Cruise inventory

FRV Scotia 0188S

Cruise summary report

Cruise Info. 
Ship name (ship code)FRV Scotia (749S)
Cruise identifier0188S
Cruise period1988-01-08 — 1988-01-26
Port of departureAberdeen, United Kingdom
Port of returnAberdeen, United Kingdom
Objectives1. To recover 13 current meter moorings in the North Sea and west of Orkney and Shetland Islands.
2. To do associated hydrography as part of the ACE project.
3. To study the vertical profile of the Fair Isle current using drogues.
4. To collect water samples for radio-caesium analysis.
Chief scientistJ H Anthony Martin (Department of Agriculture and Fisheries for Scotland Aberdeen Marine Laboratory)
ProjectProject Ace
Coordinating bodyDAFS
Cruise reportFRV Scotia 0188S cruise report sc01_88.pdf — access key 'C' (0.06 MB) 
Ocean/sea areas 
GeneralNorth Atlantic Ocean
North Sea
SpecificNW North Sea, west of Orkney and Shetland, Fair Isle Channel
Track chartsFRV Scotia 0188S cruise track — sc01_88track.pdf (0.02 MB) 
Physical oceanography 
Surface measurements underway (T,S)
Water bottle stationsQuantity: number of stations = 61
Current metersDescription: 13 moorings recovered; 80 days
Sea level (inc. bot. press., inverted echosounder)Description: 2 locations; 97 days
Chemical oceanography 
RadioactivityQuantity: number of stations = 3