Cruise inventory

FRV Scotia 1289S

Cruise summary report

Cruise Info. 
Ship name (ship code)FRV Scotia (749S)
Cruise identifier1289S
Cruise period1989-11-02 — 1989-11-21
Port of departureAberdeen, United Kingdom
Port of returnAberdeen, United Kingdom
Objectives1. To carry out a survey of 0- and 1-group mackerel.
2. To monitor sea surface temperature and salinity throughout the survey.
3. To collect water samples for radio caesium monitoring.
Chief scientistMartin Walsh (Scottish Office Agriculture and Fisheries Department Aberdeen Marine Laboratory)
Cruise reportFRV Scotia 1289S cruise report sc12_89.pdf — access key 'C' (0.15 MB) 
Ocean/sea areas 
GeneralEnglish Channel
North East Atlantic Ocean (limit 40W)
SpecificCape Wrath and Pentland Firth
Track chartsFRV Scotia 1289S cruise track — trk3536.html
Physical oceanography 
Surface measurements underway (T,S)Description: run throughout cruise
Chemical oceanography 
RadioactivityQuantity: number of samples = 2
Description: water samples for radio-caesium analysis.
Biology and fisheries 
Pelagic fishQuantity: number of hauls = 54