Cruise inventory

FRV Scotia 0789S

Cruise summary report

Cruise Info. 
Ship name (ship code)FRV Scotia (749S)
Cruise identifier0789S
Cruise period1989-07-05 — 1989-07-25
StatusCompleted
Port of departureAberdeen, United Kingdom
Port of returnAberdeen, United Kingdom
PurposeResearch
Objectives1. To participate in the ICES coordinated acoustic and midwater trawling survey in the north western North Sea and north of Scotland.
2. To carry out target strength measurements on identified herring traces.
3. To obtain samples of herring for biological analysis.
4. To obtain hydrographic samples for radio caesium monitoring.
Chief scientistEdmund John Simmonds (Scottish Office Agriculture and Fisheries Department Aberdeen Marine Laboratory)
ProjectACOUSTIC SURVEY
Coordinating bodyICES
Cruise reportFRV Scotia 0789S cruise report sc07_89.pdf — access key 'C' (0.07 MB) 
Ocean/sea areas 
GeneralNorth Sea
North East Atlantic Ocean (limit 40W)
SpecificN.W. North Sea/ N. of Scotland
Track chartsFRV Scotia 0789S cruise track — trk3531.html
Measurements 
Chemical oceanography 
RadioactivityQuantity: number of stations = 2
Description: water samples for radio-caesium analysis.
Biology and fisheries 
Pelagic fishQuantity: number of hauls = 26
Description: using a Pelagic Sampling Trawl PT 160.
Acoustic reflection on marine organisms.Quantity: number of observations = 1200
Description: each 15 minutes duration