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BODC Cruise Metadata Report for FRV Scotia (749S) cruise 0991S_3

Introduction

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

Cruise Inventory Information

Long name FRV Scotia (749S) cruise 0991S_3
Short name 0991S_3
Objectives and Narrative 1. To deploy six current meter moorings in the northern North Sea to the east of Shetland and one current meter mooring on the NW shelf to the west of Orkney.
2. To work hydrographic stations using water bottles and CTD profilers along the Fair Isle - Munken, Faroe and the Nolso, Faroe - Flugga, Shetland sections.
3. To carry out hydrographic studies in the northern North Sea at the locations of the current meter moorings, along the JONSIS line, and along the EC lines.
Ship FRV Scotia
Departure Port Aberdeen, United Kingdom
Departure Date 1991-09-24
Arrival Port Aberdeen, United Kingdom
Arrival Date 1991-10-04
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, North East Atlantic Ocean (limit 40W)
Marsden Squares Visited 181;3/216;3/217;1/217;2/252;1
Work Area Description North Western North Sea
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 = 42
Description:  
Current meters Quantity: number of stations = 6
Description: 12 ACMS deployed  
Subsurface temperature and salinity measurements Description: all track  
Water bottle stations Quantity: number of stations = 36
Description:  
Chemical oceanography  
Nitrate Quantity: number of stations = 21
Description:  
Phosphate Quantity: number of stations = 21
Description:  
Silicate Quantity: number of stations = 36
Description:  

Cruise Inventory Mooring/Buoy Operations

Latitude Longitude Data type Description
59° 9' N 3° 55' W Current meters 2 ACMS deployed 26.9.91
60° 30' N 0° 15' W Current meters 2 ACMS deployed 27.9.91
60° 30' N 0° 0' W Current meters 2 ACMS deployed 27.9.91
60° 30' N 0° 30' W Current meters 2 ACMS deployed 27.9.91
60° 30' N 1° 0' E Current meters 2 ACMS deployed 27.9.91
60° 30' N 0° 40' W Current meters 2 ACMS deployed 28.9.91

Summary of BODC Data Holdings for the Cruise

National Oceanographic Database

Summary

# Series Instrument Description Parameters
32 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  
411991 CTD/STD cast 1991-09-30 14:32Z 60° 35' N, 2° 45' W Click for more
412005 CTD/STD cast 1991-09-30 15:36Z 60° 30' N, 2° 30' W Click for more
412017 CTD/STD cast 1991-09-30 16:36Z 60° 25' N, 2° 15' W Click for more
412029 CTD/STD cast 1991-09-30 17:35Z 60° 19' N, 2° 0' W Click for more
412030 CTD/STD cast 1991-10-01 00:34Z 60° 28' N, 0° 55' W Click for more
412042 CTD/STD cast 1991-10-01 01:16Z 60° 28' N, 0° 45' W Click for more
412054 CTD/STD cast 1991-10-01 02:05Z 60° 28' N, 0° 30' W Click for more
412066 CTD/STD cast 1991-10-01 03:03Z 60° 28' N, 0° 15' W Click for more
412078 CTD/STD cast 1991-10-01 03:54Z 60° 28' N, 0° 0' W Click for more
412091 CTD/STD cast 1991-10-01 04:44Z 60° 28' N, 0° 15' E Click for more
412109 CTD/STD cast 1991-10-01 05:59Z 60° 29' N, 0° 30' E Click for more
412110 CTD/STD cast 1991-10-01 06:58Z 60° 29' N, 0° 45' E Click for more
412122 CTD/STD cast 1991-10-01 08:00Z 60° 29' N, 1° 0' E Click for more
412134 CTD/STD cast 1991-10-01 09:02Z 60° 29' N, 1° 14' E Click for more
412146 CTD/STD cast 1991-10-01 09:59Z 60° 29' N, 1° 30' E Click for more
412158 CTD/STD cast 1991-10-01 12:54Z 60° 0' N, 1° 30' E Click for more
412171 CTD/STD cast 1991-10-01 13:45Z 60° 0' N, 1° 15' E Click for more
412183 CTD/STD cast 1991-10-01 14:39Z 60° 0' N, 1° 0' E Click for more
412195 CTD/STD cast 1991-10-01 15:34Z 60° 0' N, 0° 45' E Click for more
412202 CTD/STD cast 1991-10-01 16:28Z 60° 0' N, 0° 30' E Click for more
412214 CTD/STD cast 1991-10-01 17:20Z 60° 0' N, 0° 15' E Click for more
412226 CTD/STD cast 1991-10-01 18:21Z 60° 0' N, 0° 0' E Click for more
412238 CTD/STD cast 1991-10-01 19:11Z 60° 0' N, 0° 15' W Click for more
412251 CTD/STD cast 1991-10-01 21:22Z 60° 0' N, 0° 46' W Click for more
412263 CTD/STD cast 1991-10-01 22:23Z 60° 0' N, 1° 0' W Click for more
412275 CTD/STD cast 1991-10-02 16:11Z 59° 17' N, 0° 19' E Click for more
412287 CTD/STD cast 1991-10-02 17:20Z 59° 16' N, 0° 40' E Click for more
412299 CTD/STD cast 1991-10-02 18:31Z 59° 16' N, 1° 0' E Click for more
412306 CTD/STD cast 1991-10-02 19:36Z 59° 16' N, 1° 20' E Click for more
412318 CTD/STD cast 1991-10-02 21:35Z 58° 58' N, 1° 30' E Click for more
412331 CTD/STD cast 1991-10-02 22:44Z 58° 52' N, 1° 15' E Click for more
412343 CTD/STD cast 1991-10-03 00:01Z 58° 48' N, 1° 0' E Click for more

Project Database

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

References

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