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BODC Cruise Metadata Report for FRV Scotia (749S) cruise 1694S

Introduction

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

Cruise Inventory Information

Long name FRV Scotia (749S) cruise 1694S
Short name 1694S
Objectives and Narrative 1. To deploy 4 current meters to the north and west of Shetland.
2. To perform hydrographic surveys along the Fair Isle-Munken and Nolso-Flugga standard sections.
3. To perform hydrographic surveys along the shelf edge to the north and west of Shetland.
4. To suvey the standard JONSIS, East Shetland (ES), and northern North Sea (EC) sections.
5. To collect the Fair-Isle radio-caesium sample for analysis by MAFF, Lowestoft.
Ship FRV Scotia
Departure Port Aberdeen, United Kingdom
Departure Date 1994-11-05
Arrival Port Aberdeen, United Kingdom
Arrival Date 1994-11-14
Principal Scientist(s) Bill Turrell (Scottish Office Agriculture Environment and Fisheries Department Aberdeen Marine Laboratory)
Responsible Organisation Scottish Office Agriculture Environment and Fisheries Department Aberdeen Marine Laboratory
Associated Project(s)
IHB Sea Areas Visited North Sea, North East Atlantic Ocean (limit 40W)
Marsden Squares Visited 181;3/217;1/217;2/252;1
Work Area Description North and west of the Shetland Islands
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 = 37
Description: CTD and 1 water bottle for calibration  
Current meters Quantity: number of stations = 4
Description: 10 ACM deployed  
Current profiler (eg ADCP) Quantity: track kilometres = 1389
Description:  
Surface measurements underway (T,S) Quantity: track kilometres = 1389
Description:  
Water bottle stations Quantity: number of stations = 4
Description:  
Chemical oceanography  
Radioactivity Quantity: number of samples = 1
Description: Caesium sample  

Cruise Inventory Mooring/Buoy Operations

Latitude Longitude Data type Description
61° 0' N 1° 19' W Current meters Deployed 2 ACM, 7 Nov 1994
59° 58' N 2° 40' W Current meters Deployed 2 ACM, 8 Nov 1994
61° 15' N 1° 52' W Current meters Deployed 3 ACM, 7 Nov 1994
60° 9' N 3° 22' W Current meters Deployed 3 ACM, 8 Nov 1994

Summary of BODC Data Holdings for the Cruise

National Oceanographic Database

Summary

# Series Instrument Description Parameters
37 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  
422294 CTD/STD cast 1994-11-08 17:29Z 59° 54' N, 2° 18' W Click for more
422301 CTD/STD cast 1994-11-08 18:50Z 59° 58' N, 2° 40' W Click for more
422313 CTD/STD cast 1994-11-08 20:07Z 60° 2' N, 3° 1' W Click for more
422325 CTD/STD cast 1994-11-08 21:24Z 60° 6' N, 3° 22' W Click for more
422337 CTD/STD cast 1994-11-08 22:48Z 60° 10' N, 3° 44' W Click for more
422349 CTD/STD cast 1994-11-08 23:36Z 60° 13' N, 3° 51' W Click for more
422350 CTD/STD cast 1994-11-09 00:31Z 60° 16' N, 3° 58' W Click for more
422362 CTD/STD cast 1994-11-09 01:20Z 60° 18' N, 4° 4' W Click for more
422374 CTD/STD cast 1994-11-09 02:18Z 60° 20' N, 4° 9' W Click for more
422386 CTD/STD cast 1994-11-09 03:29Z 60° 25' N, 4° 18' W Click for more
422398 CTD/STD cast 1994-11-09 05:07Z 60° 28' N, 4° 25' W Click for more
422405 CTD/STD cast 1994-11-09 07:20Z 60° 34' N, 4° 45' W Click for more
422417 CTD/STD cast 1994-11-09 09:07Z 60° 37' N, 4° 54' W Click for more
422429 CTD/STD cast 1994-11-09 10:57Z 60° 43' N, 5° 6' W Click for more
422430 CTD/STD cast 1994-11-09 12:36Z 60° 46' N, 5° 16' W Click for more
422442 CTD/STD cast 1994-11-09 14:31Z 60° 51' N, 5° 28' W Click for more
422454 CTD/STD cast 1994-11-09 16:39Z 61° 1' N, 5° 57' W Click for more
422466 CTD/STD cast 1994-11-09 18:41Z 61° 12' N, 6° 22' W Click for more
422478 CTD/STD cast 1994-11-10 01:03Z 62° 0' N, 6° 12' W Click for more
422491 CTD/STD cast 1994-11-10 03:01Z 61° 54' N, 5° 45' W Click for more
422509 CTD/STD cast 1994-11-10 04:58Z 61° 49' N, 5° 21' W Click for more
422510 CTD/STD cast 1994-11-10 07:14Z 61° 42' N, 4° 51' W Click for more
422522 CTD/STD cast 1994-11-10 14:33Z 61° 34' N, 4° 15' W Click for more
422534 CTD/STD cast 1994-11-10 19:06Z 61° 28' N, 3° 42' W Click for more
422546 CTD/STD cast 1994-11-11 07:51Z 61° 7' N, 2° 9' W Click for more
422558 CTD/STD cast 1994-11-11 09:00Z 61° 6' N, 2° 1' W Click for more
422571 CTD/STD cast 1994-11-11 10:09Z 61° 4' N, 1° 52' W Click for more
422583 CTD/STD cast 1994-11-11 11:30Z 61° 1' N, 1° 34' W Click for more
422595 CTD/STD cast 1994-11-11 12:43Z 60° 58' N, 1° 17' W Click for more
422602 CTD/STD cast 1994-11-11 13:58Z 60° 55' N, 0° 59' W Click for more
422614 CTD/STD cast 1994-11-11 15:42Z 60° 49' N, 0° 30' W Click for more
422626 CTD/STD cast 1994-11-11 16:37Z 60° 49' N, 0° 19' W Click for more
422638 CTD/STD cast 1994-11-11 17:54Z 60° 49' N, 0° 0' E Click for more
422651 CTD/STD cast 1994-11-11 19:17Z 60° 49' N, 0° 19' E Click for more
422663 CTD/STD cast 1994-11-11 20:40Z 60° 49' N, 0° 40' E Click for more
422675 CTD/STD cast 1994-11-11 22:09Z 60° 49' N, 1° 0' E Click for more
422687 CTD/STD cast 1994-11-11 23:54Z 60° 50' N, 1° 19' E Click for more

Project Database

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

References

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