Search the data

BODC Cruise Metadata Report for FRV Scotia (748S) cruise 1403S

Introduction

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

Cruise Inventory Information

Long name FRV Scotia (748S) cruise 1403S
Short name 1403S
Objectives and Narrative 1) To perform hydrographic surveys along the JONSIS standard section in the northern North Sea.
2) To perform hydrographic surveys along the standard Faroe Shetland Channel sections.
3) To service two ADCP moorings in the Faeroe Shetland Channel.
4) To deploy an ADCP mooring near the Wyville - Thomson Ridge for SAMS.
5) To perform hydrographic surveys along the standard Rockall section.
6) To perform hydrographic surveys in the area north east of Rockall up to the Wyville - Thomson Ridge area.
7) To perform ad-hoc towed array acoustic recordings for cetaceans and deployment of sonobuoys.
Ship FRV Scotia
Departure Port Aberdeen, United Kingdom
Departure Date 2003-09-16
Arrival Port Aberdeen, United Kingdom
Arrival Date 2003-09-30
Principal Scientist(s) George Slesser (Fisheries Research Services Aberdeen Marine Laboratory)
Responsible Organisation Fisheries Research Services Aberdeen Marine Laboratory
Associated Project(s) JONSIS & WOCE
IHB Sea Areas Visited North Sea, North East Atlantic Ocean (limit 40W)
Marsden Squares Visited 181;3/181;4/217;1/217;2
Work Area Description Northern North Sea, Faroe-Shetland Channel, Wyville Thomson Ridge and Faroe Bank
Work Area Bounding Polygon 55N,10W; 65N,10W; 65N,0E; 55N,0E; 55N,10W
Southern Limit 55N
Northern Limit 65N
Western Limit 10W
Eastern Limit 0E

Cruise Inventory Datasets

Physical oceanography  
CTD stations Quantity: number of stations = 113
Description: CTD stations on the standard lines and over the Wyville-Thomson ridge area  
Subsurface temperature and salinity measurements Quantity: activity duration in days = 14
Description: Days of thermosalinograph records  
Chemical oceanography  
Nitrate Quantity: activity duration in days = 287
Description: Nitrate Samples  
Oxygen Quantity: number of samples = 16
Description: Oxygen samples in triplicate  
Phosphate Quantity: number of samples = 287
Description: Phosphate samples  
Silicate Quantity: number of samples = 287
Description: Silicates samples  
Biology and fisheries  
Phytoplankton pigs (eg chlorophyll, fluorescence) Quantity: number of stations = 113
Description: Fluorometer profiles taken with CTD  

Cruise Inventory Mooring/Buoy Operations

Latitude Longitude Data type Description
60° 27' N 4° 22' W Current profiler (eg ADCP) Deployed NWSD0309 25/9/03 75 kHz ADCP
60° 16' N 4° 20' W Current profiler (eg ADCP) Deployed NWSE 25/9/02 150 kHz ADCP
60° 27' N 4° 22' W Current profiler (eg ADCP) Recovered NWSD0309 22/9/03 75 kHz ADCP (deployed 3/5/03)
60° 16' N 4° 19' W Current profiler (eg ADCP) Recovered NWSE 22/9/02 150 kHz ADCP (deployed 3/5/02)

Summary of BODC Data Holdings for the Cruise

National Oceanographic Database

Summary

# Series Instrument Description Parameters
1 Acoustic doppler current profiler Acoustic backscatter in the water column
Date and time
Horizontal velocity of the water column (currents)
Metadata parameters
Platform or instrument orientation
Reference numbers
Sea level
Temperature of the water column
Vertical spatial coordinates
Vertical velocity of the water column (currents)
113 CTD/STD cast Chlorophyll pigment concentrations in water bodies
Density of the water column
Electrical conductivity of the water column
Raw fluorometer output
Salinity of the water column
Temperature of the water column
Transmittance and attenuance 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  
629953 CTD/STD cast 2003-09-17 05:15Z 59° 16' N, 0° 0' E Click for more
629965 CTD/STD cast 2003-09-17 06:30Z 59° 16' N, 0° 19' W Click for more
629977 CTD/STD cast 2003-09-17 08:01Z 59° 16' N, 0° 40' W Click for more
629989 CTD/STD cast 2003-09-17 09:54Z 59° 16' N, 1° 0' W Click for more
629990 CTD/STD cast 2003-09-17 10:38Z 59° 16' N, 1° 10' W Click for more
630002 CTD/STD cast 2003-09-17 11:31Z 59° 16' N, 1° 19' W Click for more
630014 CTD/STD cast 2003-09-17 12:24Z 59° 16' N, 1° 30' W Click for more
630026 CTD/STD cast 2003-09-17 13:21Z 59° 16' N, 1° 39' W Click for more
630038 CTD/STD cast 2003-09-17 14:12Z 59° 16' N, 1° 47' W Click for more
630051 CTD/STD cast 2003-09-17 14:54Z 59° 16' N, 1° 55' W Click for more
630063 CTD/STD cast 2003-09-17 15:40Z 59° 16' N, 2° 4' W Click for more
630075 CTD/STD cast 2003-09-17 16:26Z 59° 16' N, 2° 13' W Click for more
630087 CTD/STD cast 2003-09-18 00:54Z 60° 9' N, 3° 42' W Click for more
630099 CTD/STD cast 2003-09-18 02:24Z 60° 12' N, 3° 50' W Click for more
630106 CTD/STD cast 2003-09-18 03:35Z 60° 15' N, 3° 58' W Click for more
630118 CTD/STD cast 2003-09-18 04:42Z 60° 18' N, 4° 4' W Click for more
630131 CTD/STD cast 2003-09-18 05:55Z 60° 20' N, 4° 9' W Click for more
630143 CTD/STD cast 2003-09-18 07:20Z 60° 25' N, 4° 18' W Click for more
630155 CTD/STD cast 2003-09-18 09:27Z 60° 28' N, 4° 25' W Click for more
630167 CTD/STD cast 2003-09-18 13:53Z 60° 34' N, 4° 45' W Click for more
630179 CTD/STD cast 2003-09-18 15:28Z 60° 37' N, 4° 54' W Click for more
630180 CTD/STD cast 2003-09-18 16:54Z 60° 43' N, 5° 6' W Click for more
630192 CTD/STD cast 2003-09-18 18:18Z 60° 46' N, 5° 15' W Click for more
630211 CTD/STD cast 2003-09-18 19:44Z 60° 51' N, 5° 28' W Click for more
630223 CTD/STD cast 2003-09-18 22:14Z 61° 1' N, 5° 57' W Click for more
630235 CTD/STD cast 2003-09-19 00:17Z 61° 12' N, 6° 22' W Click for more
630247 CTD/STD cast 2003-09-19 05:56Z 62° 0' N, 6° 12' W Click for more
630259 CTD/STD cast 2003-09-19 08:07Z 61° 54' N, 5° 45' W Click for more
630260 CTD/STD cast 2003-09-19 09:52Z 61° 48' N, 5° 21' W Click for more
630272 CTD/STD cast 2003-09-19 12:40Z 61° 42' N, 4° 51' W Click for more
630284 CTD/STD cast 2003-09-19 15:00Z 61° 35' N, 4° 15' W Click for more
630296 CTD/STD cast 2003-09-19 17:52Z 61° 27' N, 3° 42' W Click for more
630303 CTD/STD cast 2003-09-19 21:00Z 61° 21' N, 3° 10' W Click for more
630315 CTD/STD cast 2003-09-20 00:02Z 61° 13' N, 2° 40' W Click for more
630327 CTD/STD cast 2003-09-20 01:23Z 61° 11' N, 2° 25' W Click for more
630339 CTD/STD cast 2003-09-20 02:30Z 61° 7' N, 2° 10' W Click for more
630340 CTD/STD cast 2003-09-20 03:26Z 61° 7' N, 2° 10' W Click for more
630352 CTD/STD cast 2003-09-20 04:28Z 61° 6' N, 2° 1' W Click for more
630364 CTD/STD cast 2003-09-20 05:30Z 61° 4' N, 1° 52' W Click for more
630376 CTD/STD cast 2003-09-20 06:48Z 61° 1' N, 1° 35' W Click for more
630388 CTD/STD cast 2003-09-20 08:00Z 60° 58' N, 1° 18' W Click for more
630407 CTD/STD cast 2003-09-20 09:12Z 60° 55' N, 1° 0' W Click for more
630419 CTD/STD cast 2003-09-20 18:58Z 60° 25' N, 4° 19' W Click for more
630420 CTD/STD cast 2003-09-20 20:48Z 60° 29' N, 4° 25' W Click for more
630432 CTD/STD cast 2003-09-21 09:16Z 60° 16' N, 4° 18' W Click for more
630444 CTD/STD cast 2003-09-25 20:12Z 59° 51' N, 6° 5' W Click for more
630456 CTD/STD cast 2003-09-25 22:32Z 59° 58' N, 6° 20' W Click for more
630468 CTD/STD cast 2003-09-26 00:07Z 60° 2' N, 6° 33' W Click for more
630481 CTD/STD cast 2003-09-26 02:02Z 60° 3' N, 6° 54' W Click for more
630493 CTD/STD cast 2003-09-26 03:26Z 60° 6' N, 7° 9' W Click for more
630500 CTD/STD cast 2003-09-26 04:48Z 60° 9' N, 7° 23' W Click for more
630512 CTD/STD cast 2003-09-26 06:45Z 60° 13' N, 7° 40' W Click for more
630524 CTD/STD cast 2003-09-26 07:56Z 60° 16' N, 7° 51' W Click for more
630536 CTD/STD cast 2003-09-26 09:13Z 60° 18' N, 8° 3' W Click for more
630548 CTD/STD cast 2003-09-26 10:29Z 60° 21' N, 8° 15' W Click for more
630561 CTD/STD cast 2003-09-26 11:55Z 60° 25' N, 8° 28' W Click for more
630573 CTD/STD cast 2003-09-26 15:43Z 60° 10' N, 8° 55' W Click for more
630585 CTD/STD cast 2003-09-26 16:28Z 60° 12' N, 8° 55' W Click for more
630597 CTD/STD cast 2003-09-26 17:12Z 60° 13' N, 8° 54' W Click for more
630604 CTD/STD cast 2003-09-26 18:05Z 60° 14' N, 8° 54' W Click for more
630616 CTD/STD cast 2003-09-26 19:08Z 60° 16' N, 8° 54' W Click for more
630628 CTD/STD cast 2003-09-26 20:09Z 60° 18' N, 8° 54' W Click for more
630641 CTD/STD cast 2003-09-26 21:06Z 60° 20' N, 8° 52' W Click for more
630653 CTD/STD cast 2003-09-26 21:52Z 60° 22' N, 8° 52' W Click for more
630665 CTD/STD cast 2003-09-26 22:43Z 60° 25' N, 8° 51' W Click for more
630677 CTD/STD cast 2003-09-26 23:49Z 60° 30' N, 8° 51' W Click for more
630689 CTD/STD cast 2003-09-27 00:51Z 60° 36' N, 8° 51' W Click for more
630690 CTD/STD cast 2003-09-27 01:47Z 60° 40' N, 8° 50' W Click for more
630708 CTD/STD cast 2003-09-27 02:58Z 60° 48' N, 8° 50' W Click for more
630721 CTD/STD cast 2003-09-27 04:59Z 61° 0' N, 8° 30' W Click for more
630733 CTD/STD cast 2003-09-27 06:30Z 60° 59' N, 8° 3' W Click for more
630745 CTD/STD cast 2003-09-27 07:02Z 60° 59' N, 7° 58' W Click for more
630757 CTD/STD cast 2003-09-27 07:37Z 60° 58' N, 7° 54' W Click for more
630769 CTD/STD cast 2003-09-27 08:09Z 60° 58' N, 7° 50' W Click for more
630770 CTD/STD cast 2003-09-27 08:47Z 60° 58' N, 7° 46' W Click for more
630782 CTD/STD cast 2003-09-27 09:45Z 60° 58' N, 7° 42' W Click for more
630794 CTD/STD cast 2003-09-27 10:44Z 60° 58' N, 7° 37' W Click for more
630801 CTD/STD cast 2003-09-27 13:08Z 60° 46' N, 7° 48' W Click for more
630813 CTD/STD cast 2003-09-27 14:18Z 60° 47' N, 7° 52' W Click for more
630825 CTD/STD cast 2003-09-27 15:22Z 60° 48' N, 7° 56' W Click for more
630837 CTD/STD cast 2003-09-27 16:23Z 60° 49' N, 8° 0' W Click for more
630849 CTD/STD cast 2003-09-27 17:15Z 60° 51' N, 8° 4' W Click for more
630850 CTD/STD cast 2003-09-27 17:56Z 60° 52' N, 8° 8' W Click for more
630862 CTD/STD cast 2003-09-27 18:29Z 60° 54' N, 8° 12' W Click for more
630874 CTD/STD cast 2003-09-27 20:19Z 60° 48' N, 8° 41' W Click for more
630886 CTD/STD cast 2003-09-27 21:00Z 60° 45' N, 8° 34' W Click for more
630898 CTD/STD cast 2003-09-27 21:44Z 60° 43' N, 8° 27' W Click for more
630905 CTD/STD cast 2003-09-27 22:34Z 60° 42' N, 8° 20' W Click for more
630917 CTD/STD cast 2003-09-27 23:43Z 60° 40' N, 8° 13' W Click for more
630929 CTD/STD cast 2003-09-28 00:54Z 60° 37' N, 8° 6' W Click for more
630930 CTD/STD cast 2003-09-28 02:00Z 60° 36' N, 7° 59' W Click for more
630942 CTD/STD cast 2003-09-28 03:17Z 60° 31' N, 7° 58' W Click for more
630954 CTD/STD cast 2003-09-28 04:29Z 60° 31' N, 8° 7' W Click for more
630966 CTD/STD cast 2003-09-28 05:40Z 60° 32' N, 8° 17' W Click for more
630978 CTD/STD cast 2003-09-28 06:45Z 60° 33' N, 8° 26' W Click for more
630991 CTD/STD cast 2003-09-28 07:42Z 60° 33' N, 8° 36' W Click for more
631005 CTD/STD cast 2003-09-28 08:46Z 60° 33' N, 8° 45' W Click for more
631017 CTD/STD cast 2003-09-28 09:34Z 60° 34' N, 8° 54' W Click for more
631029 CTD/STD cast 2003-09-28 11:11Z 60° 26' N, 8° 36' W Click for more
631030 CTD/STD cast 2003-09-28 12:02Z 60° 24' N, 8° 31' W Click for more
631042 CTD/STD cast 2003-09-28 12:56Z 60° 26' N, 8° 36' W Click for more
631054 CTD/STD cast 2003-09-28 13:48Z 60° 24' N, 8° 31' W Click for more
631066 CTD/STD cast 2003-09-28 14:45Z 60° 26' N, 8° 36' W Click for more
631078 CTD/STD cast 2003-09-28 15:43Z 60° 24' N, 8° 31' W Click for more
631091 CTD/STD cast 2003-09-28 16:38Z 60° 26' N, 8° 36' W Click for more
631109 CTD/STD cast 2003-09-28 17:36Z 60° 24' N, 8° 31' W Click for more
631110 CTD/STD cast 2003-09-28 18:26Z 60° 26' N, 8° 36' W Click for more
631122 CTD/STD cast 2003-09-28 19:22Z 60° 24' N, 8° 31' W Click for more
631134 CTD/STD cast 2003-09-28 20:17Z 60° 26' N, 8° 36' W Click for more
631146 CTD/STD cast 2003-09-28 21:12Z 60° 24' N, 8° 31' W Click for more
631158 CTD/STD cast 2003-09-28 22:06Z 60° 26' N, 8° 36' W Click for more
631171 CTD/STD cast 2003-09-28 22:58Z 60° 24' N, 8° 31' W Click for more
631183 CTD/STD cast 2003-09-28 23:49Z 60° 26' N, 8° 36' W Click for more
1014435 Acoustic doppler current profiler 2003-09-28 19:30Z to 2004-04-05 13:30Z 60° 14' N, 8° 52' W Click for more

Project Database

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

References

Track Charts

No track charts currently available

Reports

Cruise Report