RV G.O. Sars 2016106

Cruise plan

Cruise Info. 
Ship name (ship code)RV G.O. Sars (58G2)
Cruise identifier2016106
Cruise period2016-04-11 — 2016-05-11
Port of departureBergen, Norway
Port of returnBergen, Norway

1. To sample pre-selected stations along standard transects for physical, chemical and biological parameters in the northern North Sea and Skagerrak.
2. To map the abundance, distribution and species composition of phytoplankton, zooplankton, and early life stages of fish (eggs and larvae).
3. To undertake two process studies (northwestern North Sea and Skagerrak) in order to investigate the spatial, vertical and diel distribution of fish eggs and larvae and their potential predators and prey.
4. To monitor radioactive contamination in Skagerrak.
Chief scientistTone Falkenhaug (Institute of Marine Research, Norway)
NPRCRV G.O. Sars 2016106 NPRC gosars_2016106.pdf (0.52 MB) 
Ocean/sea areas 
North Sea
SpecificNorthern North Sea, Skagerrak