Cruise inventory

FRV Scotia 7/79

Cruise summary report

Cruise Info. 
Ship name (ship code)FRV Scotia (749S)
Cruise identifier7/79
Cruise period1979-06-29 — 1979-07-18
StatusCompleted
Port of departureGreenock, United Kingdom
Port of returnAberdeen, United Kingdom
PurposeResearch
ObjectivesWorking CTD and plankton stations along sections to the north and west of Scotland.
Chief scientistHarry D Dooley (Department of Agriculture and Fisheries for Scotland Aberdeen Marine Laboratory)
Ocean/sea areas 
GeneralNorth Sea
Inner Seas off the West Coast of Scotland
North East Atlantic Ocean (limit 40W)
SpecificRockall, Minches, north of Scotland, Faroe-Shetland Channel and northwestern North Sea
Track chartsFRV Scotia 7/79 cruise track — trk2408.html
Measurements 
Physical oceanography 
Surface measurements underway (T,S)
Water bottle stationsQuantity: number of stations = 98
Description: Surface sample only at 11 stations
CTD stationsQuantity: number of stations = 27
Current metersQuantity: number of deployments = 14
Description: Current meters - 12 recovered; 18,5 days based on 12 returns.
Chemical oceanography 
OxygenQuantity: number of stations = 8
PhosphateQuantity: number of stations = 54
NitrateQuantity: number of stations = 64
Total - NQuantity: number of stations = 4
AmmoniaQuantity: number of stations = 22
SilicateQuantity: number of stations = 54
Biology and fisheries 
Primary productivityQuantity: number of stations = 6
Phytoplankton pigs (eg chlorophyll, fluorescence)Quantity: number of stations = 8
Description: Cts chlorohyll fluorescence
Phytoplankton pigs (eg chlorophyll, fluorescence)Quantity: number of stations = 63
Particulate organic matter (inc POC, PON)Quantity: number of stations = 8
Particulate organic matter (inc POC, PON)Quantity: number of stations = 8
Description: POC and PON
PhytoplanktonQuantity: number of stations = 14
ZooplanktonQuantity: number of stations = 12