Cruise inventory

FRV Scotia 1085S

Cruise summary report

Cruise Info. 
Ship name (ship code)FRV Scotia (749S)
Cruise identifier1085S
Cruise period1985-10-05 — 1985-10-24
StatusCompleted
Port of departureAberdeen, United Kingdom
Port of returnAberdeen, United Kingdom
PurposeFisheries
Objectives1. To participate in the ICES co-ordinated Herring Larval Surveys in ICES Division VIa.
2. To collect water samples for radiocaesium analysis.
3. To recover current meter moorings deployed off the North coast of Scotland.
4. To sample six hydrographic stations near the current meters.
5. Time permitting to carry out some hauls for the identification of invertebrate larval predators.
Chief scientistPaul W Rankine (Department of Agriculture and Fisheries for Scotland Aberdeen Marine Laboratory)
ProjectICES,Herring Larval Survey
Coordinating bodyICES
Cruise reportFRV Scotia 1085S cruise report sc10_85.pdf — access key 'C' (0.13 MB) 
Ocean/sea areas 
GeneralInner Seas off the West Coast of Scotland
North East Atlantic Ocean (limit 40W)
SpecificNorth and west of Scotland and Ireland, Minches, Donegal Bay
Track chartsFRV Scotia 1085S cruise track — trk3185a.html FRV Scotia 1085S cruise track — trk3185b.html
Measurements 
Physical oceanography 
Surface measurements underway (T,S)
Water bottle stationsQuantity: number of stations = 6
Current metersQuantity: number of stations = 6
Description: 1669 hours
Chemical oceanography 
RadioactivityQuantity: number of samples = 3
Description: water samples for radio-caesium analysis.
Biology and fisheries 
Eggs and larvaeQuantity: number of samples = 219