FRV Scotia 7/73
|Ship name (ship code)||FRV Scotia (749S)|
|Cruise period||1973-07-02 — 1973-07-20|
|Port of departure||Aberdeen, United Kingdom|
|Port of return||Aberdeen, United Kingdom|
|Objectives||1. Faroe pre-recruit demersal fish and environmental survey.
2. The collection of live halibut for both the Marine Laboratory and the White Fish Authority's establishment at Ardtoe.
3. Pollution sampling from eight specified areas around the Faroes.
4. Hydrographic work on the Flugga Shetland-Nolso line.
|Chief scientist||Norman T Nicoll (Department of Agriculture and Fisheries for Scotland Aberdeen Marine Laboratory)|
|General||North East Atlantic Ocean (limit 40W)|
|Specific||Faroe Islands and Faroe-Shetland Channel|
|Water bottle stations||Quantity: number of stations = 52|
|Oxygen||Quantity: number of stations = 3|
|Phosphate||Quantity: number of stations = 42|
|Nitrate||Quantity: number of stations = 42|
|Total - N||Quantity: number of stations = 39|
|Silicate||Quantity: number of stations = 42|
|Other contaminant measurements||Quantity: number of stations = 8|
Description: chemical pollution
|Biology and fisheries|
|Primary productivity||Quantity: number of stations = 39|
|Phytoplankton pigs (eg chlorophyll, fluorescence)||Quantity: number of stations = 39|
|Zooplankton||Quantity: number of stations = 39|