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BODC Cruise Metadata Report for FRV Scotia (748S) cruise 1704S

Introduction

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

Cruise Inventory Information

Long name FRV Scotia (748S) cruise 1704S
Short name 1704S
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 Fladen ground and in the southern Norwegian trench.
4. To conduct fishing operations at selected areas on the Fladen/Viking bank. Norwegian trench areas of the North Sea.
Ship FRV Scotia
Departure Port Aberdeen, United Kingdom
Departure Date 2004-12-07
Arrival Port Aberdeen, United Kingdom
Arrival Date 2004-12-21
Principal Scientist(s) John Dunn (Fisheries Research Services Aberdeen Marine Laboratory)
Responsible Organisation IO RAS
Associated Project(s)
IHB Sea Areas Visited North Sea, North East Atlantic Ocean (limit 40W)
Marsden Squares Visited 181;3/217;1/217;2
Work Area Description Northwestern North Sea; Faroe Shetland Channel; North Sea (Fladen ground)
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 = 42
Description:  
Surface measurements underway (T,S) Description: continous recording of surface temperature, salinity and fluorescence.  
Chemical oceanography  
Nitrate Quantity: number of samples = 856
Description: analysed using Bran and Luebbe auto analyser.  
Phosphate Quantity: number of samples = 856
Description: analysed using Bran and Luebbe auto analyser.  
Silicate Quantity: number of samples = 856
Description: analysed using Bran and Luebbe auto analyser.  
Biology and fisheries  
Acoustic reflection on marine organisms. Description: continous recording throughout the cruise.  
Demersal fish Quantity: number of hauls = 6
Description: GOV trawl deployed to analyse fish stomachs.  
Phytoplankton Quantity: number of samples = 135
Description: plankton samples collected using ARIES sampler and Dual Methot Net.  
Phytoplankton pigs (eg chlorophyll, fluorescence) Description: continous recording of surface temperature, salinity and fluorescence.  
Zooplankton Quantity: number of samples = 135
Description: plankton samples collected using ARIES sampler and Dual Methot Net.  

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 Chlorophyll pigment concentrations in water bodies
Dissolved oxygen parameters in the water column
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  
657524 CTD/STD cast 2004-12-08 00:26Z 59° 16' N, 0° 0' E Click for more
657536 CTD/STD cast 2004-12-08 01:53Z 59° 16' N, 0° 19' W Click for more
657548 CTD/STD cast 2004-12-08 03:38Z 59° 16' N, 0° 39' W Click for more
657561 CTD/STD cast 2004-12-08 05:00Z 59° 16' N, 0° 59' W Click for more
657573 CTD/STD cast 2004-12-08 06:04Z 59° 16' N, 1° 9' W Click for more
657585 CTD/STD cast 2004-12-08 07:00Z 59° 16' N, 1° 19' W Click for more
657597 CTD/STD cast 2004-12-08 07:56Z 59° 16' N, 1° 29' W Click for more
657604 CTD/STD cast 2004-12-08 09:09Z 59° 16' N, 1° 39' W Click for more
657616 CTD/STD cast 2004-12-08 09:52Z 59° 16' N, 1° 48' W Click for more
657628 CTD/STD cast 2004-12-08 10:32Z 59° 17' N, 1° 55' W Click for more
657641 CTD/STD cast 2004-12-08 11:18Z 59° 17' N, 2° 4' W Click for more
657653 CTD/STD cast 2004-12-08 11:59Z 59° 17' N, 2° 13' W Click for more
657665 CTD/STD cast 2004-12-08 19:19Z 60° 9' N, 3° 43' W Click for more
657677 CTD/STD cast 2004-12-08 20:09Z 60° 13' N, 3° 51' W Click for more
657689 CTD/STD cast 2004-12-08 21:04Z 60° 16' N, 3° 58' W Click for more
657690 CTD/STD cast 2004-12-08 21:52Z 60° 18' N, 4° 4' W Click for more
657708 CTD/STD cast 2004-12-09 00:07Z 60° 20' N, 4° 9' W Click for more
657721 CTD/STD cast 2004-12-09 01:34Z 60° 25' N, 4° 18' W Click for more
657733 CTD/STD cast 2004-12-09 03:12Z 60° 28' N, 4° 25' W Click for more
657745 CTD/STD cast 2004-12-09 07:47Z 60° 34' N, 4° 44' W Click for more
657757 CTD/STD cast 2004-12-10 07:16Z 60° 38' N, 4° 53' W Click for more
657769 CTD/STD cast 2004-12-10 09:17Z 60° 43' N, 5° 5' W Click for more
657770 CTD/STD cast 2004-12-10 13:46Z 60° 46' N, 5° 16' W Click for more
657782 CTD/STD cast 2004-12-10 15:54Z 60° 51' N, 5° 28' W Click for more
657794 CTD/STD cast 2004-12-10 18:56Z 61° 1' N, 5° 57' W Click for more
657801 CTD/STD cast 2004-12-10 21:46Z 61° 12' N, 6° 21' W Click for more
657813 CTD/STD cast 2004-12-11 09:45Z 62° 0' N, 6° 12' W Click for more
657825 CTD/STD cast 2004-12-11 11:14Z 61° 54' N, 5° 45' W Click for more
657837 CTD/STD cast 2004-12-11 12:54Z 61° 48' N, 5° 21' W Click for more
657849 CTD/STD cast 2004-12-11 14:47Z 61° 42' N, 4° 51' W Click for more
657850 CTD/STD cast 2004-12-11 17:27Z 61° 34' N, 4° 15' W Click for more
657862 CTD/STD cast 2004-12-11 22:19Z 61° 28' N, 3° 41' W Click for more
657874 CTD/STD cast 2004-12-12 07:45Z 61° 20' N, 3° 9' W Click for more
657886 CTD/STD cast 2004-12-12 14:06Z 61° 13' N, 2° 40' W Click for more
657898 CTD/STD cast 2004-12-12 18:33Z 61° 10' N, 2° 24' W Click for more
657905 CTD/STD cast 2004-12-12 19:54Z 61° 9' N, 2° 16' W Click for more
657917 CTD/STD cast 2004-12-12 20:48Z 61° 7' N, 2° 10' W Click for more
657929 CTD/STD cast 2004-12-12 22:47Z 61° 6' N, 2° 1' W Click for more
657930 CTD/STD cast 2004-12-13 01:03Z 61° 4' N, 1° 52' W Click for more
657942 CTD/STD cast 2004-12-13 02:31Z 61° 1' N, 1° 35' W Click for more
657954 CTD/STD cast 2004-12-13 03:51Z 60° 58' N, 1° 17' W Click for more
657966 CTD/STD cast 2004-12-13 05:28Z 60° 55' N, 1° 0' W Click for more

Project Database

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

References

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