Cruise inventory

FRV Scotia 0888S

Cruise summary report

Cruise Info. 
Ship name (ship code)FRV Scotia (749S)
Cruise identifier0888S
Cruise period1988-08-03 — 1988-08-23
StatusCompleted
Port of departureAberdeen, United Kingdom
Port of returnAberdeen, United Kingdom
PurposeResearch
Objectives1. To undertake a trawling survey in the North Sea.
2. Ocean sampler testing.
Chief scientistAlexander P Robb (Scottish Office Agriculture and Fisheries Department Aberdeen Marine Laboratory)
Cruise reportFRV Scotia 0888S cruise report sc08_88.pdf — access key 'C' (0.09 MB) 
Ocean/sea areas 
GeneralNorth Sea
Norwegian Sea
North East Atlantic Ocean (limit 40W)
SpecificCentral and NW North Sea, Moray Firth, Shetland, East Shetland Basin
Track chartsFRV Scotia 0888S cruise track — sc08_88track.pdf (00 MB) 
Measurements 
Chemical oceanography 
RadioactivityQuantity: number of stations = 1
Biology and fisheries 
ZooplanktonQuantity: number of deployments = 50
Description: test tows of DAFS and Seametrix ocean samplers.
Demersal fishQuantity: number of hauls = 90
Gear researchQuantity: number of deployments = 50
Description: test tows of DAFS and Seametrix ocean samplers.