Cruise inventory

FRV Scotia 1397S_1

Cruise summary report

Cruise Info. 
Ship name (ship code)FRV Scotia (749S)
Cruise identifier1397S_1
Cruise period1997-10-20 — 1997-10-22
StatusCompleted
Port of departureAberdeen, United Kingdom
Port of returnAberdeen, United Kingdom
PurposeResearch
Objectives1. To sample sediments at two locations in the vicinity of the Captain Field and from the wider area trawl sites.
2. To trawl for Nephrops and other fish species in and around the same locations.
Chief scientistAlistair D McIntosh (Fisheries Research Services Aberdeen Marine Laboratory)
Cruise reportFRV Scotia 1397S_1 cruise report sc13_97part1.pdf — access key 'C' (0.11 MB) 
Ocean/sea areas 
GeneralNorth Sea
SpecificMoray Firth, Captain Field
Track chartsFRV Scotia 1397S_1 cruise track — sc13_97s_part1track.pdf (00 MB) 
Measurements 
Chemical oceanography 
Other chemical oceanographic measurementsQuantity: number of samples = 96
Description: sediment samples for hydrocarbon analysis.
Biology and fisheries 
Demersal fishDescription: trawling for locally available comercially exploited species for hydrocarbon analysis.
CrustaceansDescription: trawling for locally available comercially exploited species for hydrocarbon analysis.
Geology and geophysics 
Core - soft bottomQuantity: number of cores = 8
Description: Core samples split into 2cm profiles.