Cruise inventory

FRV Scotia 0193S

Cruise summary report

Cruise Info. 
Ship name (ship code)FRV Scotia (749S)
Cruise identifier0193S
Cruise period1993-02-01 — 1993-02-24
StatusCompleted
Port of departureAberdeen, United Kingdom
Port of returnAberdeen, United Kingdom
PurposeResearch
Objectives1. To take part in the ICES International Bottom Trawl Survey in the North Sea.
2. To carry out environmental monitoring in relation to the Braer incident.
Chief scientistAndrew W Newton (Scottish Office Agriculture and Fisheries Department Aberdeen Marine Laboratory)
ProjectIYFS
Coordinating bodyICES
Cruise reportFRV Scotia 0193S cruise report sc01_93.pdf — access key 'C' (0.10 MB) 
Ocean/sea areas 
GeneralNorth Sea
North East Atlantic Ocean (limit 40W)
SpecificNorth Sea
Track chartsFRV Scotia 0193S cruise track — trk3887.html
Measurements 
Physical oceanography 
Subsurface temperature and salinity measurementsQuantity: number of stations = 52
Description: top and bottom temperatures and salinities taken at each trawl station.
Chemical oceanography 
PhosphateQuantity: number of stations = 52
Description: samples taken at each trawling station.
NitrateQuantity: number of stations = 52
Description: samples taken at each trawling station.
SilicateQuantity: number of stations = 52
Description: samples taken at each trawling station.
Contamination 
Petroleum residuesQuantity: activity duration in days = 9
Contaminants in organisms
Biology and fisheries 
BirdsQuantity: activity duration in days = 24
Pelagic fishQuantity: number of hauls = 52
Description: 1 hour tows with GOV gear
Demersal fish
Gear researchQuantity: number of stations = 52
Description: gear instrumentation, bioluminescence, turbidity
Geology and geophysics 
GrabQuantity: number of samples = 60
Description: grab