|Akademik Ioffe 2009|
On 26 October '09, the Russian research vessel 'Akademik Ioffe' called into Las Palmas in the Canary Islands to pick up a scientific party from Brazil, Uruguay and South Africa. Together with MAR-ECO partners from Russia already onboard, the team will carry out exploratory biodiversity studies on the mid-Atlantic Ridge and adjacent seamounts. This is the first dedicated effort serving the South Atlantic MAR-ECO project.
|James Cook 2007|
13th July - 19th August 2007, the RRS "James Cook" will sail to the mid-Atlantic Ridge armed with the latest research technology to learn more about the unique ecosystems living in this relatively unexplored environment.
Cruise to the Irminger Sea with the German research vessel Walter Herwig, 10 June 13 July 2005.
Testcruise with RV "Johan Hjort", April 2004. To the fjord outside of Bergen to test out some equipment before the "G.O.Sars"-cruise.
Cruise with RV "Akademik Mistislav Keldysh" June 2 - 17, 2003. Diving into the Charlie-Gibbs Fracture Zone with the manned submersibles "MIR".
|RV Įrni Frišriksson|
The REDFISH/MAR-ECO cruise with RV Įrni Frišriksson, will be conducted in the Irminger Sea and adjacent areas from June 3 to July 4 2003.
|Bear Seamount 2003|
Cruise to Bear Seamount, off the east coast of the US near Georges Bank, May 2003.
OASIS cruise with RV "Poseidon" to Seine Seamount, March 20 - April 1, 2003.
OASIS project cruise on RV Meteor 11.11.2003-6.12.2003 Kiel-Funchal.
|RV Smolensk cruise May-June|
From 23 May to 18 June 2003 scientists of Knipovich Polar Research Institute of Marine Fisheries and Oceanography (PINRO) took part in the International Trawl-Acoustic Survey on redfish in the Irminger Sea. This area includes the northern most of the three special MAR-ECO areas along the northern mid-Atlantic Ridge.