RV Johan Hjort 2015204

Cruise plan

Cruise Info. 
Ship name (ship code)RV Johan Hjort (58J3)
Cruise identifier2015204
Cruise period2015-04-07 — 2015-05-09
Port of departureBergen, Norway
Port of returnBergen, Norway
ObjectivesTo collect data and samples on pre-selected stations as part of the IMR monitoring project «Climate and plankton in the North Sea and Skagerrak«. To sample standard transects for physical oceanographic parameters (CTD casts, nutrients and chlorphyll) and phyto- and zooplankton (including fish eggs and larvae) in the Northern North Sea, , Skagerrak and Kattegat. In addition, to undertake two studies to investigate the spatial, vertical and diel distribution of fish eggs and larvae and their potential predators and prey.
Chief scientistTone Falkenhaug (Institute of Marine Research, Norway)
NPRCRV Johan Hjort 2015204 NPRC johanhjort_2015204.pdf (0.21 MB) 
Ocean/sea areas 
GeneralKattegat, Sound and Belts
North Sea
Specific55.2N - 61N; 11.5E - 02W