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BODC Cruise Metadata Report for FRV Scotia (749S) cruise 0491S

Introduction

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

Cruise Inventory Information

Long name FRV Scotia (749S) cruise 0491S
Short name 0491S
Objectives and Narrative (1) To conduct a hydrographic survey north and west of Orkney, and east of Shetland.
(2) To investigate the use of a towed underwater body for joint ADCP/CTD surveys of frontal regions.
Ship FRV Scotia
Departure Port Aberdeen, United Kingdom
Departure Date 1991-04-15
Arrival Port Aberdeen, United Kingdom
Arrival Date 1991-04-24
Principal Scientist(s) Bill Turrell (Scottish Office Agriculture and Fisheries Department Aberdeen Marine Laboratory)
Responsible Organisation
Associated Project(s)
IHB Sea Areas Visited North Sea
Marsden Squares Visited 181;3/216;3/217;1/252;1
Work Area Description North and west of Orkney, and east of Shetland
Work Area Bounding Polygon 55N,5W; 65N,5W; 65N,5E; 55N,5E; 55N,5W
Southern Limit 55N
Northern Limit 65N
Western Limit 5W
Eastern Limit 5E

Cruise Inventory Datasets

Physical oceanography  
CTD stations Quantity: number of stations = 40
Description:  
Current profiler (eg ADCP) Quantity: activity duration in days = 6
Description: ship mounted ADCP  
Water bottle stations Quantity: number of stations = 5
Description:  
Chemical oceanography  
Nitrate Quantity: number of samples = 12
Description:  
Nitrate Quantity: number of samples = 12
Description:  
Other chemical oceanographic measurements Quantity: number of samples = 12
Description: chemistry  
Phosphate Quantity: number of samples = 12
Description:  
Phosphate Quantity: number of samples = 12
Description:  
Silicate Quantity: number of samples = 12
Description:  
Silicate Quantity: number of samples = 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
40 CTD/STD cast Density of the water column
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  
411561 CTD/STD cast 1991-04-17 08:15Z 59° 16' N, 2° 13' W Click for more
411573 CTD/STD cast 1991-04-17 09:32Z 59° 16' N, 2° 4' W Click for more
411585 CTD/STD cast 1991-04-17 10:35Z 59° 16' N, 1° 55' W Click for more
411597 CTD/STD cast 1991-04-17 11:34Z 59° 16' N, 1° 47' W Click for more
411604 CTD/STD cast 1991-04-17 12:28Z 59° 16' N, 1° 40' W Click for more
411616 CTD/STD cast 1991-04-17 13:23Z 59° 16' N, 1° 30' W Click for more
411628 CTD/STD cast 1991-04-17 14:26Z 59° 16' N, 1° 19' W Click for more
411641 CTD/STD cast 1991-04-17 15:25Z 59° 16' N, 1° 10' W Click for more
411653 CTD/STD cast 1991-04-17 16:37Z 59° 16' N, 1° 0' W Click for more
411665 CTD/STD cast 1991-04-17 18:11Z 59° 16' N, 0° 39' W Click for more
411677 CTD/STD cast 1991-04-17 19:49Z 59° 16' N, 0° 20' W Click for more
411689 CTD/STD cast 1991-04-17 21:21Z 59° 16' N, 0° 0' E Click for more
411690 CTD/STD cast 1991-04-18 10:55Z 60° 0' N, 1° 0' W Click for more
411708 CTD/STD cast 1991-04-18 12:38Z 60° 0' N, 0° 30' W Click for more
411721 CTD/STD cast 1991-04-18 14:17Z 60° 0' N, 0° 0' E Click for more
411733 CTD/STD cast 1991-04-18 15:58Z 60° 0' N, 0° 30' E Click for more
411745 CTD/STD cast 1991-04-18 17:38Z 60° 0' N, 1° 0' E Click for more
411757 CTD/STD cast 1991-04-18 19:34Z 60° 0' N, 1° 30' E Click for more
411769 CTD/STD cast 1991-04-18 22:17Z 60° 25' N, 1° 40' E Click for more
411770 CTD/STD cast 1991-04-18 23:30Z 60° 25' N, 1° 19' E Click for more
411782 CTD/STD cast 1991-04-19 00:45Z 60° 25' N, 1° 0' E Click for more
411794 CTD/STD cast 1991-04-19 02:01Z 60° 25' N, 0° 40' E Click for more
411801 CTD/STD cast 1991-04-19 03:20Z 60° 25' N, 0° 19' E Click for more
411813 CTD/STD cast 1991-04-19 04:32Z 60° 25' N, 0° 0' W Click for more
411825 CTD/STD cast 1991-04-19 06:01Z 60° 25' N, 0° 20' W Click for more
411837 CTD/STD cast 1991-04-19 06:45Z 60° 25' N, 0° 30' W Click for more
411849 CTD/STD cast 1991-04-19 07:28Z 60° 25' N, 0° 40' W Click for more
411850 CTD/STD cast 1991-04-20 12:07Z 60° 49' N, 0° 43' W Click for more
411862 CTD/STD cast 1991-04-20 12:31Z 60° 49' N, 0° 39' W Click for more
411874 CTD/STD cast 1991-04-20 13:21Z 60° 49' N, 0° 30' W Click for more
411886 CTD/STD cast 1991-04-20 13:58Z 60° 49' N, 0° 19' W Click for more
411898 CTD/STD cast 1991-04-20 15:02Z 60° 49' N, 0° 0' E Click for more
411905 CTD/STD cast 1991-04-20 16:24Z 60° 49' N, 0° 20' E Click for more
411917 CTD/STD cast 1991-04-20 17:29Z 60° 49' N, 0° 40' E Click for more
411929 CTD/STD cast 1991-04-20 18:37Z 60° 49' N, 1° 0' E Click for more
411930 CTD/STD cast 1991-04-20 19:47Z 60° 49' N, 1° 20' E Click for more
411942 CTD/STD cast 1991-04-20 20:55Z 60° 49' N, 1° 40' E Click for more
411954 CTD/STD cast 1991-04-21 04:47Z 60° 57' N, 1° 2' W Click for more
411966 CTD/STD cast 1991-04-21 06:39Z 61° 1' N, 1° 36' W Click for more
411978 CTD/STD cast 1991-04-21 09:09Z 61° 10' N, 2° 36' W Click for more

Project Database

No data currently held for this cruise in the BODC Project Database

References

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Reports

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