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BODC Cruise Metadata Report for FRV Scotia (748S) cruise 0104S

Introduction

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

Cruise Inventory Information

Long name FRV Scotia (748S) cruise 0104S
Short name 0104S
Objectives and Narrative 1) To undertake water, sediment and benthic macrofauna and fish sampling for the National Marine Monitoring Programme (NMMP).
2) To collect water samples for hydrographic studies as part of the Scottish Coastal Eutrophication Assessment Survey (SCEAS).
3) To undertake water sampling in support of the Jambo monitoring programme.
Ship FRV Scotia
Departure Port Aberdeen, United Kingdom
Departure Date 2004-01-06
Arrival Port Aberdeen, United Kingdom
Arrival Date 2004-01-16
Principal Scientist(s) Alistair D McIntosh (Fisheries Research Services Aberdeen Marine Laboratory)
Responsible Organisation Fisheries Research Services Aberdeen Marine Laboratory
Associated Project(s) National Marine Monitoring Programme
IHB Sea Areas Visited North Sea, Inner Seas off the West Coast of Scotland, Irish Sea and St. George's Channel, North East Atlantic Ocean (limit 40W)
Marsden Squares Visited 181;1/181;2/181;3/181;4/217;1
Work Area Description Firth of Forth, Moray Firth, eastern North Sea, north coast of Scotland, Orkney, Shetland, west coast of Scotland and Solway Firth
Work Area Bounding Polygon 50N,10W; 65N,10W; 65N,0E; 50N,0E; 50N,10W
Southern Limit 50N
Northern Limit 65N
Western Limit 10W
Eastern Limit 0E

Cruise Inventory Datasets

Physical oceanography  
Water bottle stations Quantity: number of samples = 60
Description: Water samples 5 m from bottom and 5 m from surface at each NMMP site  
Chemical oceanography  
Nitrate Quantity: number of samples = 315
Description: Water sampled at nominal 5 m depth during passage at 12 knots  
Nitrate Quantity: number of samples = 60
Description: Water samples 5 m from bottom and 5 m from surface at each NMMP site  
Phosphate Quantity: number of samples = 315
Description: Water sampled at nominal 5 m depth during passage at 12 knots  
Silicate Quantity: number of samples = 315
Description: Water sampled at nominal 5 m depth during passage at 12 knots  
Contamination  
Chlorinated hydrocarbons Quantity: number of samples = 30
Description: Sediment for trace metals, PAH and CB analyses from each NMMP site  
Petroleum residues Quantity: number of samples = 30
Description: Sediment for trace metals, PAH and CB analyses from each NMMP site  
Petroleum residues Quantity: number of samples = 24
Description: Plaice (4 pools of liver and flesh from 5 fish) from each NMMP site for PAH determinations  
Trace metals Quantity: number of samples = 30
Description: Sediment for trace metals, PAH and CB analyses from each NMMP site  
Biology and fisheries  
Biochemical measurements (eg lipids, amino acids) Quantity: number of samples = 120
Description: 10 male and 10 female plaice from each NMMP site for plasma vitellogenin, PAH bile metabolites and P450 1A measurements  
Demersal fish Quantity: number of samples = 120
Description: 10 male and 10 female plaice from each NMMP site for plasma vitellogenin, PAH bile metabolites and P450 1A measurements  
Demersal fish Quantity: number of samples = 24
Description: Plaice (4 pools of liver and flesh from 5 fish) from each NMMP site for PAH determinations  
Zoobenthos Quantity: number of samples = 60
Description: 1 mm and 0.5 mm sieved sediment from each NMMP site for macrobenthos analysis  

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
3 Bottom pressure sensor tide gauge Date and time
Sea level
Temperature of the water column

Note: Parameter terms are taken from the BODC Parameter Discovery Vocabulary XML (SKOS)

Full List

BODC Reference Instrument Description Date/Time Location  
636231 Bottom pressure sensor tide gauge 2004-01-11 08:35Z to 2004-01-12 17:15Z 57° 7' N, 5° 40' W Click for more
636243 Bottom pressure sensor tide gauge 2004-01-13 09:35Z to 2004-01-14 16:45Z 57° 1' N, 5° 43' W Click for more
636255 Bottom pressure sensor tide gauge 2004-01-15 09:35Z to 2004-01-16 16:10Z 57° 16' N, 5° 33' W Click for more

Project Database

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

References

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Reports

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