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BODC Cruise Metadata Report for FRV Scotia (748S) cruise 1803S

Introduction

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

Cruise Inventory Information

Long name FRV Scotia (748S) cruise 1803S
Short name 1803S
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 on the Fladden ground.
4) To conduct fishing operations at selected areas on the Fladden ground.
Ship FRV Scotia
Departure Port Aberdeen, United Kingdom
Departure Date 2003-12-08
Arrival Port Aberdeen, United Kingdom
Arrival Date 2003-12-21
Principal Scientist(s) John Dunn (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;3/216;3/217;1/217;2
Work Area Description Northwestern North Sea, Faroe-Shetland Channel
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 = 86
Description: CTD profiles, 49 vertical dips, 37 towed (ARIES)  
Subsurface temperature and salinity measurements Quantity: activity duration in days = 15
Description: thermosalinograph measurements  
Chemical oceanography  
Nitrate Quantity: number of samples = 549
Description:  
Silicate Quantity: number of samples = 549
Description:  
Total - P Quantity: number of samples = 549
Description:  
Biology and fisheries  
Acoustic reflection on marine organisms. Quantity: number of measurements = 110
Description: Acoustic readings from ARIES at 120kHz, 200kHz and 38kHz  
Phytoplankton Quantity: number of samples = 120
Description:  
Zooplankton Quantity: number of samples = 120
Description:  

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
48 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
1 CTD/STD cast Density of the water column
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  
632229 CTD/STD cast 2003-12-09 06:21Z 59° 17' N, 0° 0' E Click for more
632230 CTD/STD cast 2003-12-09 07:59Z 59° 17' N, 0° 19' W Click for more
632242 CTD/STD cast 2003-12-09 09:30Z 59° 16' N, 0° 39' W Click for more
632254 CTD/STD cast 2003-12-09 11:08Z 59° 16' N, 0° 59' W Click for more
632266 CTD/STD cast 2003-12-09 12:13Z 59° 16' N, 1° 9' W Click for more
632278 CTD/STD cast 2003-12-09 13:10Z 59° 17' N, 1° 20' W Click for more
632291 CTD/STD cast 2003-12-09 14:06Z 59° 17' N, 1° 30' W Click for more
632309 CTD/STD cast 2003-12-09 15:00Z 59° 17' N, 1° 39' W Click for more
632310 CTD/STD cast 2003-12-09 15:51Z 59° 17' N, 1° 47' W Click for more
632322 CTD/STD cast 2003-12-09 16:39Z 59° 16' N, 1° 55' W Click for more
632334 CTD/STD cast 2003-12-09 17:32Z 59° 16' N, 2° 4' W Click for more
632346 CTD/STD cast 2003-12-09 18:17Z 59° 16' N, 2° 13' W Click for more
632358 CTD/STD cast 2003-12-10 01:33Z 60° 10' N, 3° 43' W Click for more
632371 CTD/STD cast 2003-12-10 02:46Z 60° 13' N, 3° 51' W Click for more
632383 CTD/STD cast 2003-12-10 03:47Z 60° 16' N, 3° 58' W Click for more
632395 CTD/STD cast 2003-12-10 04:45Z 60° 18' N, 4° 3' W Click for more
632402 CTD/STD cast 2003-12-10 08:15Z 60° 20' N, 4° 8' W Click for more
632414 CTD/STD cast 2003-12-10 10:17Z 60° 25' N, 4° 19' W Click for more
632426 CTD/STD cast 2003-12-10 12:13Z 60° 28' N, 4° 26' W Click for more
632438 CTD/STD cast 2003-12-10 18:00Z 60° 34' N, 4° 45' W Click for more
632451 CTD/STD cast 2003-12-11 00:39Z 60° 38' N, 4° 53' W Click for more
632463 CTD/STD cast 2003-12-11 03:27Z 60° 46' N, 5° 16' W Click for more
632475 CTD/STD cast 2003-12-11 07:04Z 61° 2' N, 5° 56' W Click for more
632487 CTD/STD cast 2003-12-11 13:20Z 61° 48' N, 5° 20' W Click for more
632499 CTD/STD cast 2003-12-11 15:16Z 61° 41' N, 4° 51' W Click for more
632506 CTD/STD cast 2003-12-11 18:08Z 61° 34' N, 4° 15' W Click for more
632518 CTD/STD cast 2003-12-11 21:17Z 61° 28' N, 3° 42' W Click for more
632531 CTD/STD cast 2003-12-12 08:19Z 61° 13' N, 2° 39' W Click for more
632543 CTD/STD cast 2003-12-12 11:04Z 61° 9' N, 2° 17' W Click for more
632555 CTD/STD cast 2003-12-12 12:56Z 61° 6' N, 2° 1' W Click for more
632567 CTD/STD cast 2003-12-12 15:14Z 61° 4' N, 1° 53' W Click for more
632579 CTD/STD cast 2003-12-12 16:47Z 61° 1' N, 1° 35' W Click for more
632580 CTD/STD cast 2003-12-12 18:19Z 60° 58' N, 1° 18' W Click for more
632592 CTD/STD cast 2003-12-12 19:57Z 60° 56' N, 1° 0' W Click for more
632611 CTD/STD cast 2003-12-16 06:17Z 58° 15' N, 0° 0' E Click for more
632623 CTD/STD cast 2003-12-16 11:10Z 58° 15' N, 1° 0' E Click for more
632635 CTD/STD cast 2003-12-16 16:24Z 58° 30' N, 0° 31' E Click for more
632647 CTD/STD cast 2003-12-16 19:04Z 58° 30' N, 0° 1' E Click for more
632659 CTD/STD cast 2003-12-17 01:44Z 58° 45' N, 0° 0' W Click for more
632660 CTD/STD cast 2003-12-17 04:15Z 58° 44' N, 0° 29' E Click for more
632672 CTD/STD cast 2003-12-17 10:32Z 59° 0' N, 1° 0' E Click for more
632684 CTD/STD cast 2003-12-17 16:38Z 59° 0' N, 0° 30' W Click for more
632696 CTD/STD cast 2003-12-17 21:37Z 59° 15' N, 1° 0' W Click for more
632703 CTD/STD cast 2003-12-18 01:55Z 58° 45' N, 1° 0' W Click for more
632715 CTD/STD cast 2003-12-18 04:13Z 58° 30' N, 0° 58' W Click for more
632727 CTD/STD cast 2003-12-18 08:17Z 58° 0' N, 1° 0' W Click for more
632739 CTD/STD cast 2003-12-18 19:32Z 58° 30' N, 1° 31' W Click for more
632740 CTD/STD cast 2003-12-18 21:47Z 58° 45' N, 1° 30' W Click for more
632752 CTD/STD cast 2003-12-19 01:48Z 58° 15' N, 1° 30' W Click for more

Project Database

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

References

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