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FS Alkor AL319

Cruise plan

Cruise Info. 
Ship name (ship code)FS Alkor (06A6)
Cruise identifierAL319
Cruise period2008-05-15 — 2008-05-28
Port of departureKiel, Germany
Port of returnKiel, Germany
ObjectivesThis cruise investigated how hydrographic frontal systems in the North Sea impact on the distribution of plankton and benthos, thereby also affecting biological interactions. It was a pilot study of the EU project BASIN.
Chief scientistMichael St John (Hamburg University Institute for Hydrobiology and Fisheries Science)
Coordinating bodyEuropean Union (EU)
NPRCFS Alkor AL319 NPRC alkor_al319.pdf (0.23 MB) 
Ocean/sea areas 
GeneralNorth Sea
SpecificArea A: Northern North Sea, delimited by 56°N, 59°N, 001°W, 002°E Area B: Central/Southern North Sea, delimited by 53°30' N, 55°30'N, 001°E, 005°E