Cruise inventory

FRV Scotia 1189S

Cruise summary report

Cruise Info. 
Ship name (ship code)FRV Scotia (749S)
Cruise identifier1189S
Cruise period1989-10-14 — 1989-10-27
StatusCompleted
Port of departureAberdeen, United Kingdom
Port of returnAberdeen, United Kingdom
PurposeResearch
Objectives1. To complete a plankton survey off the Scottish north and west coasts (Area VIa) as part of the ICES International Herring Larval Surveys.
2. To collect surface temperature and salinity data during the survey.
3. To collect sea water samples for radio-caesium monitoring at selected positions.
4. To carry out trials of an acoustic telemetry system.
5. To carry out comparative trials on sampler avoidance.
Chief scientistJohn Dunn (Scottish Office Agriculture and Fisheries Department Aberdeen Marine Laboratory)
ProjectHERRING LARVAL SURVEY
Coordinating bodyICES
Cruise reportFRV Scotia 1189S cruise report sc11_89.pdf — access key 'C' (0.10 MB) 
Ocean/sea areas 
GeneralNorth Sea
North East Atlantic Ocean (limit 40W)
SpecificNorth and West coasts of Scotland
Track chartsFRV Scotia 1189S cruise track — trk3535.html
Measurements 
Physical oceanography 
Surface measurements underway (T,S)Quantity: number of measurements = 3744
Chemical oceanography 
RadioactivityQuantity: number of samples = 3
Biology and fisheries 
Biochemical measurements (eg lipids, amino acids)
ZooplanktonQuantity: number of hauls = 64
Description: Double Gulf 3
ZooplanktonQuantity: number of deployments = 20
Description: Towed acoustic telemetry system