RV G.O. Sars 2015116

Cruise plan

Cruise Info. 
Ship name (ship code)RV G.O. Sars (58G2)
Cruise identifier2015116
Cruise period2015-10-20 — 2015-11-05
Port of departureBergen, Norway
Port of returnBergen, Norway
ObjectivesThe main goal of this project is to enable accurate identification, sizing and abundance estimation of schooling fish using new technology in omni-directional sonar. Subgoal: To develop robust, scientific calibration methods for two specific sonar systems, using new, large standard spheres and individual beam mapping.
Chief scientistEgil Ona (Institute of Marine Research, Norway)
NPRCRV G.O. Sars 2015116 NPRC gosars_2015116.pdf (2.45 MB) 
Ocean/sea areas 
GeneralNorth Sea
SpecificNorthern North Sea