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BODC Cruise Metadata Report for FRV Scotia (749S) cruise 1088S

Introduction

This report collates information from the BODC cruise inventory and oceanographic databases. It presents

Cruise Inventory Information

Long name FRV Scotia (749S) cruise 1088S
Short name 1088S
Objectives and Narrative 1. To deploy four current meter moorings in the North Sea.
2. To recover two current current meter moorings west of Orkney and two west of Shetland which were deployed in June 1988.
3. To conduct a hydrochemical survey of the Clyde Basin and recover two current meter moorings on the Great Plateau which were deployed in June 1988.
4. To carry out an extensive hydrographic survey in the area of the Fair Isle and Dooley currents in the North Sea and in the area west of Orkney and Shetland.
5. To work hydrographic stations along the Fair Isle-Munken, Faroe and the Nolso, Faroe-Flugga, Shetland sections.
Ship FRV Scotia
Departure Port Aberdeen, United Kingdom
Departure Date 1988-09-17
Arrival Port Aberdeen, United Kingdom
Arrival Date 1988-10-06
Principal Scientist(s) Eric W Henderson (Scottish Office Agriculture and Fisheries Department Aberdeen Marine Laboratory)
Responsible Organisation
Associated Project(s)
IHB Sea Areas Visited North Sea, Norwegian Sea, Inner Seas off the West Coast of Scotland, North East Atlantic Ocean (limit 40W)
Marsden Squares Visited 181;3/181;4/216;3/217;1/252;1
Work Area Description North Sea, Orkney, Fair Isle Channel, Shetland, East Shetland Basin and Clyde Basin
Work Area Bounding Polygon 55N,10W; 65N,10W; 65N,5E; 55N,5E; 55N,10W
Southern Limit 55N
Northern Limit 65N
Western Limit 10W
Eastern Limit 5E

Cruise Inventory Datasets

Physical oceanography  
CTD stations Quantity: number of stations = 53
Description:  
Current meters Description: 4 recovered; 97 days  
Sea level (inc. bot. press., inverted echosounder) Quantity: activity duration in days = 102
Description:  
Surface measurements underway (T,S) Description:  
Water bottle stations Quantity: number of stations = 108
Description: 51 surface salinity  
Chemical oceanography  
Nitrate Quantity: number of stations = 105
Description:  
Phosphate Quantity: number of stations = 55
Description:  
Radioactivity Quantity: number of stations = 4
Description: water samples for radio-caesium analysis.  
Silicate Quantity: number of stations = 12
Description:  

Cruise Inventory Mooring/Buoy Operations

No information on datasets is currently available

Summary of BODC Data Holdings for the Cruise

National Oceanographic Database

Summary

# Series Instrument Description Parameters
53 CTD/STD cast Electrical conductivity of the water column
Salinity of the water column
Temperature of the water column
Vertical spatial coordinates

Note: Parameter terms are taken from the BODC Parameter Discovery Vocabulary XML (SKOS)

Full List

BODC Reference Instrument Description Date/Time Location  
176393 CTD/STD cast 1988-09-25 15:31Z 59° 19' N, 3° 19' W Click for more
176400 CTD/STD cast 1988-09-25 16:39Z 59° 19' N, 3° 40' W Click for more
176412 CTD/STD cast 1988-09-25 17:55Z 59° 19' N, 3° 59' W Click for more
176424 CTD/STD cast 1988-09-25 19:45Z 59° 10' N, 4° 0' W Click for more
176436 CTD/STD cast 1988-09-25 21:05Z 59° 0' N, 3° 59' W Click for more
176448 CTD/STD cast 1988-09-25 22:28Z 58° 49' N, 3° 59' W Click for more
176461 CTD/STD cast 1988-09-25 23:42Z 58° 40' N, 4° 0' W Click for more
176473 CTD/STD cast 1988-09-26 01:37Z 58° 40' N, 3° 30' W Click for more
176485 CTD/STD cast 1988-09-26 02:55Z 58° 49' N, 3° 30' W Click for more
176497 CTD/STD cast 1988-09-26 04:02Z 59° 0' N, 3° 30' W Click for more
176504 CTD/STD cast 1988-09-28 19:00Z 59° 45' N, 2° 0' W Click for more
176516 CTD/STD cast 1988-09-28 20:34Z 59° 45' N, 1° 30' W Click for more
176528 CTD/STD cast 1988-09-28 22:03Z 59° 45' N, 1° 0' W Click for more
176541 CTD/STD cast 1988-09-30 06:43Z 59° 45' N, 0° 30' W Click for more
176553 CTD/STD cast 1988-09-30 08:17Z 59° 45' N, 0° 0' E Click for more
176565 CTD/STD cast 1988-09-30 10:18Z 59° 45' N, 0° 30' E Click for more
176577 CTD/STD cast 1988-09-30 12:19Z 60° 0' N, 0° 30' E Click for more
176589 CTD/STD cast 1988-09-30 14:00Z 60° 0' N, 0° 0' W Click for more
176590 CTD/STD cast 1988-09-30 15:54Z 60° 0' N, 0° 30' W Click for more
176608 CTD/STD cast 1988-09-30 17:25Z 60° 0' N, 1° 0' W Click for more
176621 CTD/STD cast 1988-09-30 18:59Z 60° 15' N, 1° 0' W Click for more
176633 CTD/STD cast 1988-09-30 20:27Z 60° 15' N, 0° 30' W Click for more
176645 CTD/STD cast 1988-09-30 21:59Z 60° 15' N, 0° 0' E Click for more
176657 CTD/STD cast 1988-10-01 00:28Z 60° 30' N, 0° 0' E Click for more
176669 CTD/STD cast 1988-10-01 02:46Z 60° 30' N, 0° 30' W Click for more
176670 CTD/STD cast 1988-10-01 04:28Z 60° 30' N, 1° 0' W Click for more
176682 CTD/STD cast 1988-10-02 05:31Z 60° 45' N, 0° 30' W Click for more
176694 CTD/STD cast 1988-10-02 07:39Z 60° 45' N, 0° 0' E Click for more
176701 CTD/STD cast 1988-10-02 11:32Z 61° 0' N, 0° 30' E Click for more
176713 CTD/STD cast 1988-10-02 13:33Z 61° 0' N, 0° 0' E Click for more
176725 CTD/STD cast 1988-10-02 16:14Z 61° 0' N, 0° 30' W Click for more
176737 CTD/STD cast 1988-10-02 18:25Z 61° 0' N, 1° 0' W Click for more
176749 CTD/STD cast 1988-10-04 17:56Z 58° 40' N, 2° 30' W Click for more
176750 CTD/STD cast 1988-10-04 19:41Z 58° 39' N, 2° 0' W Click for more
176762 CTD/STD cast 1988-10-04 21:19Z 58° 40' N, 1° 30' W Click for more
176774 CTD/STD cast 1988-10-04 23:00Z 58° 40' N, 1° 0' W Click for more
176786 CTD/STD cast 1988-10-05 00:45Z 58° 40' N, 0° 29' W Click for more
176798 CTD/STD cast 1988-10-05 02:49Z 58° 40' N, 0° 0' W Click for more
176805 CTD/STD cast 1988-10-05 04:40Z 58° 40' N, 0° 30' E Click for more
176817 CTD/STD cast 1988-10-05 06:29Z 58° 40' N, 1° 0' E Click for more
176829 CTD/STD cast 1988-10-05 07:36Z 58° 49' N, 1° 0' E Click for more
176830 CTD/STD cast 1988-10-05 08:49Z 58° 43' N, 0° 45' E Click for more
176842 CTD/STD cast 1988-10-05 10:09Z 58° 37' N, 0° 30' E Click for more
176854 CTD/STD cast 1988-10-05 11:19Z 58° 33' N, 0° 15' E Click for more
176866 CTD/STD cast 1988-10-05 12:26Z 58° 28' N, 0° 0' W Click for more
176878 CTD/STD cast 1988-10-05 13:35Z 58° 22' N, 0° 15' W Click for more
176891 CTD/STD cast 1988-10-05 14:59Z 58° 18' N, 0° 30' W Click for more
176909 CTD/STD cast 1988-10-05 16:02Z 58° 13' N, 0° 45' W Click for more
176910 CTD/STD cast 1988-10-05 17:07Z 58° 7' N, 1° 0' W Click for more
176922 CTD/STD cast 1988-10-05 18:14Z 58° 3' N, 1° 15' W Click for more
176934 CTD/STD cast 1988-10-05 19:34Z 57° 58' N, 1° 30' W Click for more
176946 CTD/STD cast 1988-10-05 20:38Z 57° 52' N, 1° 45' W Click for more
176958 CTD/STD cast 1988-10-05 21:42Z 57° 48' N, 1° 59' W Click for more

Project Database

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