FRV Scotia 1187S
Cruise summary report
|Ship name (ship code)||FRV Scotia (749S)|
|Cruise period||1987-11-04 — 1987-11-24|
|Port of departure||Aberdeen, United Kingdom|
|Port of return||Greenock, United Kingdom|
|Objectives||1. To carry out an echo integration survey off the north and west coasts of Scotland.
2. To collect biological data from catches of herring and mackerel.
3. To collect water samples for radio caesium monitoring.
4. To record sea water temperatures and salinities in the survey area and to work hydrographic sections on the north-west shelf.
5. To locate a hydrographic mooring at 57 59.3'N, 1 19.7'W and to replace the missing buoy.
|Chief scientist||Peter Hopkins (Department of Agriculture and Fisheries for Scotland Aberdeen Marine Laboratory)|
|Cruise report||(0.09 MB)|
Inner Seas off the West Coast of Scotland
North East Atlantic Ocean (limit 40W)
|Specific||NW North Sea, north coast of Scotland, west of Outer Hebrides, Minches, Stanton Banks|
|Surface measurements underway (T,S)|
|Water bottle stations||Quantity: number of stations = 26|
Description: surface salinity only
|Radioactivity||Quantity: number of stations = 4|
Description: water samples for radio caesium analysis.
|Biology and fisheries|
|Pelagic fish||Quantity: number of hauls = 20|
Description: distribution, biomass determination
|Acoustic reflection on marine organisms.|