Cruise inventory

FRV Scotia 5/79

Cruise summary report

Cruise Info. 
Ship name (ship code)FRV Scotia (749S)
Cruise identifier5/79
Cruise period1979-05-08 — 1979-05-24
ObjectivesNutrient and plankton survey to the east of the Shetlands.
Chief scientistNorman T Nicoll (Department of Agriculture and Fisheries for Scotland Aberdeen Marine Laboratory)
Ocean/sea areas 
GeneralNorth Sea
Norwegian Sea
SpecificEast, northeast and southeast of Shetland
Track chartsFRV Scotia 5/79 cruise track — trk2407b.html
Physical oceanography 
Surface measurements underway (T,S)
Water bottle stationsQuantity: number of stations = 10
Chemical oceanography 
NitrateQuantity: number of stations = 10
Biology and fisheries 
Primary productivityQuantity: number of samples = 76
Phytoplankton pigs (eg chlorophyll, fluorescence)Quantity: number of samples = 76
ZooplanktonQuantity: number of samples = 109
NeustonQuantity: number of samples = 3