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BODC Cruise Metadata Report for FRV Scotia (748S) cruise 1205S_1

Introduction

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

Cruise Inventory Information

Long name FRV Scotia (748S) cruise 1205S_1
Short name 1205S_1
Objectives and Narrative 1. To undertake demersal trawling survey of the Rockall haddock population.
2. To collect additional biological data in connection with the EU Data Directive 1639/2001.
3. To identify, quantify and record all benthic invertebrate species caught.
4. To obtain temperature and salinity data from the surface and seabed at each trawling station.
5. To investigate the occurrence of Nephrops on the east edge of the Rockall Plateau using a TV Sledge and Drop Frame.
6. To deploy a Drop Frame to ground truth Side Scan Sonar data and map the distribution and abundance of Lophelia beds on the Rockall Bank and the Anton Dohrn seamount.
7. To trial and evaluate the NOAA Bottom Contact Sensor.
8. To deploy 1 sub-surface mooring with 3 current meters whilst on passage from Rockall.
Ship FRV Scotia
Departure Port Aberdeen, United Kingdom
Departure Date 2005-09-02
Arrival Port Ullapool, United Kingdom
Arrival Date 2005-09-11
Principal Scientist(s) Kevin J Peach (Fisheries Research Services Aberdeen Marine Laboratory)
Responsible Organisation Fisheries Research Services Aberdeen Marine Laboratory
Associated Project(s) RV0508 10359
IHB Sea Areas Visited North East Atlantic Ocean (limit 40W)
Marsden Squares Visited 182;3
Work Area Description Rockall Plateau, Rockall Trough
Work Area Bounding Polygon 55N,15W; 60N,15W; 60N,10W; 55N,10W; 55N,15W
Southern Limit 55N
Northern Limit 60N
Western Limit 15W
Eastern Limit 10W

Cruise Inventory Datasets

Physical oceanography  
CTD stations Quantity: number of stations = 38
Description: CTD profiles undertaken at trawl stations  
Subsurface temperature and salinity measurements Description: Temperature and salinity records were made throughout the cruise. No. of samples not noted.  
Biology and fisheries  
Demersal fish Quantity: number of hauls = 39
Description: A number of hauls were made in the Rockall area. Haddock were the predominant species caught, with 2603 specimens.  
Geology and geophysics  
Bottom photography Quantity: number of deployments = 1
Description: A TV sledge was deployed during the cruise to assess coral damage, plough marks were noted on several patches of dead coral.  

Cruise Inventory Mooring/Buoy Operations

Latitude Longitude Data type Description
57° 25' N 11° 7' W Current meters Current meter mooring deployed on Anton Dohrn Seamount in 608m of water. Three current meters at 10m, 50m and 100m from seabed.

Summary of BODC Data Holdings for the Cruise

National Oceanographic Database

Summary

# Series Instrument Description Parameters
38 CTD/STD cast 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  
712334 CTD/STD cast 2005-09-04 06:16Z 57° 33' N, 13° 25' W Click for more
712346 CTD/STD cast 2005-09-04 07:51Z 57° 40' N, 13° 21' W Click for more
712358 CTD/STD cast 2005-09-04 10:01Z 57° 43' N, 13° 36' W Click for more
712371 CTD/STD cast 2005-09-04 12:00Z 57° 48' N, 13° 45' W Click for more
712383 CTD/STD cast 2005-09-04 13:39Z 57° 46' N, 13° 46' W Click for more
712395 CTD/STD cast 2005-09-04 17:12Z 57° 53' N, 13° 40' W Click for more
712402 CTD/STD cast 2005-09-04 18:58Z 57° 54' N, 13° 42' W Click for more
712414 CTD/STD cast 2005-09-05 05:51Z 57° 41' N, 13° 57' W Click for more
712426 CTD/STD cast 2005-09-05 08:13Z 57° 39' N, 14° 9' W Click for more
712438 CTD/STD cast 2005-09-05 09:59Z 57° 36' N, 14° 1' W Click for more
712451 CTD/STD cast 2005-09-05 12:20Z 57° 27' N, 14° 13' W Click for more
712463 CTD/STD cast 2005-09-05 14:18Z 57° 23' N, 14° 3' W Click for more
712475 CTD/STD cast 2005-09-05 16:20Z 57° 15' N, 14° 6' W Click for more
712487 CTD/STD cast 2005-09-06 05:48Z 57° 7' N, 13° 51' W Click for more
712499 CTD/STD cast 2005-09-06 09:27Z 56° 56' N, 14° 37' W Click for more
712506 CTD/STD cast 2005-09-06 12:05Z 56° 43' N, 14° 43' W Click for more
712518 CTD/STD cast 2005-09-06 13:52Z 56° 36' N, 14° 40' W Click for more
712531 CTD/STD cast 2005-09-06 16:55Z 56° 36' N, 14° 28' W Click for more
712543 CTD/STD cast 2005-09-06 19:16Z 56° 28' N, 14° 33' W Click for more
712555 CTD/STD cast 2005-09-07 05:46Z 56° 45' N, 14° 9' W Click for more
712567 CTD/STD cast 2005-09-07 07:33Z 56° 51' N, 14° 9' W Click for more
712579 CTD/STD cast 2005-09-07 09:16Z 56° 57' N, 14° 10' W Click for more
712580 CTD/STD cast 2005-09-07 11:20Z 57° 5' N, 14° 3' W Click for more
712592 CTD/STD cast 2005-09-07 13:44Z 56° 56' N, 14° 25' W Click for more
712611 CTD/STD cast 2005-09-07 16:45Z 56° 47' N, 14° 17' W Click for more
712623 CTD/STD cast 2005-09-07 18:44Z 56° 43' N, 14° 28' W Click for more
712635 CTD/STD cast 2005-09-08 05:41Z 56° 56' N, 13° 51' W Click for more
712647 CTD/STD cast 2005-09-08 07:41Z 57° 1' N, 13° 49' W Click for more
712659 CTD/STD cast 2005-09-08 09:40Z 57° 7' N, 13° 33' W Click for more
712660 CTD/STD cast 2005-09-08 11:42Z 57° 13' N, 13° 36' W Click for more
712672 CTD/STD cast 2005-09-08 13:15Z 57° 18' N, 13° 39' W Click for more
712684 CTD/STD cast 2005-09-08 15:09Z 57° 15' N, 13° 54' W Click for more
712696 CTD/STD cast 2005-09-08 17:52Z 57° 19' N, 13° 55' W Click for more
712703 CTD/STD cast 2005-09-09 05:37Z 57° 27' N, 13° 34' W Click for more
712715 CTD/STD cast 2005-09-09 07:37Z 57° 22' N, 13° 26' W Click for more
712727 CTD/STD cast 2005-09-09 09:19Z 57° 23' N, 13° 37' W Click for more
712739 CTD/STD cast 2005-09-09 11:16Z 57° 27' N, 13° 45' W Click for more
712740 CTD/STD cast 2005-09-09 15:58Z 57° 29' N, 13° 26' W Click for more

Project Database

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

References

Track Charts

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Reports

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