship with climate.

Geological and biological sampling equipment (gravity corer, multi-corer, box corer, dredge) site-surveying by 3.5 kHz echo-sounding. Conductivity-temperature-depth (CTD) measurements in the water column.
Chief scientistCarin Andersson Dahl (Bjerknes Centre for Climate Research)
Ocean/sea areas 
GeneralNorwegian Sea
North East Atlantic Ocean (limit 40W)