FRV Scotia 6/81
Cruise summary report
|Ship name (ship code)||FRV Scotia (749S)|
|Cruise period||1981-06-17 — 1981-07-06|
|Port of departure||Aberdeen, United Kingdom|
|Port of return||Aberdeen, United Kingdom|
|Objectives||1. To investigate the physical, chemical and biological factors relevant to enhanced summer phytoplankton levels off Orkney.
2. To monitor hydrographic conditions in the Faroe-Shetland Channel.
3. To commission the software and hardware being developed for hydrographic and biological instrumentation to be interfaced to the PDP 11/34 and Commodore PET computers.
|Chief scientist||Harry D Dooley (Department of Agriculture and Fisheries for Scotland Aberdeen Marine Laboratory)|
|Cruise report||(0.09 MB)|
North East Atlantic Ocean (limit 40W)
|Specific||East of Orkney, outer Moray Firth and Faroe-Shetland Channel|
|Surface measurements underway (T,S)||Quantity: activity duration in days = 20|
|Water bottle stations||Quantity: number of stations = 137|
|Current meters||Quantity: number of deployments = 11|
Description: 5 current meters for 50days;6 current meters for 17days.
|Oxygen||Quantity: number of stations = 102|
|Phosphate||Quantity: number of stations = 87|
|Total - P|
|Nitrate||Quantity: number of stations = 113|
|Total - N||Quantity: number of stations = 17|
|Ammonia||Quantity: number of stations = 109|
|Silicate||Quantity: number of stations = 90|
|Biology and fisheries|
|Phytoplankton pigs (eg chlorophyll, fluorescence)||Quantity: number of stations = 116|
|Particulate organic matter (inc POC, PON)|
|Dissolved organic matter (inc DOC)|