Cruise inventory

FRV Scotia 4/77

Cruise summary report

Cruise Info. 
Ship name (ship code)FRV Scotia (749S)
Cruise identifier4/77
Cruise period1977-10-05 — 1977-10-25
Port of departureFraserburgh, United Kingdom
Port of returnFraserburgh, United Kingdom
ObjectivesPelagic fish population and distribution survey with water bottle stations to the north east of Scotland from the Moray Firth to just north of Shetland.
Chief scientistJames A Adams (Department of Agriculture and Fisheries for Scotland Aberdeen Marine Laboratory)
Ocean/sea areas 
GeneralNorth Sea
Norwegian Sea
North East Atlantic Ocean (limit 40W)
SpecificNorthwestern North Sea, Shetland, north coast of Scotland, Moray Firth
Track chartsFRV Scotia 4/77 cruise track — trk1980.html
Physical oceanography 
Surface measurements underway (T,S)
Water bottle stationsQuantity: number of stations = 13
Chemical oceanography 
OxygenQuantity: number of stations = 11
NitrateQuantity: number of stations = 12
Biology and fisheries 
Phytoplankton pigs (eg chlorophyll, fluorescence)Quantity: number of stations = 12
Pelagic fishDescription: Population and distribution survey
Demersal fish