Cruise inventory

FRV Scotia 1/77

Cruise summary report

Cruise Info. 
Ship name (ship code)FRV Scotia (749S)
Cruise identifier1/77
Cruise period1977-07-12 — 1977-08-03
StatusCompleted
PurposeResearch
ObjectivesNutrient and fishery survey in Faroe-Shetland and waters to the NW of Scotland.
Chief scientistJohn Richards (Department of Agriculture and Fisheries for Scotland Aberdeen Marine Laboratory)
Ocean/sea areas 
GeneralNorwegian Sea
North East Atlantic Ocean (limit 40W)
SpecificFaroe-Shetland Channel, north and west of Faroe Islands, northwest of Scotland, Rockall Trough
Track chartsFRV Scotia 1/77 cruise track — trk1977a.html FRV Scotia 1/77 cruise track — trk1977b.html
Measurements 
Physical oceanography 
Surface measurements underway (T,S)
Water bottle stationsQuantity: number of stations = 33
Chemical oceanography 
PhosphateQuantity: number of stations = 27
SilicateQuantity: number of stations = 27
Biology and fisheries 
Zooplankton
Pelagic fishQuantity: number of hauls = 3
Acoustic reflection on marine organisms.