EAF-Nansen Programme

Surveys

The EAF-Nansen Programme survey Timeline highlights the research (carried out by the R/V Dr Fridtjof Nansen. The aim of the Nansen scientific missions is to collect data and information on marine resources, habitats, environment and pollution in the surveyed countries. This knowledge will then help support developing countries in managing better their fisheries at regional and national level.

Navigate the timeline to learn more about the routes and legs of the surveys conducted by the R/V Dr Fridtjof Nansen from 2017 to 2022.

Details from each leg can be accessed by clicking on the Timeline posts, or in the full list below. 

Survey # 2017 Leg 2

Pelagic Stocks and Ecosystem Survey - Leg 2

Period: 21/07/2017 - 08/09/2017  (57 days)
Countries:
Côte d'Ivoire - Ghana - Guinea - Guinea-Bissau - Liberia - Sierra Leone
Objectives of the Surveys:

This survey (including two legs 2.1-2.2) addressed abundance and distribution of pelagic resources, environmental conditions within which they encountered, and aspects of their early life history. The survey also offered an opportunity to sample and address other research topics of high regional and international interest.

Survey # 2017 Leg 1

Pelagic Stocks and Ecosystem Survey - Leg 1

Period: 08/05/2017 - 18/07/2017  (66 days)
Countries:
Mauritania - Morocco - Senegal
Objectives of the Surveys:

This survey (including four legs 1.1-1.4) addressed abundance and distribution of pelagic resources, environmental conditions within which they were found, and aspects of their early life history. The survey also offered an opportunity to sample and tackle other research topics of high regional and international interest.

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