Cruise inventory

FRV Scotia 0396S

Cruise summary report

Cruise Info. 
Ship name (ship code)FRV Scotia (749S)
Cruise identifier0396S
Cruise period1996-02-07 — 1996-02-26
StatusCompleted
Port of departureAberdeen, United Kingdom
Port of returnAberdeen, United Kingdom
PurposeResearch
ObjectivesTo take part in ICES International Bottom Trawl Survey in the North Sea.
Chief scientistAndrew W Newton (Scottish Office Agriculture Environment and Fisheries Department Aberdeen Marine Laboratory)
ProjectIYFS/IBTS
Coordinating bodyICES
Cruise reportFRV Scotia 0396S cruise report sc03_96.pdf — access key 'C' (0.07 MB) 
Ocean/sea areas 
GeneralNorth Sea
SpecificNorth Sea
Track chartsFRV Scotia 0396S cruise track — trk4196.html
Measurements 
Physical oceanography 
Water bottle stationsQuantity: number of stations = 46
Description: top and bottom
Chemical oceanography 
PhosphateQuantity: number of stations = 46
NitrateQuantity: number of stations = 46
SilicateQuantity: number of stations = 46
Biology and fisheries 
Eggs and larvaeQuantity: number of samples = 58
Description: Herring Larvae caught using Methot trawl.
Pelagic fishQuantity: number of hauls = 45
Description: Trawl hauls
Demersal fishQuantity: number of hauls = 45
Description: Trawl hauls
Geology and geophysics 
Multi-beam echosoundingDescription: Whole cruise Profiling seabed