Cruises 2015

This index displays the applicants to engage in marine scientific research in Norway's internal waters, territorial sea and economic zone and on the continental shelf in 2015.

Applicant. Click on the link for more cruise details, maps etc.

Brief description of cruise and area

 Date of application

Granted

Results

«Salling». Danish Institute of Fisheries Research, Denmark

Sandeel survey to assess this years strength.

52°N - 58°N,  00°E - 08°E

16.09.2015

22.10.2015

«Dana». Swedish University of Agricultural Science.

International Bottom Trawl Survey, oceanography.

Skagerrak east of  08°E

11.08.2015

18.08.2015

«Scotia». Marine Scotland  Science, Aberdeen, UK

Abundance and distribution of mackerel.

54°N – 63°N and 06°W – 04°E

11.08.2015

20.08.2015

«Scotia». Marine Scotland  Science, Aberdeen. UK

Pre-recruit yerr class strength of cod, haddock, whiting, saithe, Norway pout, herring, mackerel  and sprat.

54°N – 61°30’N and 04°W – 06°E

30.06.2015

16.07.2015

«Cristian í Grótinum». Havstovan, Faroe Islands.

Macerel and norwegian spring-spawning herring.

60°N to 69°N, 14°W to 05°E

12.06.2015

25.06.2015

«Scotia». Marine Scotland  Science, Aberdeen. UK

Herring

58°30’N – 62°N and 07°30’W – 02°E

12.06.2015

17.06.2015

«OGS Explora». Diamar srl, Italy

Shelf. Collecting geological-paleoceanographic data of Svalbard sediment drifts, and  in Storfjorden and Kveithola.

Greenland Sea and Barents Sea, see maps

09.06.2015

28.07.2015

«CCGS Louis S.  St-Laurent». Canadian Coast Guard, Government of Canada

Collect bathymetric data.

65°N to 82°N, 05°W to 19°E

28.05.2015

30.06.2015

«Walther Herwig III». Bundesanstalt für Landwirtschaft und Ernährung, Hamburg. Germany 

Occurrence of fish diseases, biological effects of contaminants, OSPAR,
monitoring etc.

52°46’N –56°42’N and 02°10’W – 16°E

07.05.2015

22.06.2015

«Scotia». Marine Scotland Science, Aberdeen. United Kingdom

To assess the impacts of elevated fishing on the sea bed adjacent to oil and gas
pipelines etc.

57°N – 61°N and 01°W – 06°E

20.04.2015

07.05.2015

«Tridens». Ministry of transport and public works, Holland

Beam Trawl Survey, place and sole.

51°N - 61°N and 04°W - 08°30’E

27.03.2015

30.06.2015

«Nuevo Virgen de Lodairo». Instituto Español de Oceanografĭa. Spain

Greenland halibut.

73°30‘N - 80°N, 18°E - 04°30E and 16°20‘E

26.03.2015

21.05.2015

«Elisabeth Mann Borgese». Research Department of Underwater Acoustics and Marine Geophysics. Germany

Physical mechanisms of flow noise under free field conditions.

Sognefjord, ref. map

20.03.2015

21.04.2015

«Heincke». Alfred-Wegner-Institute for Polar and Martine Research, Bremerhaven. Germany

The fjord’s hydrography, light regime, beogeochemistry, plancton compostion and
harmful algae etc.

17.03.2015

26.05.2015

«Heincke». Alfred-Wegner-Institute for Polar and Martine Research, Bremerhaven. Germany

Oceanographic studies around Svalbard, maintenance of hydrographic maesurements etc.

78°N to 79°N and 00°E to 09°E

17.03.2015

02.06.2015

«Heincke». Alfred-Wegner-Institute for Polar and Martine Research, Bremerhaven. Germany

Climate change on bentic secondary production, predator-pray realtions on
Atlantic fish and decapod crabs etc.

74°N to 81°N and 05°E to 25°E

17.03.2015

16.04.2015

«Heincke». Alfred-Wegner-Institute for Polar and Martine Research, Bremerhaven. Germany

Shelf. Map and quntify gas emissions., and interaction with oceanographic,
geological and climatologial processes.

69°N - 79°30‘N and 04°E - 19°E, ref map

11.03.2015

01.06.2015

«Genesis». Marine Scotland, Marine Laboratory, Aberdeen. British

Abundance and distribution of anglerfish

57°N – 62°N and 03°W – 05°E

11.03.2015

Retained

«Walther Herwig III». Bundesanstalt für Landwirtschaft und Ernährung, Hamburg. Germany

International Bottom Trawl Survey and German BTS.

54°N –62°N. entire North Sea

10.03.2015

19.05.2015

«Walther Herwig III». Bundesanstalt für Landwirtschaft und Ernährung, Hamburg. Germany

Occurrence of fish diseases, biological effects of contaminants, OSPAR and
HELCOM monitoring etc.

52°46’N –56°42’N and 02°10’W – 16°E

25.02.2015

20.04.2015

«Celtic  Explorer». Federal Marine and Hydrographic Agency, Germany

Oceanography. Stratification

51°50‘N – 62°50‘N and 05°W– 08°E

23.02.2015

28.07.2015

«OGS Explora». Diamar srl, Italy.

Shelf. Investigation of the formation of northern Barents Sea; study of structural development.

Ca 74°N - 84°N and 01°W - 38°E

19.02.2015

27.04.2015

«Tridens». Ministry of Agriculture, Nature management & Food, Holland

Mackerel egg survey.

53°N - 59°30’N and 01°W - 05°30’E

13.02.2015

27.03.2015

«Solea». Bundeanstalt für Landwirtschaft und Ernährung, Hamburg. Germany

International beam trawl survey.

55°N – 57°30’N, West of 10°E

11.02.2015

16.04.2015

«Árni Friđriksson». Marine Research Institute, Reykjavik. Iceland

Distribution and abundance of Norwegian spring-spawning herring and blue whiting.

63°N – 70°30’N and 13°W – 01°W

06.02.2015

17.03.2015

«Árni Friđriksson». Marine Research Institute, Reykjavik. Iceland

Distribution and abundance of mackerel and Norwegian spring-spawning herring.

61°N – 70°N and 35°W – 02°E

06.02.2015

23.04.2015

«Havfisken». DTU Aqua, Denmark

Norway lobster.

57°40‘N - 58°30‘ N and 07°E - 10°E

05.02.2015

16.04.2015

«Polarstern». Stiftung Alfred-Wegner-Institut für Polar- und Meeresforshung, Bremerhaven. Germany

Studies of changes of Arctic Ocean sea ace and ocean circulations etc in context to sea ice retreat and ocean warming.

70°N - 85°N and 00°E - 30°E

03.02.2015

28.04.2015

«Heincke». Alfred-Wegner-Institute for Polar and Martine Research, Bremerhaven. Germany

Methane transport by ocean currents of Svalbard fjords.

75°N - 79.5°N and 05.5°E - 22°E

03.02.2015

24.04.2015

«Cefas Endeavour». DEFRA/CEFAS, UK

International bottom trawl survey.

51°30‘N – 62°N and 03°W– 09°E

21.01.2015

13.04.2015

«James Cook». National Marine Facilities Sea Systems, UK

Shelf. Constraining.

56°087’N – 61°797’N and 01°482’E – 06°706’E

20.01.2015

20.04.2015

«Tridens». Ministry of Agriculture, Nature management & Food, Holland

Herring and sprat.

52°N - 62°N and 04°30’W - 08°30’E

16.01.2015

19.03.2015

«Polarstern». Stiftung Alfred-Wegner-Institut für Polar- und Meeresforshung, Bremerhaven. Germany

Environmental studies Fram Strait. Interglacials of geological and historical past.

75°N - 81°N and 12°W - 10°E

15.01.2015

30.03.2015

«M/V Donna Wood». University of St Andrews, Scotland.

Behavior of Northern bottlenose whale, killer whale, humpback whale.

Area: See details

08.01.2015

03.03.2015

«Oceania». Institute of Oceanology PAS, Poland

Shelf. Studies of thermohaline circulation in Nordic Seas, pathways of
Atlantic water etc, hydrography in Spitsbergen fjords, plankton and
bentos, sediments etc.

59°N – 82°N, 05°W – 22°E, Nothern Troms and Hordaland

06.01.2015

12.03.2015

«Polarstern». Alfred Wegener Institute, Bremerhaven. Germany

Bological, chemical, geological and physical oceanography.

68°N - 82°N and 55°W -25°E

05.01.2015

13.07.2015

«Polarstern». Alfred Wegener Institute, Bremerhaven. Germany

Past and present sea ice transitions. Ecological and biogeochemical late spring prosess studies.

81°N - 84°N and 05°E -30°E

22.12.2014

17.03.2015

«Scotia». Marine Scotland Science, Aberdeen. UK

International bottom trawl survey.

56°N – 61°30’N and 04°W – 04°E

15.12.2014

13.01.2015

«Polonus». National Marine Fisheries Research Institute in coop. with Sea Fisheries

Greenland halibut.

73°30’N - 76°30’N and 13°E - 16°30’E

02.12.2014

Not granted

«Polonus». National Marine Fisheries Research Institute in coop. with Sea Fisheries

Redfish.

73°27’N - 77°N and 12°E - 17°E

02.12.2014

Not granted

«Dana». National Institute of Aquatic Resources, Denmark

Eco integration of herring, sprat, mackerel, blue whiting and hors mackerel.

56°N - 60°N and 05°E - 12°E

28.11.2014

12.02.2015

«Alkor». GEOMAR, Helmholtz Centre for Ocean Research, Kiel. Germany 

Geophysics, oceanography, student projects.

Area: See details

16.11.2014

22.01.2015

«Dana». DTU-Aqua, Denmark

IBT Survey etc.

51°N - 58°N and 02°E - 07°E

12.11.2014

15.12.2014

«Dana». DTU-Aqua, Denmark

IBT Survey etc.

51°N - 58°N and 02°E - 07°E

11.11.2014

04.02.2015

«Nereus». Sven Lovén Centrum for Marina Vetenskaper, Tjärnö, University of Gothenburg. Sweden

Shelf. Continued mapping and studies of cold-water corals, environment
and recovery studies, sampling and mapping, Project Hermione etc.

Area: See details

07.11.2014

Cancelled

«Lophelia». Sven Lovén Centrum for Marina Vetenskaper, Tjärnö, University of Gothenburg. Sweden

Shelf. Continued mapping and studies of cold-water corals, environment and recovery studies, sampling and mapping etc.

Area: See details

06.11.2014

20.01.2015

« Dana ». DTU-Aqua, Denmark

Norwegian spring-spawning herring, blue whiting etc.

57°N - 75°N and 13°W - 31°E

04.11.2014

22.02.2015

«Dana». Swedish University of Agricultural Science. Sweden

International bottom trawl survey.

Skagerrak and Kattegat east of 08°E

04.11.2014

11.12.2014

«Alkor». GEOMAR, Helmholtz Centre for Ocean Research, Kiel. Germany

Mesocosm moorings, water and plankton sampling etc.

Raunefjorden 60.265°N; 05.205°E

30.10.2014

19.01.2015

«Walther Herwig III». Bundesanstalt für Landwirtschaft und Ernährung, Hamburg. Germany

International Bottom Trawl Survey.

54°N –62°N and 07°W – 08°E

09.07.2014

25.09.2014

Updated: 02.08.2017