ROV KIEL 6000

Cruise Schedule

ROV KIEL 6000 is being launched off the German Icebreaker Polarstern off Spitzbergen, Arctic (Photo: Olaf Pfannkuche, GEOMAR).

For enquiries on availbility of ROV KIEL 6000 please contact Dr. Friedrich Abegg oder Prof. Dr. Colin Devey.

 

 

Planned Missions:

2020

M164: Summer 2020
FS METEOR: Northern Germany - Lisboa
IceAge3
Chief Scientist: Dr. Saskia Brix-Elsig

XXXX: Autumn 2020
FS XXXX: San Diego - San Diego
JPIO
Chief Scientist: Dr. Matthias Haeckel

2021

SOXXX: Summer 2021
RV SONNE: Singapore - Townsville
DynaMet: New Ireland/Tabar-Lihir-Tanga-Feni Islands
Chief Scientists: Prof. Dr. Mark Hannington / Dr Philipp Brandl

 

SOXXX: Autumn 2021
RV SONNE: Antofagasta - Antofagasta
GeoSEA Chile / COMBO
Chief Scientist: Prof. Dr. Heidrun Kopp

 

Completed Missions:

2019

SO268-2: 30.03.-27.05.2019                                                                                                 to image gallery
RV SONNE: Manzanillo (Mexico) - Vancouver (Canada)

Mining Impact- JPIO: Clarion-Clipperton-Fracture Zone, North-East Pacific
Chief Scientist: Dr. Matthias Haeckel (GEOMAR, Kiel)

SO268-1: 17.02.-27.03.2019                                                                                                 to image gallery
RV SONNE: Manzanillo (Mexico) - Vancouver (Canada)
Mining Impact- JPIO: Clarion-Clipperton-Fracture Zone, North-East Pacific
Chief Scientist: Dr. Peter Linke (GEOMAR, Kiel)

 

2018

Refit of System

 

2017

PS108: 22.08.-09.09.2017                                                                                                 to image gallery
RV POLARSTERN: Tromsø (Norway) - Tromsø (Norway)
ROBEX-DemoMission, Fram Strait
Chief Scientist: Dr. Frank Wenzhöfer (AWI Bremerhaven/ MPI-MM Bremen)

 

SO254: January/February 2017                                                                                     to image gallery...
RV SONNE: Auckland (New Zealand) - Auckland (New Zealand)
PoriBacNewZ: Southwest Pacific
Chief Scientist:Prof. Dr. Meinhard Simon (ICBM Oldenburg / Wilhelmshaven)

 

2015

SO242-2: 28.8. - 1.10.2015                                                                                     to image gallery...
RV SONNE: Guayaquil (Ecuador) - Guayaquil (Ecuador)
DISCOL: Peru Basin, South East Pacific
Chief Scientist: Prof. Dr. Antje Boetius (AWI Bremerhaben / MPI-MM Bremen)

 

SO239: 11.03.-30.04.2015                                                                                     to image gallery...
RV SONNE: Balboa (Panama) - Manzanillo (Mexico)
JPIO: Clarion Clipperton Fracture Zone, Northeast Pacific
Chief Scientist: Prof. Dr. Pedro Martinez (Senckenberg Institute Wilhelmshaven)

 

2014

SONNE Test Cruise 7: 2.-12.12.2014                                                                         to image gallery...
RV SONNE: Kiel (Germany) - Las Palmas (Spain)
Test of the new RV SONNE, North Atlantic
Chief Scientist: Dr. Fritz Abegg (GEOMAR Kiel)

 

2013

INDEX 2013-2: 02.12. - 21.12.2013                                                                           to image gallery...
RV SONNE: Port Louis (Mauritius) - Port Louis (Mauritius)
INDEX 2013-2 - Diary (BGR) (only in German): Southwest Indian Ocean
Chief Scientist: Dr. Ulrich Schwarz-Schampera (BGR Hanover)

 

SO229: 24.06.2013 - 27.07.2013                                                                               to image gallery...
RV SONNE: Townsville (Australia) - Nouméa (New Caledonia)
VANUATU/ COVOLVE: Coriolos Trough, New Hebrides Island Arc, Southwest Pacifik
Chief Scientist: Prof. Dr. Karsten Haase (FAU Erlangen-Nuremberg)

 

2012

SO225: 19.11.2012 - 05.01.2013                                                                               to image gallery...
RV SONNE: Suva (Fiji) - Auckland (New Zealand)
MANIHIKI II: Manihiki Plateau, South-West Pacific Ocean
Chief Scientist: Dr. Reinhard Werner (GEOMAR Kiel)

 

CE12010: 20.07.2012 - 06.08.2012                                                                            to image gallery...
RV CELTIC EXPLORER: Bremerhaven (Germany) - Hamburg (Germany)
ECO2@NorthSea: Nordsee
Chief Scientist: Dr. Peter Linke (GEOMAR Kiel)

 

2011

JC067: 27.11.2011 - 29.11.2011                                                                                    to image gallery ...
RRS JAMES COOK: Cape Town (South Africa) - Port Elizabeth (South Africa)
Dragon Vent Field: South West Indian Ridge (SWIR)
Chief Scientist:Dr. Jon Copley (NOC)

  • Yeti Crabs
  • Video: "Black smokers" and deep-sea creatures of Longui Vent Field
  • Video: Deep sea, hot spring discoveries may be new animal species

 

JC066: 07.11.2011 - 21.12.2011                                                                                    to image gallery...
RRS JAMES COOK: Cape Town (South Africa) - Port Elizabeth (South Africa)
Seamounts Expedition: South West Indian Ridge (SWIR)
Chief Scientist: Dr. Alex Rogers (University Oxford)

 

JC65T: 10.10.2011 - 18.10.2011                                                                                   to image gallery
RRS JAMES COOK: Santa Cruz de Tenerife (Spain) - Mindelo (Cape Verde Islands)
Chief Scientist: Mobilization and sea trials ROV KIEL 6000

 

ARK XXVI/2: 13.07.2011 - 03.08.2011                                                                       to image gallery...
RV POLARSTERN: Longyearbyen (Norway) - Tromsø (Norway)
HAUSGARTEN: Fram Strait, North Atlantic
Chief Scientist:Dr. Michael Klages (AWI Bremerhaven)

 

2010

SO 210/1 & /2: 21.09.2010 - 01.11.2010                                                                to image gallery...
RV SONNE: Valparaiso (Chile) - Valparaiso (Chile)
CHIFLUX (only German): Chilean subduction zone, South East Pacific Ocean
Chief Scientist: Dr. Peter Linke (GEOMAR Kiel)

 

M81-2A: 07.03.2010 - 29.03.2010                                                                              to image gallery...
RV METEOR: Port of Spain (Trinidad & Tobago) - Willemstad (Curaçao)
CLIP: Caribbean Large Igneous Provinces, Central Carribean
Chief Scientist:Prof. Dr. Kaj Hoernle (GEOMAR Kiel)

 

M80-3: 25.12.2009 - 01.02.2010                                                                                to image gallery...
RV METEOR: Dakar (Senegal) - Las Palmas (Spain)
TACSI: Tropical Atlantic Circulation and Seamount Investigations, Cape Verde Seamounts
Chief Scientist: PD Dr. Thor Hansteen (GEOMAR Kiel)

 

2009

CE0913: 26.07.2009 - 14.08.2009                                                                             to image gallery...
RV CELTIC EXPLORER: Bremerhaven (Germany) - Bremerhaven (Germany)
Fluid and gas seepage in the North Sea
Chief Scientist: Dr. Peter Linke (GEOMAR Kiel)

 

M78-2: 01.04.2009 - 11.05.2009                                                                                to image gallery...
RV METEOR: Port of Spain (Trinidad & Tobago) - Rio de Janeiro (Brazil)
MARSouth V: Mantle to ocean on the southern Mid-Atlantic Ridge (5°S - 11°S)
Chief Scientist: Dr. Richard Seifert (University of Hamburg)

 

MSM10-3: 04.01.2009 - 13.02.2009                                                                           to image gallery...
RV MARIA S. MERIAN: Las Palmas (Spain) - Fort de France (Martinique)
HYDROMAR VII: Logatchev Hydrothermal Vent Field
Chief Scientist: Prof. Dr. Nicole Dubilier, MP-MMI Bremen

 

2008

l'Atalante 2: 07.01.2008 - 31.01.2008                                                                        to image gallery...
N/O l'ATALANTE: Recife (Brazil) - Dakar (Senegal)
HYDROMAR VII: Logatchev Hydrothermal Vent Field
Chief Scientist: Prof. Dr. Colin Devey, GEOMAR Kiel

 

2007

l'Atalante 1: 03.12.2007 - 03.01.2008                                                                        to image gallery...
N/O l'ATALANTE: Toulon (France) - Recife (Brazil)
HYDROMAR V: Logatchev Hydrotherma Vent Field
Chief Scientist: Dr. Sven Petersen, GEOMAR Kiel

 

ROVARK: 28.07.2007 - 16.08.2007                                                                               to image gallery...
RV SONNE: Auckland (New Zealand) - Auckland (New Zealand)
ROVARK: Sea Trials ROV KIEL 6000
Chief Scientist: Dr. Bob EmbleyProf. Dr. Colin Devey