Cruise inventory

FRV Scotia 8/70

Cruise summary report

Cruise Info. 
Ship name (ship code)FRV Scotia (747S)
Cruise identifier8/70
Cruise period1970-10-22 — 1970-11-05
Port of departureAberdeen, United Kingdom
Port of returnAberdeen, United Kingdom
Objectives1. To lay two moorings off the east coast and two in the Fair Isle area.
2. To carry out detailed hydrographic sampling in the Fair Isle area using the C.T.D. recorder.
3. To obtain zooplankton samples and samples of oxygen, nitrate and phosphate at selected positions.
4. Current meter/parachute drogue calibrations.
Chief scientistHarry D Dooley (Department of Agriculture and Fisheries for Scotland Aberdeen Marine Laboratory)
Cruise reportFRV Scotia 8/70 cruise report sc08_70.pdf — access key 'C' (0.08 MB) 
Ocean/sea areas 
GeneralNorth Sea
Physical oceanography 
Water bottle stationsQuantity: number of stations = 40
Description: 2 top & bottom only
Current metersQuantity: 4
Description: lifted Buoy 15
Chemical oceanography 
OxygenQuantity: 4
NitrateQuantity: 4
Biology and fisheries 
ZooplanktonQuantity: 4
Description: W.P.3 nets