Cruise inventory

FRV Scotia 0497S

Cruise summary report

Cruise Info. 
Ship name (ship code)FRV Scotia (749S)
Cruise identifier0497S
Cruise period1997-03-21 — 1997-04-04
StatusCompleted
Port of departureAberdeen, United Kingdom
Port of returnAberdeen, United Kingdom
Objectives1. To perform hydrographic surveys along the standard Faroe-Shetland Channel sections.
2. To attempt recovery of the single NWOCE ADCP mooring at the shelf edge west of Shetland.
3. To deploy a deepwater ADCP mooring near the centre of the Faroe-Shetland Channel.
4. To deploy and recover an experimental benthic lander and camera system at various locations west of Shetland.
5. To perform repeat ADCP sections in conjunction with satellite altimeter over-flights.
6. To perform experimental deep water trawls northwest of Shetland.
7. To perform hydrographic surveys along the JONSIS standard section and in the northern North Sea if time permits.
8. To collect the Fair Isle caesium sample.
Chief scientistBill Turrell (Scottish Office Agriculture Environment and Fisheries Department Aberdeen Marine Laboratory)
Cruise reportFRV Scotia 0497S cruise report sc04_97.pdf — access key 'C' (0.16 MB) 
Ocean/sea areas 
GeneralNorth Sea
North East Atlantic Ocean (limit 40W)
SpecificNE Atlantic, Faroe-Shetland Channel, Northern North Sea
Track chartsFRV Scotia 0497S cruise track — trk4279.html
Measurements 
Physical oceanography 
CTD stationsQuantity: number of stations = 42
Description: SBE CTD/Rosette Stations
Subsurface temperature and salinity measurementsDescription: +B02 Fluorescence, throughout
Current profiler (eg ADCP)Description: Throughout VM ADCP
Current profiler (eg ADCP)
Other physical oceanographic measurements
Other physical oceanographic measurementsQuantity: number of deployments = 2
Description: AUDOS Benthic Lander deployed and recovered twice.
Chemical oceanography 
PhosphateQuantity: number of samples = 6
NitrateQuantity: number of samples = 6
SilicateQuantity: number of samples = 36
Radioactivity
Biology and fisheries 
Phytoplankton pigs (eg chlorophyll, fluorescence)Quantity: number of samples = 12
Description: Chlorophyll
Phytoplankton pigs (eg chlorophyll, fluorescence)Description: +B02 Fluorescence, throughout
Demersal fishQuantity: number of hauls = 2
Description: Deepwater trawls
Exploratory fishingQuantity: number of hauls = 2
Description: Deepwater trawls
Moorings, landers, buoys 
Physical oceanography 
Current profiler (eg ADCP)60° 25' 0" N  4° 22' 0" W — 1 ADCP, 1 ACM deployed 0900 29.3.97
Data held at BODC 
Series/Profiles 
42  CTD/STD cast
Electrical conductivity of the water column
Vertical spatial coordinates
Salinity of the water column
Temperature of the water column
Reference numbers
Electrical conductivity of the water column
Vertical spatial coordinates
Salinity of the water column
Temperature of the water column
Reference numbers

BODC idDate/TimeLocationDoc.
4805551997-03-22 07:36 59° 17' 8" N  0° 0' 13" E  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 480555
4805671997-03-22 09:09 59° 16' 49" N  0° 19' 58" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 480567
4805791997-03-22 10:28 59° 16' 51" N  0° 40' 0" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 480579
4805801997-03-22 11:54 59° 16' 51" N  0° 59' 52" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 480580
4805921997-03-22 12:48 59° 16' 49" N  1° 10' 1" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 480592
4806111997-03-22 13:37 59° 17' 1" N  1° 20' 4" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 480611
4806231997-03-22 14:28 59° 17' 3" N  1° 30' 9" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 480623
4806351997-03-22 15:13 59° 17' 1" N  1° 40' 8" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 480635
4806471997-03-22 16:00 59° 17' 9" N  1° 48' 2" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 480647
4806591997-03-22 16:41 59° 17' 12" N  1° 55' 9" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 480659
4806601997-03-22 17:38 59° 17' 16" N  2° 4' 43" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 480660
4806721997-03-22 18:28 59° 17' 4" N  2° 13' 32" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 480672
4806841997-03-23 10:34 60° 56' 17" N  0° 59' 9" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 480684
4806961997-03-23 11:57 60° 58' 40" N  1° 17' 30" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 480696
4807031997-03-23 13:13 61° 1' 23" N  1° 35' 22" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 480703
4807151997-03-23 14:32 61° 4' 1" N  1° 53' 1" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 480715
4807271997-03-23 15:31 61° 5' 55" N  2° 1' 36" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 480727
4807391997-03-23 16:33 61° 7' 58" N  2° 9' 58" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 480739
4807401997-03-23 17:56 61° 9' 12" N  2° 16' 59" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 480740
4807521997-03-23 19:09 61° 11' 3" N  2° 24' 54" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 480752
4807641997-03-23 21:00 61° 14' 7" N  2° 39' 38" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 480764
4807761997-03-23 23:45 61° 21' 1" N  3° 9' 43" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 480776
4807881997-03-24 02:50 61° 27' 55" N  3° 41' 55" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 480788
4808071997-03-24 05:46 61° 35' 1" N  4° 15' 21" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 480807
4808191997-03-24 08:41 61° 42' 0" N  4° 51' 2" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 480819
4808201997-03-24 10:35 61° 48' 56" N  5° 20' 44" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 480820
4808321997-03-24 12:08 61° 53' 56" N  5° 45' 4" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 480832
4808441997-03-24 14:00 61° 59' 52" N  6° 12' 7" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 480844
4808561997-03-24 18:43 61° 12' 2" N  6° 21' 58" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 480856
4808681997-03-24 20:34 61° 2' 2" N  5° 57' 2" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 480868
4808811997-03-24 22:39 60° 51' 1" N  5° 28' 52" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 480881
4808931997-03-25 09:13 60° 47' 8" N  5° 15' 19" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 480893
4809001997-03-25 11:11 60° 42' 46" N  5° 5' 57" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 480900
4809121997-03-27 17:43 60° 37' 48" N  4° 53' 3" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 480912
4809241997-03-27 19:40 60° 34' 56" N  4° 44' 57" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 480924
4809361997-03-27 21:54 60° 28' 54" N  4° 26' 10" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 480936
4809481997-03-28 20:30 60° 24' 47" N  4° 19' 24" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 480948
4809611997-03-28 22:15 60° 20' 4" N  4° 6' 49" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 480961
4809731997-03-28 23:02 60° 18' 1" N  4° 4' 22" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 480973
4809851997-03-29 20:02 60° 15' 58" N  3° 58' 49" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 480985
4809971997-03-29 21:00 60° 13' 0" N  3° 51' 26" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 480997
4810001997-03-29 21:50 60° 9' 58" N  3° 43' 56" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 481000