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BODC Cruise Metadata Report for FRV Scotia (749S) cruise 0497S

Introduction

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

Cruise Inventory Information

Long name FRV Scotia (749S) cruise 0497S
Short name 0497S
Objectives and Narrative 1. To perform hydrographic surveys along the standard Faroe-Shetland Channel sections.
2. To attempt recovery of the single NWOCE ADCP mooring at the shelf edge west of Shetland.
3. To deploy a deepwater ADCP mooring near the centre of the Faroe-Shetland Channel.
4. To deploy and recover an experimental benthic lander and camera system at various locations west of Shetland.
5. To perform repeat ADCP sections in conjunction with satellite altimeter over-flights.
6. To perform experimental deep water trawls northwest of Shetland.
7. To perform hydrographic surveys along the JONSIS standard section and in the northern North Sea if time permits.
8. To collect the Fair Isle caesium sample.
Ship FRV Scotia
Departure Port Aberdeen, United Kingdom
Departure Date 1997-03-21
Arrival Port Aberdeen, United Kingdom
Arrival Date 1997-04-04
Principal Scientist(s) Bill Turrell (Scottish Office Agriculture Environment 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
Work Area Description NE Atlantic, Faroe-Shetland Channel, Northern 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: SBE CTD/Rosette Stations  
Current profiler (eg ADCP) Description: Throughout VM ADCP  
Current profiler (eg ADCP) Description:  
Other physical oceanographic measurements Quantity: number of deployments = 2
Description: AUDOS Benthic Lander deployed and recovered twice.  
Other physical oceanographic measurements Description:  
Subsurface temperature and salinity measurements Description: +B02 Fluorescence, throughout  
Chemical oceanography  
Nitrate Quantity: number of samples = 6
Description:  
Phosphate Quantity: number of samples = 6
Description:  
Radioactivity Description:  
Silicate Quantity: number of samples = 36
Description:  
Biology and fisheries  
Demersal fish Quantity: number of hauls = 2
Description: Deepwater trawls  
Exploratory fishing Quantity: number of hauls = 2
Description: Deepwater trawls  
Phytoplankton pigs (eg chlorophyll, fluorescence) Quantity: number of samples = 12
Description: Chlorophyll  
Phytoplankton pigs (eg chlorophyll, fluorescence) Description: +B02 Fluorescence, throughout  

Cruise Inventory Mooring/Buoy Operations

Latitude Longitude Data type Description
60° 25' N 4° 22' W Current profiler (eg ADCP) 1 ADCP, 1 ACM deployed 0900 29.3.97

Summary of BODC Data Holdings for the Cruise

National Oceanographic Database

Summary

# Series Instrument Description Parameters
42 CTD/STD cast Electrical conductivity of the water column
Reference numbers
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  
480555 CTD/STD cast 1997-03-22 07:36Z 59° 17' N, 0° 0' E Click for more
480567 CTD/STD cast 1997-03-22 09:09Z 59° 16' N, 0° 19' W Click for more
480579 CTD/STD cast 1997-03-22 10:28Z 59° 16' N, 0° 40' W Click for more
480580 CTD/STD cast 1997-03-22 11:54Z 59° 16' N, 1° 0' W Click for more
480592 CTD/STD cast 1997-03-22 12:48Z 59° 16' N, 1° 10' W Click for more
480611 CTD/STD cast 1997-03-22 13:37Z 59° 16' N, 1° 19' W Click for more
480623 CTD/STD cast 1997-03-22 14:28Z 59° 16' N, 1° 30' W Click for more
480635 CTD/STD cast 1997-03-22 15:13Z 59° 16' N, 1° 40' W Click for more
480647 CTD/STD cast 1997-03-22 16:00Z 59° 17' N, 1° 48' W Click for more
480659 CTD/STD cast 1997-03-22 16:41Z 59° 17' N, 1° 55' W Click for more
480660 CTD/STD cast 1997-03-22 17:38Z 59° 17' N, 2° 4' W Click for more
480672 CTD/STD cast 1997-03-22 18:28Z 59° 16' N, 2° 13' W Click for more
480684 CTD/STD cast 1997-03-23 10:34Z 60° 56' N, 0° 59' W Click for more
480696 CTD/STD cast 1997-03-23 11:57Z 60° 58' N, 1° 17' W Click for more
480703 CTD/STD cast 1997-03-23 13:13Z 61° 1' N, 1° 35' W Click for more
480715 CTD/STD cast 1997-03-23 14:32Z 61° 4' N, 1° 52' W Click for more
480727 CTD/STD cast 1997-03-23 15:31Z 61° 6' N, 2° 1' W Click for more
480739 CTD/STD cast 1997-03-23 16:33Z 61° 7' N, 2° 10' W Click for more
480740 CTD/STD cast 1997-03-23 17:56Z 61° 9' N, 2° 16' W Click for more
480752 CTD/STD cast 1997-03-23 19:09Z 61° 10' N, 2° 25' W Click for more
480764 CTD/STD cast 1997-03-23 21:00Z 61° 14' N, 2° 39' W Click for more
480776 CTD/STD cast 1997-03-23 23:45Z 61° 21' N, 3° 9' W Click for more
480788 CTD/STD cast 1997-03-24 02:50Z 61° 28' N, 3° 42' W Click for more
480807 CTD/STD cast 1997-03-24 05:46Z 61° 34' N, 4° 15' W Click for more
480819 CTD/STD cast 1997-03-24 08:41Z 61° 42' N, 4° 51' W Click for more
480820 CTD/STD cast 1997-03-24 10:35Z 61° 49' N, 5° 21' W Click for more
480832 CTD/STD cast 1997-03-24 12:08Z 61° 54' N, 5° 45' W Click for more
480844 CTD/STD cast 1997-03-24 14:00Z 62° 0' N, 6° 12' W Click for more
480856 CTD/STD cast 1997-03-24 18:43Z 61° 12' N, 6° 22' W Click for more
480868 CTD/STD cast 1997-03-24 20:34Z 61° 1' N, 5° 57' W Click for more
480881 CTD/STD cast 1997-03-24 22:39Z 60° 51' N, 5° 28' W Click for more
480893 CTD/STD cast 1997-03-25 09:13Z 60° 47' N, 5° 15' W Click for more
480900 CTD/STD cast 1997-03-25 11:11Z 60° 42' N, 5° 6' W Click for more
480912 CTD/STD cast 1997-03-27 17:43Z 60° 37' N, 4° 52' W Click for more
480924 CTD/STD cast 1997-03-27 19:40Z 60° 34' N, 4° 45' W Click for more
480936 CTD/STD cast 1997-03-27 21:54Z 60° 28' N, 4° 26' W Click for more
480948 CTD/STD cast 1997-03-28 20:30Z 60° 24' N, 4° 19' W Click for more
480961 CTD/STD cast 1997-03-28 22:15Z 60° 19' N, 4° 6' W Click for more
480973 CTD/STD cast 1997-03-28 23:02Z 60° 18' N, 4° 4' W Click for more
480985 CTD/STD cast 1997-03-29 20:02Z 60° 16' N, 3° 58' W Click for more
480997 CTD/STD cast 1997-03-29 21:00Z 60° 13' N, 3° 51' W Click for more
481000 CTD/STD cast 1997-03-29 21:50Z 60° 10' N, 3° 43' W Click for more

Project Database

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

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