Cruise inventory

FRV Scotia 7/69

Cruise summary report

Cruise Info. 
Ship name (ship code)FRV Scotia (747S)
Cruise identifier7/69
Cruise period1969-08-07 — 1969-08-27
StatusCompleted
Port of departureAberdeen, United Kingdom
Port of returnAberdeen, United Kingdom
PurposeResearch
Objectives1. To lay and maintain three current meter moorings at 2, 10 and 20 miles off the River Ythan and to recover them at the end of the cruise.
2. To carry out additional current measurements using radio dhans, a direct reading current meter and rhodamins B dye.
3. To continuously monitor the surface chemical distribution.
4. To measure the zooplankton distribution by means of Gulf III oblique hauls and phytoplankton at 3m depth by sedimentation samples.
Chief scientistHarry D Dooley (Department of Agriculture and Fisheries for Scotland Aberdeen Marine Laboratory)
Cruise reportFRV Scotia 7/69 cruise report sc07_69.pdf — access key 'C' (0.11 MB) 
Ocean/sea areas 
GeneralNorth Sea
Measurements 
Physical oceanography 
Water bottle stationsQuantity: number of stations = 56
Surface drifters/drifting buoysDescription: parach.drogue/curr.cross/bottom
Sea level (inc. bot. press., inverted echosounder)Description: moored ocean.station
Chemical oceanography 
Silicate
Biology and fisheries 
Phytoplankton pigs (eg chlorophyll, fluorescence)Quantity: 34