Cruise inventory

FRV Scotia 0992S

Cruise summary report

Cruise Info. 
Ship name (ship code)FRV Scotia (749S)
Cruise identifier0992S
Cruise period1992-07-13 — 1992-07-31
StatusCompleted
Port of departureAberdeen, United Kingdom
Port of returnAberdeen, United Kingdom
PurposeResearch
Objectives1. To participate in an ICES - coordinated acoustic and mid-water trawling survey in the north western North Sea and north of Scotland.
2. To obtain samples of herring for biological analysis.
Chief scientistEdmund John Simmonds (Scottish Office Agriculture and Fisheries Department Aberdeen Marine Laboratory)
ProjectHerring Acoustic survey
Coordinating bodyICES
Cruise reportFRV Scotia 0992S cruise report sc09_92.pdf — access key 'C' (0.08 MB) 
Ocean/sea areas 
GeneralNorth Sea
North East Atlantic Ocean (limit 40W)
SpecificNorth western North Sea of Scotland
Track chartsFRV Scotia 0992S cruise track — trk3876.html
Measurements 
Physical oceanography 
Surface measurements underway (T,S)Quantity: activity duration in days = 18
Biology and fisheries 
Pelagic fishQuantity: number of hauls = 23
Description: trawls
Demersal fishQuantity: number of hauls = 23
Description: trawls
Geology and geophysics 
Multi-beam echosoundingQuantity: activity duration in days = 18
Description: 38, 120, 200 k hz
Single channel seismic reflectionQuantity: activity duration in days = 18
Description: Roxanne sea bed sediments