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BODC Cruise Metadata Report for FRV Scotia (748S) cruise 1900S

Introduction

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

Cruise Inventory Information

Long name FRV Scotia (748S) cruise 1900S
Short name 1900S
Objectives and Narrative 1. To conduct routine hydrographic sampling at stations along the standard JONSIS, Fair Isle-Munken and Nolso-Flugga survey lines.
2. To conduct plankton and hydrographic sampling with ARIES in the Faroe Shetland Channel.
3. To conduct plankton and hydrographic sampling with ARIES at stations towards Rockall and the Iceland Basin.
4. To collect data on the abundance of cetaceans along the cruise track using towed hydrophone arrays.
Ship FRV Scotia
Departure Port Aberdeen, United Kingdom
Departure Date 2000-12-07
Arrival Port Aberdeen, United Kingdom
Arrival Date 2000-12-21
Principal Scientist(s) Mike R Heath (Fisheries Research Services Aberdeen Marine Laboratory)
Responsible Organisation Fisheries Research Services Aberdeen Marine Laboratory
Associated Project(s)
IHB Sea Areas Visited North Atlantic Ocean, North Sea, Inner Seas off the West Coast of Scotland
Marsden Squares Visited 181;3/181;4/182;3/182;4/217;1/217;2
Work Area Description Northwestern North Sea, Faroe Shetland Channel, Rockall Plateau and Rockall Trough
Work Area Bounding Polygon 55N,20W; 65N,20W; 65N,0E; 55N,0E; 55N,20W
Southern Limit 55N
Northern Limit 65N
Western Limit 20W
Eastern Limit 0E

Cruise Inventory Datasets

Physical oceanography  
CTD stations Quantity: number of profiles = 42
Description: Seabird 911+ CTD, Nutrient samples at standard dephs.  
Subsurface temperature and salinity measurements Quantity: activity duration in days = 15
Description: Seabird Thermosalinograph and SeaTech Fluorometer.  
Chemical oceanography  
Nitrate Quantity: number of samples = 907
Description: Water collected at 20 stations using ARIES  
Nitrate Quantity: number of profiles = 42
Description: Seabird 911+ CTD, Nutrient samples at standard dephs.  
Phosphate Quantity: number of profiles = 42
Description: Seabird 911+ CTD, Nutrient samples at standard dephs.  
Phosphate Quantity: number of samples = 907
Description: Water collected at 20 stations using ARIES  
Silicate Quantity: number of profiles = 42
Description: Seabird 911+ CTD, Nutrient samples at standard dephs.  
Silicate Quantity: number of samples = 907
Description: Water collected at 20 stations using ARIES  
Biology and fisheries  
Mammals and reptiles Quantity: number of deployments = 18
Description: Passive sonar listening buoy deployments for cetacean monitoring.  
Mammals and reptiles Quantity: track kilometres = 1852
Description: Towed hydrophone array to monitor cetaceans.  
Phytoplankton Quantity: number of stations = 20
Description: Optical plankton counter on towed sampler (ARIES)  
Phytoplankton pigs (eg chlorophyll, fluorescence) Quantity: activity duration in days = 15
Description: Seabird Thermosalinograph and SeaTech Fluorometer.  
Zooplankton Quantity: number of samples = 924
Description: Plankton Net samples at 20 stations using towed serial sampling net on ARIES.  
Zooplankton Quantity: number of stations = 20
Description: Optical plankton counter on towed sampler (ARIES)  

Cruise Inventory Mooring/Buoy Operations

No information on datasets is currently available

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
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  
563749 CTD/STD cast 2000-12-08 02:20Z 59° 17' N, 0° 0' W Click for more
563750 CTD/STD cast 2000-12-08 03:37Z 59° 16' N, 0° 19' W Click for more
563762 CTD/STD cast 2000-12-08 04:54Z 59° 17' N, 0° 40' W Click for more
563774 CTD/STD cast 2000-12-08 06:08Z 59° 16' N, 1° 0' W Click for more
563786 CTD/STD cast 2000-12-08 06:53Z 59° 16' N, 1° 9' W Click for more
563798 CTD/STD cast 2000-12-08 07:39Z 59° 16' N, 1° 20' W Click for more
563805 CTD/STD cast 2000-12-08 08:33Z 59° 16' N, 1° 29' W Click for more
563817 CTD/STD cast 2000-12-08 09:21Z 59° 17' N, 1° 39' W Click for more
563829 CTD/STD cast 2000-12-08 10:03Z 59° 16' N, 1° 48' W Click for more
563830 CTD/STD cast 2000-12-08 10:40Z 59° 17' N, 1° 55' W Click for more
563842 CTD/STD cast 2000-12-08 11:24Z 59° 17' N, 2° 4' W Click for more
563854 CTD/STD cast 2000-12-08 12:21Z 59° 16' N, 2° 14' W Click for more
563866 CTD/STD cast 2000-12-09 08:32Z 60° 10' N, 3° 42' W Click for more
563878 CTD/STD cast 2000-12-09 09:15Z 60° 13' N, 3° 51' W Click for more
563891 CTD/STD cast 2000-12-09 10:08Z 60° 16' N, 3° 58' W Click for more
563909 CTD/STD cast 2000-12-09 10:50Z 60° 18' N, 4° 4' W Click for more
563910 CTD/STD cast 2000-12-09 11:51Z 60° 20' N, 4° 8' W Click for more
563922 CTD/STD cast 2000-12-09 13:45Z 60° 25' N, 4° 19' W Click for more
563934 CTD/STD cast 2000-12-09 15:05Z 60° 28' N, 4° 25' W Click for more
563946 CTD/STD cast 2000-12-09 19:14Z 60° 34' N, 4° 44' W Click for more
563958 CTD/STD cast 2000-12-10 07:09Z 60° 37' N, 4° 54' W Click for more
563971 CTD/STD cast 2000-12-10 09:05Z 60° 43' N, 5° 5' W Click for more
563983 CTD/STD cast 2000-12-10 12:25Z 60° 46' N, 5° 16' W Click for more
563995 CTD/STD cast 2000-12-10 14:09Z 60° 51' N, 5° 29' W Click for more
564009 CTD/STD cast 2000-12-10 16:36Z 61° 1' N, 5° 56' W Click for more
564010 CTD/STD cast 2000-12-10 18:37Z 61° 12' N, 6° 21' W Click for more
564022 CTD/STD cast 2000-12-11 00:01Z 61° 59' N, 6° 10' W Click for more
564034 CTD/STD cast 2000-12-11 01:46Z 61° 54' N, 5° 45' W Click for more
564046 CTD/STD cast 2000-12-11 03:38Z 61° 49' N, 5° 21' W Click for more
564058 CTD/STD cast 2000-12-11 05:28Z 61° 42' N, 4° 51' W Click for more
564071 CTD/STD cast 2000-12-11 08:22Z 61° 34' N, 4° 15' W Click for more
564083 CTD/STD cast 2000-12-11 12:50Z 61° 28' N, 3° 42' W Click for more
564095 CTD/STD cast 2000-12-11 19:10Z 61° 21' N, 3° 10' W Click for more
564102 CTD/STD cast 2000-12-12 01:12Z 61° 13' N, 2° 39' W Click for more
564114 CTD/STD cast 2000-12-12 09:44Z 61° 10' N, 2° 24' W Click for more
564126 CTD/STD cast 2000-12-12 11:06Z 61° 9' N, 2° 18' W Click for more
564138 CTD/STD cast 2000-12-12 12:23Z 61° 7' N, 2° 9' W Click for more
564151 CTD/STD cast 2000-12-12 13:35Z 61° 6' N, 2° 1' W Click for more
564163 CTD/STD cast 2000-12-12 14:41Z 61° 4' N, 1° 53' W Click for more
564175 CTD/STD cast 2000-12-12 16:06Z 61° 1' N, 1° 34' W Click for more
564187 CTD/STD cast 2000-12-12 17:22Z 60° 58' N, 1° 18' W Click for more
564199 CTD/STD cast 2000-12-12 18:30Z 60° 55' N, 1° 0' W Click for more

Project Database

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

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