2022 09 - R/V Alkor Cruise AL581
AL581 - 12.-26.09.2022 - Baltic Sea - Kiel-Sassnitz-Sassnitz-Kiel
this is our annual training cruise in marine geophysical work including seismic, acoustic, magnetic and water column studies.
A typical training course is split in 3 separate legs, each allowing a maximum of 7 students to participate. Leg 1 and 3 are normally reserved for Bachelor students, Leg 2 is longer and for master students only.
This is the schedule for logstics and travel:
12.09: Equipment loading at Westpier, and setup of equipment on deck and in the labs with students
13.09: Departure, normally 8:00
18.09: Late morning arrival in Sassnitz harbour, exchange of student groups
19.09: Departure from Sassnitz, normally 8:00
22.09: Early morning arrival in Sassnitz, partially equipment unloaded, student exchange
23.09: Departure from Sassnitz, typically 1t 8:00
26.09. Arrival in Kiel, unloading at Ostpier, typically 8:00.
Potential working areas are, depending on weather conditions, Kiel Bay, Mecklenburg Bay, Arkona Basin, Bornholm Basin
Students: 14 + 3 PhD
Spiess, Schwenk, Frederichs (Leg 1+2), Merl, Mhmod, Leg 3: Keil, Römer-Stange, la Iglesia, Derkink
Leg 1: Gupta, Munoz, Correa, Enow, Vasudewa, Schätz
Leg 2: Ahrens, Bröring, Hellbrück, Nübel, Pfaffling, Stapmanns, Stockmann
Leg 3: Gutierrez, Wilckens
Cruise ongoing ...
see our logbook for figures and more