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FRV Scotia 0985S

Cruise summary report

Cruise Info. 
Ship name (ship code)FRV Scotia (749S)
Cruise identifier0985S
Cruise period1985-09-06 — 1985-09-25
Port of departureAberdeen, United Kingdom
Port of returnAberdeen, United Kingdom
Objectives1. To participate in the ICES coordinated herring larval surveys of the north western North Sea and Division VIa (N).
2. To collect water samples for radio-caesium monitoring.
3. To check the new Scanmar depth monitoring equipment and to provide operating instructions for its use during subsequent surveys.
Chief scientistMartin Walsh (Department of Agriculture and Fisheries for Scotland Aberdeen Marine Laboratory)
ProjectICES, Herring Larval Survey
Coordinating bodyICES
Cruise reportFRV Scotia 0985S cruise report sc09_85.pdf — access key 'C' (0.09 MB) 
Ocean/sea areas 
GeneralNorth Sea
Inner Seas off the West Coast of Scotland
North East Atlantic Ocean (limit 40W)
SpecificNW North Sea, Moray Firth, north and west of Scotland, Orkney, Shetland, Minches
Track chartsFRV Scotia 0985S cruise track — trk3184a.html FRV Scotia 0985S cruise track — trk3184b.html
Physical oceanography 
Water bottle stationsQuantity: number of stations = 286
Description: surface only
Chemical oceanography 
RadioactivityQuantity: number of samples = 3
Description: water samples for radio-caesium analysis.
Biology and fisheries 
Eggs and larvaeQuantity: number of stations = 286