Cruise inventory

FRV Scotia 1095S

Cruise summary report

Cruise Info. 
Ship name (ship code)FRV Scotia (749S)
Cruise identifier1095S
Cruise period1995-07-08 — 1995-07-27
Port of departureAberdeen, United Kingdom
Port of returnAberdeen, United Kingdom
Objectives1. To participate in an ICES - coordinated acoustic and mid-water trawling survey in the north western North Sea and north of Scotland from 58 to 62N and from 4W to 2E excluding the Faroese waters.
2. To obtain samples of herring for biological analysis, including age, length, maturity and ichthyophonus infection rates.
3. To obtain CTD profiles and sea surface T&S for analysis of herring distribution in relation to the environment.
Chief scientistEdmund John Simmonds (Scottish Office Agriculture Environment and Fisheries Department Aberdeen Marine Laboratory)
ProjectAcoustic and trawl survey for herring
Cruise reportFRV Scotia 1095S cruise report sc10_95.pdf — access key 'C' (0.08 MB) 
Ocean/sea areas 
GeneralNorth Sea
SpecificNorth western North Sea and north of Scotland, excluding Faeroes
Track chartsFRV Scotia 1095S cruise track — trk4190.html
Physical oceanography 
Surface measurements underway (T,S)Description: Surface temperature and salinity readings logged automatically throughout the cruise.
BathythermographQuantity: number of profiles = 54
Description: Drops XBT
CTD stationsQuantity: number of stations = 48
Description: CTD profiles collected at each trawl station and at the end of the survey period each day.
Biology and fisheries 
Pelagic fishQuantity: number of hauls = 39
Description: for identification and biological samples.
Acoustic reflection on marine organisms.Quantity: track kilometres = 1876
Description: Echo Integrator runs, each of 2.5 miles.
Geology and geophysics 
Multi-beam echosoundingQuantity: track kilometres = 1876
Description: Echo Integrator runs, each of 2.5 miles.
Other geological/geophysical measurementsDescription: RoxAnn data was collected throughout the cruise.