Cruise inventory

MV Resolution

Cruise summary report

Cruise Info. 
Ship name (ship code)MV Resolution (74E8)
Cruise period1988-09-02 — 1988-09-29
Port of departureAberdeen, United Kingdom
Port of returnAberdeen, United Kingdom
Objectives1. To take part in the ICES co-ordinated International Herring Larval Surveys in the Buchan, Orkney-Shetland and west of Scotland areas.
2. To collect surface temperature and salinity data over the three ICES survey aeas.
3. To remove and count all herring and other fish larvae from the plankton samples collected during the surveys.
Chief scientistPaul W Rankine (Scottish Office Agriculture and Fisheries Department Aberdeen Marine Laboratory)
ProjectHerring Larval Survey
Coordinating bodyICES
Cruise reportMV Resolution  cruise report resolution_sep88.pdf — access key 'C' (0.10 MB) 
Ocean/sea areas 
GeneralNorth Atlantic Ocean
North Sea
Inner Seas off the West Coast of Scotland
Track chartsMV Resolution  cruise track — resolution_sep88track.pdf (0.03 MB) 
Physical oceanography 
Surface measurements underway (T,S)Quantity: track kilometres = 7038
Water bottle stationsQuantity: number of stations = 200
Description: T surface only
Biology and fisheries 
ZooplanktonQuantity: 385
Eggs and larvaeQuantity: 385
Description: distribution