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BODC Cruise Metadata Report for FRV Scotia (748S) cruise 0100S_2


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

Cruise Inventory Information

Long name FRV Scotia (748S) cruise 0100S_2
Short name 0100S_2
Objectives and Narrative To carry out a combined acoustic and trawl survey on the western mackerel stocks immediately prior to the start of the migration.
Ship FRV Scotia
Departure Port Aberdeen, United Kingdom
Departure Date 2000-01-08
Arrival Port Aberdeen, United Kingdom
Arrival Date 2000-01-20
Principal Scientist(s) David G Reid (Fisheries Research Services Aberdeen Marine Laboratory)
Responsible Organisation Fisheries Research Services Aberdeen Marine Laboratory
Associated Project(s)
IHB Sea Areas Visited North Sea, North East Atlantic Ocean (limit 40W)
Marsden Squares Visited 181;3/181;4/216;3/217;1/252;1
Work Area Description Northwest of Scotland, north of Shetland and 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 = 4
Surface measurements underway (T,S) Quantity: activity duration in days = 12
Description: thermosalinograph  
Biology and fisheries  
Pelagic fish Quantity: activity duration in days = 12
Description: acoustic surveying for mackerel shoals  
Pelagic fish Quantity: number of hauls = 8
Description: sampling mackerel and herring with some haddock and Norway pout  

Cruise Inventory Mooring/Buoy Operations

No information on datasets is currently available

Summary of BODC Data Holdings for the Cruise

National Oceanographic Database


# Series Instrument Description Parameters
2 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  
557639 CTD/STD cast 2000-01-11 10:27Z 58° 53' N, 6° 13' W Click for more
557640 CTD/STD cast 2000-01-11 12:26Z 59° 5' N, 6° 35' W Click for more

Project Database

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


Track Charts

Track Chart


Cruise Report