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BODC Cruise Metadata Report for FRV Scotia (749S) cruise 0195S

Introduction

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

Cruise Inventory Information

Long name FRV Scotia (749S) cruise 0195S
Short name 0195S
Objectives and Narrative 1. To perform hydrographic surveys along the shelf edge east, north and west of the Shetland Islands.
2. To perform repeat acoustic surveys of mackerel patches in the same area.
3. To perform exploratory trawls (maximum of one per day) of observed acoustic targets.
4. To recover four current meter moorings to the north and west of the Shetland Islands.
Ship FRV Scotia
Departure Port Aberdeen, United Kingdom
Departure Date 1995-01-09
Arrival Port Aberdeen, United Kingdom
Arrival Date 1995-01-18
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 East Atlantic Ocean (limit 40W)
Marsden Squares Visited 181;3/217;1/252;1
Work Area Description Shelf edge east, north and west of the Shetland Islands
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 = 12
Description: Seabird Sealogger  
Current meters Quantity: number of stations = 4
Description: 10 ACM recovered  
Surface measurements underway (T,S) Quantity: track kilometres = 1760
Description:  
Water bottle stations Quantity: number of stations = 8
Description: Seabird cals.  
Biology and fisheries  
Acoustic reflection on marine organisms. Quantity: activity duration in hours = 27
Description: Mackerel Survey  

Cruise Inventory Mooring/Buoy Operations

Latitude Longitude Data type Description
59° 58' N 2° 40' W Current meters Recovered 2 ACM, 12 Jan 1995
61° 0' N 1° 18' W Current meters Recovered 2 ACM, 15 Jan 1995
60° 9' N 3° 22' W Current meters Recovered 3 ACM, 12 Jan 1995
61° 15' N 1° 52' W Current meters Recovered 3 ACM, 15 Jan 1995

Summary of BODC Data Holdings for the Cruise

National Oceanographic Database

Summary

# Series Instrument Description Parameters
12 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  
461987 CTD/STD cast 1995-01-12 08:03Z 59° 57' N, 2° 39' W Click for more
461999 CTD/STD cast 1995-01-12 15:16Z 60° 10' N, 3° 19' W Click for more
462002 CTD/STD cast 1995-01-14 13:00Z 61° 24' N, 0° 58' W Click for more
462014 CTD/STD cast 1995-01-16 05:05Z 61° 13' N, 2° 39' W Click for more
462026 CTD/STD cast 1995-01-16 07:09Z 61° 11' N, 2° 24' W Click for more
462038 CTD/STD cast 1995-01-16 09:33Z 61° 10' N, 2° 15' W Click for more
462051 CTD/STD cast 1995-01-16 10:44Z 61° 8' N, 2° 9' W Click for more
462063 CTD/STD cast 1995-01-16 11:54Z 61° 6' N, 2° 1' W Click for more
462075 CTD/STD cast 1995-01-16 13:03Z 61° 4' N, 1° 53' W Click for more
462087 CTD/STD cast 1995-01-16 14:43Z 61° 1' N, 1° 35' W Click for more
462099 CTD/STD cast 1995-01-16 15:57Z 60° 58' N, 1° 17' W Click for more
462106 CTD/STD cast 1995-01-16 17:04Z 60° 55' N, 1° 0' 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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