Planned Bathymetric Mapping in 2021
The reason for this is that MAREANO is going to prioritize acquisition of biological, geological and chemical data.
The Norwegian Defence Research Establishment’s (FFI) research vessel “H.U. Sverdrup II”, shall survey the three planned transects in the Barents Sea.
“H. U. Sverdrup II” has been surveying for the MAREANO programme for several years, around Svalbard, Jan Mayen and in the Barents Sea.