Cruise inventory

FRV Scotia 5/77

Cruise summary report

Cruise Info. 
Ship name (ship code)FRV Scotia (749S)
Cruise identifier5/77
Cruise period1977-11-01 — 1977-11-20
Port of departureGreenock, United Kingdom
Port of returnGreenock, United Kingdom
ObjectivesDeployment of two current meter moorings west of Islay and Mull. Zoobenthos and geological sampling in the sound of Jura, the Minches and the Atlantic on a line running NW from Cape Wrath
Chief scientistJames A Sinclair (Department of Agriculture and Fisheries for Scotland Aberdeen Marine Laboratory), Richard G J Shelton (Department of Agriculture and Fisheries for Scotland Aberdeen Marine Laboratory)
Ocean/sea areas 
GeneralInner Seas off the West Coast of Scotland
North East Atlantic Ocean (limit 40W)
SpecificNorth and west of Scotland, Minches, north of Ireland
Track chartsFRV Scotia 5/77 cruise track — trk1981.html
Physical oceanography 
Water bottle stationsQuantity: number of stations = 14
Biology and fisheries 
ZoobenthosQuantity: number of samples = 20
CrustaceansQuantity: number of samples = 4
Geology and geophysics 
DredgeQuantity: number of deployments = 15
GrabQuantity: number of samples = 5