Cruise inventory

FFS Walther Herwig III 266

Cruise summary report

Cruise Info. 
Ship name (ship code)FFS Walther Herwig III (06NI)
Cruise identifier266
Cruise period2004-07-26 — 2004-08-26
StatusCompleted
Port of departureBremerhaven, Germany
Port of returnBremerhaven, Germany
PurposeResearch
Objectives1. To participate in the ICES co-ordinated 'International Bottom Trawl Survey' in the North Sea, 3.quarter.
2. Biological monitoring of the fish fauna in 6 small areas (boxes).
3. Distribution of temperature, salinity and nutrients in the area of investigation.
4. Monitoring of the benthic epi- and infauna in the boxes and in the German Bight
ProjectInternational Bottom Trawl Survey
Cruise reportFFS Walther Herwig III 266 cruise report walther_herwigiii_226.pdf — access key 'C' (2.70 MB) 
Ocean/sea areas 
GeneralNorth Sea
Measurements 
Physical oceanography 
Subsurface temperature and salinity measurementsQuantity: number of hauls = 166
Description: A number of half hour trawls were made during the cruise. A number of samples were made during the hauls aswell.
Biology and fisheries 
Benthic bacteria/micro-organismsQuantity: number of hauls = 166
Description: A number of half hour trawls were made during the cruise. A number of samples were made during the hauls aswell.
Geology and geophysics 
GrabQuantity: number of hauls = 166
Description: A number of half hour trawls were made during the cruise. A number of samples were made during the hauls aswell.