Cruise inventory

FRV Scotia 1593S

Cruise summary report

Cruise Info. 
Ship name (ship code)FRV Scotia (749S)
Cruise identifier1593S
Cruise period1993-11-17 — 1993-12-07
StatusCompleted
Port of departureAberdeen, United Kingdom
Port of returnAberdeen, United Kingdom
PurposeResearch
Objectives1. To carry out a survey for 0- and 1-group mackerel.
2. To lay a single string current meter mooring at 59º 55'N 05º 00'W (to be recovered during 0194S).
3. To measure the impact of the Braer oil spill on common dab at selected stations around Shetland including those areas where elevated hydrocarbons in the sediment have been reported.
Chief scientistMartin Walsh (Scottish Office Agriculture and Fisheries Department Aberdeen Marine Laboratory)
Cruise reportFRV Scotia 1593S cruise report sc15_93.pdf — access key 'C' (0.18 MB) 
Ocean/sea areas 
GeneralNorth Atlantic Ocean
North East Atlantic Ocean (limit 40W)
Specificwest coasts of Ireland and Scotland
Track chartsFRV Scotia 1593S cruise track — trk4063.html
Measurements 
Physical oceanography 
Surface measurements underway (T,S)Description: throughout cruise at 3m
Current metersQuantity: number of stations = 1
Description: 3 deployed
Biology and fisheries 
Pelagic fishQuantity: number of hauls = 47
Description: trawl hauls GOV
Demersal fish
Moorings, landers, buoys 
Physical oceanography 
Current meters59° 52' 0" N  5° 2' 59" W — ACM's at 53,141 & 226m, depl. 20.11.93 due for rec. 25.1.94