Cruise inventory

FRV Scotia 3/70

Cruise summary report

Cruise Info. 
Ship name (ship code)FRV Scotia (747S)
Cruise identifier3/70
Cruise period1970-03-27 — 1970-04-16
StatusCompleted
Port of departureAberdeen, United Kingdom
Port of returnAberdeen, United Kingdom
ObjectivesRecovery 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 scientistJohn H Steele (Department of Agriculture and Fisheries for Scotland Aberdeen Marine Laboratory)
Cruise reportFRV Scotia 3/70 cruise report sc03_70.pdf — access key 'C' (0.09 MB) 
Ocean/sea areas 
GeneralNorth East Atlantic Ocean (limit 40W)
SpecificMoray Firth and North Minch area
Measurements 
Physical oceanography 
Water bottle stationsQuantity: number of stations = 19
Current metersQuantity: 2
Description: lifted Buoy 1
Surface drifters/drifting buoysDescription: drogues
Chemical oceanography 
OxygenQuantity: 2
NitrateQuantity: 17
Trace elementsQuantity: 24
Biology and fisheries 
Primary productivityQuantity: 6
Description: carbon 14
Phytoplankton pigs (eg chlorophyll, fluorescence)Quantity: 8
ZooplanktonQuantity: 32
Description: Gulf III type,W.P.3 nets
Other biological/fisheries measurementQuantity: 1
Description: biological oxygen demand