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BODC Cruise Metadata Report for FRV Scotia (748S) cruise 0204S

Introduction

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

Cruise Inventory Information

Long name FRV Scotia (748S) cruise 0204S
Short name 0204S
Objectives and Narrative 1) To take part in the International Bottom trawl Survey in the North Sea.
2) To collect samples of cod, haddock and whiting for analysis of reproductive development, genetics and otolith chemistry.
3) To tag cod in Viking Banking and Papa Bank for investigations of their movements.
Ship FRV Scotia
Departure Port Aberdeen, United Kingdom
Departure Date 2004-01-20
Arrival Port Aberdeen, United Kingdom
Arrival Date 2004-02-13
Principal Scientist(s) Kenneth A Coull (Fisheries Research Services Aberdeen Marine Laboratory)
Responsible Organisation IMARES, IJmuiden
Associated Project(s) International Bottom Trawl Survey - Quarter 1 survey
IHB Sea Areas Visited North Sea, North East Atlantic Ocean (limit 40W)
Marsden Squares Visited 181;3/216;3/217;1/252;1
Work Area Description Eastern and central North Sea, Moray Firth, Orkney, Shetland, Viking Bank and Papa Bank
Work Area Bounding Polygon 55N,5W; 65N,5W; 65N,5E; 55N,5E; 55N,5W
Southern Limit 55N
Northern Limit 65N
Western Limit 5W
Eastern Limit 5E

Cruise Inventory Datasets

Physical oceanography  
CTD stations Quantity: number of stations = 50
Description: CTD deployed at each survey trawl station.  
Surface measurements underway (T,S) Quantity: activity duration in days = 25
Description: Thermosalinograph run continuously throughout cruise.  
Water bottle stations Quantity: number of stations = 50
Description: Water samples at surface and bottom  
Chemical oceanography  
Nitrate Quantity: number of stations = 50
Description: Water samples at surface and bottom.  
Phosphate Quantity: number of stations = 50
Description: Water samples at surface and bottom.  
Silicate Quantity: number of stations = 50
Description: Water samples at surface and bottom  
Biology and fisheries  
Demersal fish Quantity: number of hauls = 50
Description: 1 haul of 30 minutes duration carried out at each station to obtain length frequency data for all species encountered and age data for cod, haddock, whiting, saithe, Norway pout, sprat, herring and mackerel.  
Eggs and larvae Quantity: number of hauls = 112
Description: Two oblique Methot net tows completed in each statistical rectangle of the trawl survey area in order to obtain index of pre-metamorphosing herring larvae.  
Pelagic fish Quantity: number of hauls = 50
Description: 1 haul of 30 minutes duration carried out at each station to obtain length frequency data for all species encountered and age data for cod, haddock, whiting, saithe, Norway pout, sprat, herring and mackerel.  
Taggings Quantity: number of hauls = 27
Description: A total of 27 hauls of varying duration carried out in order to obtain samples of cod for tagging and genetic 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
51 CTD/STD cast Chlorophyll pigment concentrations in water bodies
Electrical conductivity of the water column
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  
657978 CTD/STD cast 2004-01-21 06:43Z 56° 20' N, 2° 7' W Click for more
657991 CTD/STD cast 2004-01-21 11:12Z 56° 41' N, 2° 15' W Click for more
658005 CTD/STD cast 2004-01-21 14:14Z 56° 40' N, 1° 37' W Click for more
658017 CTD/STD cast 2004-01-22 06:47Z 56° 13' N, 1° 31' W Click for more
658029 CTD/STD cast 2004-01-22 10:03Z 56° 17' N, 0° 58' W Click for more
658030 CTD/STD cast 2004-01-22 15:03Z 56° 46' N, 0° 16' W Click for more
658042 CTD/STD cast 2004-01-23 07:01Z 57° 13' N, 0° 10' E Click for more
658054 CTD/STD cast 2004-01-23 10:05Z 56° 58' N, 0° 31' E Click for more
658066 CTD/STD cast 2004-01-23 14:26Z 56° 34' N, 1° 9' E Click for more
658078 CTD/STD cast 2004-01-24 06:52Z 56° 45' N, 4° 10' E Click for more
658091 CTD/STD cast 2004-01-24 09:50Z 56° 45' N, 3° 39' E Click for more
658109 CTD/STD cast 2004-01-24 14:27Z 56° 46' N, 2° 39' E Click for more
658110 CTD/STD cast 2004-01-25 06:58Z 57° 17' N, 4° 20' E Click for more
658122 CTD/STD cast 2004-01-25 10:09Z 57° 39' N, 4° 12' E Click for more
658134 CTD/STD cast 2004-01-25 13:09Z 57° 39' N, 3° 39' E Click for more
658146 CTD/STD cast 2004-01-26 06:51Z 57° 28' N, 3° 34' E Click for more
658158 CTD/STD cast 2004-01-26 10:52Z 57° 19' N, 2° 40' E Click for more
658171 CTD/STD cast 2004-01-26 14:27Z 57° 36' N, 2° 13' E Click for more
658183 CTD/STD cast 2004-01-27 07:26Z 58° 18' N, 0° 33' E Click for more
658195 CTD/STD cast 2004-01-27 10:59Z 58° 22' N, 1° 8' E Click for more
658202 CTD/STD cast 2004-01-27 14:02Z 58° 37' N, 1° 9' E Click for more
658214 CTD/STD cast 2004-01-29 16:09Z 60° 37' N, 1° 55' E Click for more
658226 CTD/STD cast 2004-01-30 08:44Z 61° 15' N, 1° 44' E Click for more
658238 CTD/STD cast 2004-02-01 10:22Z 60° 4' N, 0° 37' W Click for more
658251 CTD/STD cast 2004-02-01 13:44Z 59° 47' N, 0° 28' W Click for more
658263 CTD/STD cast 2004-02-02 07:17Z 60° 43' N, 0° 37' W Click for more
658275 CTD/STD cast 2004-02-02 10:11Z 61° 4' N, 0° 42' W Click for more
658287 CTD/STD cast 2004-02-02 13:12Z 61° 3' N, 1° 10' W Click for more
658299 CTD/STD cast 2004-02-02 16:23Z 60° 54' N, 1° 21' W Click for more
658306 CTD/STD cast 2004-02-03 10:08Z 60° 9' N, 1° 43' W Click for more
658318 CTD/STD cast 2004-02-03 12:33Z 59° 55' N, 1° 42' W Click for more
658331 CTD/STD cast 2004-02-04 13:18Z 58° 53' N, 2° 16' W Click for more
658343 CTD/STD cast 2004-02-04 16:42Z 58° 54' N, 1° 49' W Click for more
658355 CTD/STD cast 2004-02-05 07:15Z 59° 3' N, 1° 51' W Click for more
658367 CTD/STD cast 2004-02-05 13:32Z 59° 47' N, 2° 19' W Click for more
658379 CTD/STD cast 2004-02-06 09:13Z 59° 36' N, 3° 12' W Click for more
658380 CTD/STD cast 2004-02-06 15:24Z 59° 55' N, 3° 23' W Click for more
658392 CTD/STD cast 2004-02-09 07:03Z 59° 1' N, 0° 46' W Click for more
658411 CTD/STD cast 2004-02-09 10:00Z 58° 55' N, 0° 41' W Click for more
658423 CTD/STD cast 2004-02-09 14:08Z 58° 48' N, 0° 19' E Click for more
658435 CTD/STD cast 2004-02-10 14:32Z 57° 53' N, 0° 42' E Click for more
658447 CTD/STD cast 2004-02-11 06:31Z 57° 21' N, 1° 12' W Click for more
658459 CTD/STD cast 2004-02-11 09:55Z 57° 18' N, 0° 37' W Click for more
658460 CTD/STD cast 2004-02-11 13:35Z 57° 46' N, 0° 18' W Click for more
658472 CTD/STD cast 2004-02-12 07:02Z 58° 25' N, 0° 47' W Click for more
658484 CTD/STD cast 2004-02-12 09:56Z 58° 7' N, 1° 9' W Click for more
658496 CTD/STD cast 2004-02-12 13:00Z 57° 49' N, 1° 4' W Click for more
658503 CTD/STD cast 2004-02-13 07:31Z 58° 10' N, 2° 39' W Click for more
658515 CTD/STD cast 2004-02-13 09:43Z 58° 7' N, 3° 15' W Click for more
658527 CTD/STD cast 2004-02-13 11:15Z 57° 52' N, 3° 15' W Click for more
658539 CTD/STD cast 2004-02-13 13:52Z 57° 49' N, 2° 30' W Click for more

Project Database

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

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