Smolensk 02/03

Cruise plan

Cruise Info. 
Ship name (ship code)Smolensk (RU9H)
Cruise identifier02/03
Cruise period2003-03-10 — 2003-05-05
Port of departureUnknown, Russian Federation
Port of returnUnknown, Russian Federation
ObjectivesTrawl-acoustic survey on blue whiting and mackerel stocks; oceanographic survey to the west of the British Isles to develop the long-term co-operation within the framework of ICES. Fish distribution will be investigated with acoustic devices. Check trawlings will be made by mid-water trawl with a mesh size of 16 mm in the bag. Oceanographic observations including water temperature and salinity measurements, as well as hydrochemical investigations, will be carried out at stations of standard oceanographic sections and at trawl stations.
Chief scientistIvan A Oganin (Polar Res. Ins. of Mar. Fisheries + Ocean. Russia)
Coordinating bodyInternational Council for the Exploration of the Sea (ICES)
NPRCSmolensk 02/03 NPRC smolensk_02_03.pdf (0.03 MB) 
Ocean/sea areas 
GeneralNorth East Atlantic Ocean (limit 40W)