Cruise inventory

British Viking BV0987

Cruise summary report

Cruise Info. 
Ship name (ship code)British Viking (74VB)
Cruise identifierBV0987
Cruise period1987-09-08 — 1987-09-28
Port of departureFraserburgh, United Kingdom
Port of returnAberdeen, United Kingdom
Objectives1. To participate in the ICES International Herring Larval Survey in ICES Divisions Iva(N) and Iva.
2. To obtain hydrographic and plankton samples as part of a study on herring larval patch ecology.
Duplicate roscop no 3364.
Chief scientistPaul W Rankine (Department of Agriculture and Fisheries for Scotland Aberdeen Marine Laboratory)
ProjectHerring Larval Survey
Coordinating bodyICES
Cruise reportBritish Viking BV0987 cruise report british_viking_8sep87.pdf — access key 'C' (0.11 MB) 
Ocean/sea areas 
GeneralNorth Atlantic Ocean
North Sea
Inner Seas off the West Coast of Scotland
Track chartsBritish Viking BV0987 cruise track — trk3364a.html British Viking BV0987 cruise track — trk3364b.html British Viking BV0987 cruise track — trk3580a.html British Viking BV0987 cruise track — trk3580b.html
Physical oceanography 
Surface measurements underway (T,S)Description: whole cruise
Water bottle stationsQuantity: number of stations = 3
Chemical oceanography 
PhosphateQuantity: 3
NitrateQuantity: 3
Biology and fisheries 
Phytoplankton pigs (eg chlorophyll, fluorescence)Quantity: 3
Eggs and larvaeQuantity: 237
Description: tows dutch gulf 3