Cruise onbord RV G.O. Sars 2018

Research aim

Our research aim on this cruise was a system-orientated investigation of deep-water sponge grounds along the Norwegian continental slope, in the Barents Sea, as well as along the Arctic Mid-Ocean Ridge.


H2020 SponGES: Deep-sea Sponge Grounds Ecosystems of the North Atlantic:

an integrated approach towards their preservation and sustainable exploitation


Tromsø (Norway) - Tromsø (Norway)


28th of July – 14th of August 2018


Prof. Hans Tore Rapp, University Bergen

GEOMAR-staff on board:

FB3-MI, Kathrin Busch