FRV Scotia 1290S_1
Cruise summary report
|Ship name (ship code)||FRV Scotia (749S)|
|Cruise period||1990-10-31 — 1990-11-05|
|Port of departure||Aberdeen, United Kingdom|
|Port of return||Aberdeen, United Kingdom|
|Objectives||1. To carry out a series of engineering tests and trials on a range of sampling and monitoring equipment.
2. To carry out an evaluation of new sonar equipment.
3. To train staff and students on use of equipment.
|Chief scientist||Eric W Henderson (Scottish Office Agriculture and Fisheries Department Aberdeen Marine Laboratory)|
|Cruise report||(0.05 MB)|
|Specific||East of Aberdeen|
|Biology and fisheries|
|Phytoplankton||Description: Significant quantities of live and bulk plantkon obtained for use in experiments in the Laboratory.|
|Zooplankton||Description: Significant quantities of live and bulk plantkon obtained for use in experiments in the Laboratory.|
|Gear research||Description: Testing of a new CTD frame, SeaBird CTD system at a range of speeds, optical plankton counter at a range of speeds and evaluation of new sonar equipment.|
|Other biological/fisheries measurement||Description: Photographs and video of live plankton obtained.|