Cruise inventory

FRV Scotia 1900S

Cruise summary report

Cruise Info. 
Ship name (ship code)FRV Scotia (748S)
Cruise identifier1900S
Cruise period2000-12-07 — 2000-12-21
StatusCompleted
Port of departureAberdeen, United Kingdom
Port of returnAberdeen, United Kingdom
PurposeResearch
Objectives1. To conduct routine hydrographic sampling at stations along the standard JONSIS, Fair Isle-Munken and Nolso-Flugga survey lines.
2. To conduct plankton and hydrographic sampling with ARIES in the Faroe Shetland Channel.
3. To conduct plankton and hydrographic sampling with ARIES at stations towards Rockall and the Iceland Basin.
4. To collect data on the abundance of cetaceans along the cruise track using towed hydrophone arrays.
Chief scientistMike R Heath (Fisheries Research Services Aberdeen Marine Laboratory)
Cruise reportFRV Scotia 1900S cruise report sc19_00.pdf — access key 'C' (0.36 MB) 
Ocean/sea areas 
GeneralNorth Atlantic Ocean
North Sea
Inner Seas off the West Coast of Scotland
SpecificNorthwestern North Sea, Faroe Shetland Channel, Rockall Plateau and Rockall Trough
Track chartsFRV Scotia 1900S cruise track — trk4505a.html FRV Scotia 1900S cruise track — trk4505b.html
Measurements 
Physical oceanography 
CTD stationsQuantity: number of profiles = 42
Description: Seabird 911+ CTD, Nutrient samples at standard dephs.
Subsurface temperature and salinity measurementsQuantity: activity duration in days = 15
Description: Seabird Thermosalinograph and SeaTech Fluorometer.
Chemical oceanography 
PhosphateQuantity: number of samples = 907
Description: Water collected at 20 stations using ARIES
PhosphateQuantity: number of profiles = 42
Description: Seabird 911+ CTD, Nutrient samples at standard dephs.
NitrateQuantity: number of samples = 907
Description: Water collected at 20 stations using ARIES
NitrateQuantity: number of profiles = 42
Description: Seabird 911+ CTD, Nutrient samples at standard dephs.
SilicateQuantity: number of profiles = 42
Description: Seabird 911+ CTD, Nutrient samples at standard dephs.
SilicateQuantity: number of samples = 907
Description: Water collected at 20 stations using ARIES
Biology and fisheries 
Phytoplankton pigs (eg chlorophyll, fluorescence)Quantity: activity duration in days = 15
Description: Seabird Thermosalinograph and SeaTech Fluorometer.
PhytoplanktonQuantity: number of stations = 20
Description: Optical plankton counter on towed sampler (ARIES)
ZooplanktonQuantity: number of samples = 924
Description: Plankton Net samples at 20 stations using towed serial sampling net on ARIES.
ZooplanktonQuantity: number of stations = 20
Description: Optical plankton counter on towed sampler (ARIES)
Mammals and reptilesQuantity: number of deployments = 18
Description: Passive sonar listening buoy deployments for cetacean monitoring.
Mammals and reptilesQuantity: track kilometres = 1852
Description: Towed hydrophone array to monitor cetaceans.
Data held at BODC 
Series/Profiles 
42  CTD/STD cast
Electrical conductivity of the water column
Vertical spatial coordinates
Salinity of the water column
Temperature of the water column
Electrical conductivity of the water column
Vertical spatial coordinates
Salinity of the water column
Temperature of the water column

BODC idDate/TimeLocationDoc.
5637492000-12-08 02:20 59° 17' 5" N  0° 0' 11" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 563749
5637502000-12-08 03:37 59° 16' 54" N  0° 19' 59" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 563750
5637622000-12-08 04:54 59° 17' 5" N  0° 39' 54" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 563762
5637742000-12-08 06:08 59° 16' 59" N  1° 0' 0" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 563774
5637862000-12-08 06:53 59° 16' 59" N  1° 9' 35" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 563786
5637982000-12-08 07:39 59° 16' 59" N  1° 20' 5" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 563798
5638052000-12-08 08:33 59° 16' 59" N  1° 29' 35" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 563805
5638172000-12-08 09:21 59° 17' 5" N  1° 39' 29" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 563817
5638292000-12-08 10:03 59° 16' 54" N  1° 48' 24" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 563829
5638302000-12-08 10:40 59° 17' 5" N  1° 55' 36" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 563830
5638422000-12-08 11:24 59° 17' 23" N  2° 4' 41" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 563842
5638542000-12-08 12:21 59° 16' 59" N  2° 14' 35" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 563854
5638662000-12-09 08:32 60° 10' 5" N  3° 42' 47" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 563866
5638782000-12-09 09:15 60° 13' 0" N  3° 50' 53" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 563878
5638912000-12-09 10:08 60° 16' 5" N  3° 58' 47" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 563891
5639092000-12-09 10:50 60° 18' 6" N  4° 3' 54" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 563909
5639102000-12-09 11:51 60° 20' 6" N  4° 8' 5" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 563910
5639222000-12-09 13:45 60° 25' 18" N  4° 19' 0" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 563922
5639342000-12-09 15:05 60° 28' 59" N  4° 25' 54" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 563934
5639462000-12-09 19:14 60° 34' 59" N  4° 44' 35" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 563946
5639582000-12-10 07:09 60° 37' 54" N  4° 54' 0" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 563958
5639712000-12-10 09:05 60° 43' 0" N  5° 5' 41" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 563971
5639832000-12-10 12:25 60° 46' 54" N  5° 16' 11" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 563983
5639952000-12-10 14:09 60° 50' 53" N  5° 29' 6" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 563995
5640092000-12-10 16:36 61° 1' 59" N  5° 56' 35" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 564009
5640102000-12-10 18:37 61° 11' 53" N  6° 21' 47" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 564010
5640222000-12-11 00:01 61° 59' 24" N  6° 10' 59" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 564022
5640342000-12-11 01:46 61° 53' 48" N  5° 44' 48" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 564034
5640462000-12-11 03:38 61° 48' 53" N  5° 21' 6" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 564046
5640582000-12-11 05:28 61° 42' 6" N  4° 50' 59" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 564058
5640712000-12-11 08:22 61° 34' 54" N  4° 15' 0" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 564071
5640832000-12-11 12:50 61° 28' 0" N  3° 41' 48" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 564083
5640952000-12-11 19:10 61° 20' 48" N  3° 10' 11" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 564095
5641022000-12-12 01:12 61° 13' 59" N  2° 39' 18" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 564102
5641142000-12-12 09:44 61° 10' 41" N  2° 24' 47" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 564114
5641262000-12-12 11:06 61° 9' 18" N  2° 17' 48" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 564126
5641382000-12-12 12:23 61° 7' 59" N  2° 9' 47" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 564138
5641512000-12-12 13:35 61° 5' 53" N  2° 1' 36" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 564151
5641632000-12-12 14:41 61° 4' 0" N  1° 53' 6" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 564163
5641752000-12-12 16:06 61° 1' 29" N  1° 34' 59" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 564175
5641872000-12-12 17:22 60° 58' 47" N  1° 17' 41" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 564187
5641992000-12-12 18:30 60° 55' 54" N  1° 0' 6" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 564199