Cruise inventory

FRV Scotia 1390S

Cruise summary report

Cruise Info. 
Ship name (ship code)FRV Scotia (749S)
Cruise identifier1390S
Cruise period1990-11-28 — 1990-12-18
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 1390S cruise report sc13_90.pdf — access key 'C' (0.15 MB) 
Ocean/sea areas 
GeneralNorth East Atlantic Ocean (limit 40W)
SpecificWest of Scotland and England
Track chartsFRV Scotia 1390S cruise track — trk3660a.html FRV Scotia 1390S cruise track — trk3660b.html FRV Scotia 1390S cruise track — trk3660c.html
Physical oceanography 
Surface measurements underway (T,S)Description: all days of trip
Chemical oceanography 
RadioactivityDescription: water samples for radio-caesium monitoring.
Biology and fisheries 
Pelagic fishQuantity: number of hauls = 56
Description: trawl hauls