RV Johan Hjort 2008206

Cruise plan

Cruise Info. 
Ship name (ship code)RV Johan Hjort (58J3)
Cruise identifier2008206
Cruise period2008-05-22 — 2008-06-08
Port of departureUnknown, Norway
Port of returnUnknown, Norway
ObjectivesPhysical, chemical and biological oceanographic cruise using CTD and rosette for water sampling, acoustic, trawls, towed vehicle (include optical and acoustic sensors), and autonomous vehicle (sea gliders). In addition will two moorings that include acoustic current profiler and current meter be recovered and redeployed. The purpose is to quantify the impact of climate variability on Arctic marine ecosystems at fronts in the Norwegian Sea. This cruise is a part of the Norwegian funded International Polar Year (IPY) project NESSAR that again is a part of the international IPY project NESSAS. Iceland partners are included in this project.
Chief scientistKjell Arne Mork (Institute of Marine Research, Norway)
NPRCRV Johan Hjort 2008206 NPRC johanhjort_2008206.pdf (0.16 MB) 
Ocean/sea areas 
GeneralNorwegian Sea