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BODC Cruise Metadata Report for FRV Scotia (748S) cruise 1405S

Introduction

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

Cruise Inventory Information

Long name FRV Scotia (748S) cruise 1405S
Short name 1405S
Objectives and Narrative 1. Perform hydrographic surveys along the JONSIS standard section in the northern North Sea.
2. Perform hydrographic surveys along the standard Faroe Shetland Channel sections.
3. Service two ADCP moorings in the Faroe Shetland Channel.
4. Recover two current meter moorings east of the Shetland Islands.
5. Carry out CTD hydrographic surveys in the Wyville-Thomson Ridge and Rosemary Bank areas.
6. To recover a current meter mooring from Anton Dohrn Sea Mount.
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 2005-09-26
Arrival Port Aberdeen, United Kingdom
Arrival Date 2005-10-09
Principal Scientist(s) George Slesser (Fisheries Research Services Aberdeen Marine Laboratory)
Responsible Organisation Fisheries Research Services Aberdeen Marine Laboratory
Associated Project(s) 11 days: Ae11r0, 4 days: Ae1190.
IHB Sea Areas Visited North Sea, North East Atlantic Ocean (limit 40W)
Marsden Squares Visited 181;3/217;1/217;2
Work Area Description Northern North Sea, Faroe-Shetland Channel
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 = 45
Description: Hydrographic surveys of the Faroe-Shetland Channel and the JONSIS LTM line in the North Sea.  
Current meters Description: The two East of Shetland current meter moorings were recovered and the data downloaded. Mooring positions not noted.  
Surface measurements underway (T,S) Description: Underway measurements of temperature, salinity and fluorescence were collected throughout the cruise. Surface samples were used to calibrate the data.  
Biology and fisheries  
Mammals and reptiles Quantity: number of deployments = 27
Description: Sonobuoy deployments were made at hydrographic stations for acoustic monitoring of cetaceans.  
Mammals and reptiles Quantity: activity duration in hours = 159
Description: Towed hydrophone array survey for monitoring cetaceans.  

Cruise Inventory Mooring/Buoy Operations

Latitude Longitude Data type Description
60° 27' N 4° 22' W Current profiler (eg ADCP) Nordic WOCE NWSD ADCP mooring deployed
60° 27' N 4° 22' W Current profiler (eg ADCP) Nordic WOCE NWSD ADCP mooring recovered.
60° 16' N 4° 19' W Current profiler (eg ADCP) Nordic WOCE NWSE ADCP mooring deployed
60° 16' N 4° 22' W Current profiler (eg ADCP) Nordic WOCE NWSE ADCP mooring recovered.

Summary of BODC Data Holdings for the Cruise

National Oceanographic Database

Summary

# Series Instrument Description Parameters
45 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  
712752 CTD/STD cast 2005-09-27 15:56Z 59° 16' N, 2° 13' W Click for more
712764 CTD/STD cast 2005-09-27 16:58Z 59° 16' N, 2° 4' W Click for more
712776 CTD/STD cast 2005-09-27 17:57Z 59° 16' N, 1° 55' W Click for more
712788 CTD/STD cast 2005-09-28 08:25Z 59° 16' N, 1° 47' W Click for more
712807 CTD/STD cast 2005-09-28 09:09Z 59° 16' N, 1° 39' W Click for more
712819 CTD/STD cast 2005-09-29 17:34Z 60° 30' N, 0° 59' E Click for more
712820 CTD/STD cast 2005-09-29 18:55Z 60° 30' N, 0° 40' E Click for more
712832 CTD/STD cast 2005-09-29 20:22Z 60° 30' N, 0° 20' E Click for more
712844 CTD/STD cast 2005-09-29 21:47Z 60° 30' N, 0° 0' E Click for more
712856 CTD/STD cast 2005-09-29 23:04Z 60° 30' N, 0° 20' W Click for more
712868 CTD/STD cast 2005-09-29 23:49Z 60° 30' N, 0° 30' W Click for more
712881 CTD/STD cast 2005-09-30 00:39Z 60° 30' N, 0° 39' W Click for more
712893 CTD/STD cast 2005-09-30 01:26Z 60° 30' N, 0° 49' W Click for more
712900 CTD/STD cast 2005-09-30 02:10Z 60° 30' N, 1° 0' W Click for more
712912 CTD/STD cast 2005-10-01 14:32Z 60° 55' N, 1° 0' W Click for more
712924 CTD/STD cast 2005-10-01 15:57Z 60° 58' N, 1° 18' W Click for more
712936 CTD/STD cast 2005-10-02 05:27Z 61° 1' N, 1° 35' W Click for more
712948 CTD/STD cast 2005-10-02 06:58Z 61° 4' N, 1° 52' W Click for more
712961 CTD/STD cast 2005-10-02 07:54Z 61° 6' N, 2° 1' W Click for more
712973 CTD/STD cast 2005-10-02 09:12Z 61° 7' N, 2° 9' W Click for more
712985 CTD/STD cast 2005-10-02 11:40Z 61° 9' N, 2° 16' W Click for more
712997 CTD/STD cast 2005-10-02 13:59Z 61° 10' N, 2° 24' W Click for more
713000 CTD/STD cast 2005-10-02 16:40Z 61° 13' N, 2° 39' W Click for more
713012 CTD/STD cast 2005-10-02 20:15Z 61° 21' N, 3° 7' W Click for more
713024 CTD/STD cast 2005-10-03 04:07Z 61° 27' N, 3° 42' W Click for more
713036 CTD/STD cast 2005-10-03 07:32Z 61° 34' N, 4° 13' W Click for more
713048 CTD/STD cast 2005-10-03 10:30Z 61° 42' N, 4° 50' W Click for more
713061 CTD/STD cast 2005-10-03 12:41Z 61° 49' N, 5° 20' W Click for more
713073 CTD/STD cast 2005-10-03 14:25Z 61° 54' N, 5° 45' W Click for more
713085 CTD/STD cast 2005-10-03 16:12Z 62° 0' N, 6° 10' W Click for more
713097 CTD/STD cast 2005-10-04 12:20Z 61° 12' N, 6° 21' W Click for more
713104 CTD/STD cast 2005-10-04 14:18Z 61° 2' N, 5° 57' W Click for more
713116 CTD/STD cast 2005-10-04 16:56Z 60° 51' N, 5° 28' W Click for more
713128 CTD/STD cast 2005-10-04 18:28Z 60° 47' N, 5° 15' W Click for more
713141 CTD/STD cast 2005-10-04 20:05Z 60° 43' N, 5° 6' W Click for more
713153 CTD/STD cast 2005-10-04 22:05Z 60° 38' N, 4° 54' W Click for more
713165 CTD/STD cast 2005-10-04 23:44Z 60° 34' N, 4° 44' W Click for more
713177 CTD/STD cast 2005-10-05 02:09Z 60° 28' N, 4° 25' W Click for more
713189 CTD/STD cast 2005-10-05 03:48Z 60° 25' N, 4° 19' W Click for more
713190 CTD/STD cast 2005-10-05 05:11Z 60° 20' N, 4° 9' W Click for more
713208 CTD/STD cast 2005-10-05 11:15Z 60° 18' N, 4° 3' W Click for more
713221 CTD/STD cast 2005-10-05 12:13Z 60° 16' N, 3° 59' W Click for more
713233 CTD/STD cast 2005-10-05 13:12Z 60° 13' N, 3° 51' W Click for more
713245 CTD/STD cast 2005-10-05 14:04Z 60° 10' N, 3° 44' W Click for more
713257 CTD/STD cast 2005-10-09 11:44Z 57° 44' N, 2° 55' W Click for more

Project Database

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

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