FRV Scotia 1185S
Cruise summary report
|Ship name (ship code)||FRV Scotia (749S)|
|Cruise period||1985-11-01 — 1985-11-21|
|Port of departure||Aberdeen, United Kingdom|
|Port of return||Aberdeen, United Kingdom|
|Objectives||1. To carry out a dual frequency echointegration and midwater trawling survey of the north and west coast of Scotland.
2. To collect hydrographic data and plankton samples from selected areas.
3. To collect biological data and samples from catches of herring and mackerel.
4. To collect water samples for radio caesium analysis.
|Chief scientist||Mike R Heath (Department of Agriculture and Fisheries for Scotland Aberdeen Marine Laboratory)|
|Cruise report||(0.17 MB)|
|General||Inner Seas off the West Coast of Scotland|
North East Atlantic Ocean (limit 40W)
|Specific||Orkney, Minches, west of Outer Hebrides, St Kilda, north of Scotland, Pentland Firth|
|Surface measurements underway (T,S)|
|Water bottle stations||Quantity: number of stations = 14|
|CTD stations||Quantity: number of stations = 14|
|Radioactivity||Quantity: number of samples = 2|
|Biology and fisheries|
|Phytoplankton pigs (eg chlorophyll, fluorescence)||Quantity: number of stations = 14|
|Eggs and larvae||Quantity: number of stations = 13|
Description: Gulf III high speed sampler.