Cruise inventory

FRV Scotia 1596S

Cruise summary report

Cruise Info. 
Ship name (ship code)FRV Scotia (749S)
Cruise identifier1596S
Cruise period1996-09-02 — 1996-09-15
Port of departureAberdeen, United Kingdom
Port of returnAberdeen, United Kingdom
ObjectivesTo undertake a demersal survey on Rockall Plateau.
Chief scientistAndrew W Newton (Scottish Office Agriculture Environment and Fisheries Department Aberdeen Marine Laboratory)
Cruise reportFRV Scotia 1596S cruise report sc15_96.pdf — access key 'C' (0.09 MB) 
Ocean/sea areas 
GeneralNorth East Atlantic Ocean (limit 40W)
SpecificAtlantic, Rockall Plateau
Track chartsFRV Scotia 1596S cruise track — trk4259.html
Physical oceanography 
Surface measurements underway (T,S)Quantity: activity duration in days = 12
Biology and fisheries 
BirdsQuantity: activity duration in days = 12
Description: Days
Demersal fishQuantity: number of hauls = 41
Description: Trawl Hauls
Other biological/fisheries measurementQuantity: activity duration in days = 12
Description: Days
Geology and geophysics 
Single-beam echosoundingQuantity: activity duration in hours = 138
Description: RoxAnn