Cruise inventory

FRV Scotia 1290S_1

Cruise summary report

Cruise Info. 
Ship name (ship code)FRV Scotia (749S)
Cruise identifier1290S_1
Cruise period1990-10-31 — 1990-11-05
StatusCompleted
Port of departureAberdeen, United Kingdom
Port of returnAberdeen, United Kingdom
PurposeTrials
Objectives1. 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 scientistEric W Henderson (Scottish Office Agriculture and Fisheries Department Aberdeen Marine Laboratory)
Cruise reportFRV Scotia 1290S_1 cruise report sc12_90part1.pdf — access key 'C' (0.05 MB) 
Ocean/sea areas 
GeneralNorth Sea
SpecificEast of Aberdeen
Measurements 
Biology and fisheries 
PhytoplanktonDescription: Significant quantities of live and bulk plantkon obtained for use in experiments in the Laboratory.
ZooplanktonDescription: Significant quantities of live and bulk plantkon obtained for use in experiments in the Laboratory.
Gear researchDescription: 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 measurementDescription: Photographs and video of live plankton obtained.