FRV Scotia 3/70
Cruise summary report
|Ship name (ship code)||FRV Scotia (747S)|
|Cruise period||1970-03-27 — 1970-04-16|
|Port of departure||Aberdeen, United Kingdom|
|Port of return||Aberdeen, United Kingdom|
|Objectives||Recovery of a crurent meter mooring by trawling.
A new mooring was laid in the standard postion.
A current mooring was laid in Irvine Bay and left for 10 days before recovery.
Drogue tracking was carried on in Kilbronnan Sound and to the east of Arran.
Hydrographic stations and plankton hauls were made in those areas as well as in Irvine Bay.
|Chief scientist||John H Steele (Department of Agriculture and Fisheries for Scotland Aberdeen Marine Laboratory)|
|Cruise report||(0.09 MB)|
|General||North East Atlantic Ocean (limit 40W)|
|Specific||Moray Firth and North Minch area|
|Water bottle stations||Quantity: number of stations = 19|
|Current meters||Quantity: 2|
Description: lifted Buoy 1
|Surface drifters/drifting buoys||Description: drogues|
|Trace elements||Quantity: 24|
|Biology and fisheries|
|Primary productivity||Quantity: 6|
Description: carbon 14
|Phytoplankton pigs (eg chlorophyll, fluorescence)||Quantity: 8|
Description: Gulf III type,W.P.3 nets
|Other biological/fisheries measurement||Quantity: 1|
Description: biological oxygen demand