FRV Scotia 1388S
Cruise summary report
|Ship name (ship code)||FRV Scotia (749S)|
|Cruise period||1988-12-01 — 1988-12-21|
|Port of departure||Greenock, United Kingdom|
|Port of return||Aberdeen, United Kingdom|
|Objectives||1. To carry out an echointegration 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 surface temperatures and salinities in the survey area.
|Chief scientist||Peter Hopkins (Scottish Office Agriculture and Fisheries Department Aberdeen Marine Laboratory)|
|Cruise report||(0.08 MB)|
|General||Inner Seas off the West Coast of Scotland|
North East Atlantic Ocean (limit 40W)
|Specific||West and north coasts of Scotland, continental shelf west of Scotland|
|Track charts||(0.02 MB)|
|Surface measurements underway (T,S)||Description: continuous throughout the cruise.|
|Water bottle stations||Quantity: number of stations = 25|
Description: S surface only
|Radioactivity||Quantity: number of stations = 3|
Description: water samples for radio-caesium analysis.
|Biology and fisheries|
|Pelagic fish||Quantity: number of hauls = 11|
Description: survey for distribution, biomass determination, population structures
|Acoustic reflection on marine organisms.|