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FRV Scotia 0796S

Cruise summary report

Cruise Info. 
Ship name (ship code)FRV Scotia (749S)
Cruise identifier0796S
Cruise period1996-04-29 — 1996-05-07
Port of departureAberdeen, United Kingdom
Port of returnAberdeen, United Kingdom
ObjectivesTo determine the distribution, development and physiological states of larval haddock in relation to the oceanographic features of the northern North Sea,
Chief scientistMike R Heath (Scottish Office Agriculture Environment and Fisheries Department Aberdeen Marine Laboratory)
Coordinating bodyEC
Cruise reportFRV Scotia 0796S cruise report sc07_96.pdf — access key 'C' (0.07 MB) 
Ocean/sea areas 
GeneralNorth Sea
North East Atlantic Ocean (limit 40W)
SpecificNE Atlantic, N North Sea
Track chartsFRV Scotia 0796S cruise track — trk4251.html
Physical oceanography 
Surface measurements underway (T,S)Quantity: number of stations = 30
Water bottle stationsQuantity: number of stations = 52
Description: Surface S only
CTD stationsQuantity: number of stations = 30
Transparency (eg transmissometer)Quantity: number of stations = 30
Description: Fluorometer
Optics (eg underwater light levels)Quantity: number of stations = 30
Description: Light sensor
Chemical oceanography 
PhosphateQuantity: number of stations = 30
NitrateQuantity: number of stations = 30
AmmoniaQuantity: number of stations = 26
SilicateQuantity: number of stations = 30
Biology and fisheries 
Phytoplankton pigs (eg chlorophyll, fluorescence)Quantity: number of samples = 30
Description: Surface Chlorophyll samples
PhytoplanktonQuantity: number of stations = 30
Description: Samples in Lugols
ZooplanktonQuantity: number of stations = 30
Description: Stations, 4 depth layers
Eggs and larvaeQuantity: number of stations = 30
Description: Stations
Incident radiationQuantity: activity duration in days = 7
Description: hourly average irradiance