Cruise inventory

FRV Scotia 0398S

Cruise summary report

Cruise Info. 
Ship name (ship code)FRV Scotia (749S)
Cruise identifier0398S
Cruise period1998-02-14 — 1998-03-06
StatusCompleted
Port of departureAberdeen, United Kingdom
Port of returnAberdeen, United Kingdom
PurposeResearch
Objectives1. Demersal trawling survey of the grounds off the north and west coast of Scotland and Irish Sea.
2. To obtain nephrops samples from the Little Halibut Bank area.
Chief scientistKenneth A Coull (Fisheries Research Services Aberdeen Marine Laboratory)
Cruise reportFRV Scotia 0398S cruise report sc03_98.pdf — access key 'C' (0.15 MB) 
Ocean/sea areas 
GeneralNorth Sea
Irish Sea and St. George's Channel
North East Atlantic Ocean (limit 40W)
SpecificNorth and west coasts of Scotland
Track chartsFRV Scotia 0398S cruise track — trk4318.html
Measurements 
Chemical oceanography 
RadioactivityQuantity: number of samples = 2
Description: Samples for Caesium analysis
Contamination 
Other contaminant measurementsQuantity: number of hauls = 4
Description: Hauls for polluted neprops
Biology and fisheries 
Pelagic fishQuantity: number of hauls = 55
Description: Trawl hauls
Demersal fishQuantity: number of hauls = 55
Description: Trawl hauls