Cruise inventory

FRV Scotia 0101S

Cruise summary report

Cruise Info. 
Ship name (ship code)FRV Scotia (748S)
Cruise identifier0101S
Cruise period2001-01-05 — 2001-01-14
StatusCompleted
Port of departureAberdeen, United Kingdom
Port of returnAberdeen, United Kingdom
PurposeResearch
Objectives1. To undertake water, sediment and biological sampling for the National Marine Monitoring Programme (NMMP).
2. To sample plaice for biological effect studies.
3. To collect plaice for transfer to Aultbea.
4. To collect and undertake storage experiments on haddock for sensory assessment.
5. To collect water samples for hydrographic studies.
Chief scientistPamela Simpson (Fisheries Research Services Aberdeen Marine Laboratory)
ProjectUK National Marine Monitoring Programme
Coordinating bodyEnvironment Agency
Cruise reportFRV Scotia 0101S cruise report sc01_01.pdf — access key 'C' (0.07 MB) 
Ocean/sea areas 
GeneralNorth Sea
Inner Seas off the West Coast of Scotland
Irish Sea and St. George's Channel
North East Atlantic Ocean (limit 40W)
SpecificMontrose Bank, 110 Mile Hole, Moray Firth, the Minches, Clyde and Solway Firth
Track chartsFRV Scotia 0101S cruise track — trk4496.html
Measurements 
Physical oceanography 
CTD stationsQuantity: number of stations = 94
Description: 35 Water sampling for NMMP, Analysis on-shore.
Chemical oceanography 
PhosphateQuantity: number of stations = 6
Description: Water sampling for NMMP, Analysis on-shore.
PhosphateQuantity: number of samples = 87
Description: Surface water intakes. Scottish Coastal Eutrophication Assesment survey. Analysis on-shore.
NitrateQuantity: number of stations = 6
Description: Water sampling for NMMP, Analysis on-shore.
NitrateQuantity: number of samples = 87
Description: Surface water intakes. Scottish Coastal Eutrophication Assesment survey. Analysis on-shore.
NitriteQuantity: number of samples = 87
Description: Surface water intakes. Scottish Coastal Eutrophication Assesment survey. Analysis on-shore.
NitriteQuantity: number of stations = 6
Description: Water sampling for NMMP, Analysis on-shore.
SilicateQuantity: number of samples = 87
Description: Surface water intakes. Scottish Coastal Eutrophication Assesment survey. Analysis on-shore.
SilicateQuantity: number of stations = 6
Description: Water sampling for NMMP, Analysis on-shore.
AlkalinityQuantity: number of stations = 6
Description: Water sampling for NMMP, Analysis on-shore.
Biology and fisheries 
Biochemical measurements (eg lipids, amino acids)Quantity: number of hauls = 29
Description: Sampling of Plaice for metal, hydrocarbon, CB and biological effect measurements. Analysis on-shore. Sampling of Haddock for sensory assesment, analysis on-shore.
Other biological/fisheries measurementQuantity: number of hauls = 29
Description: Sampling of Plaice for metal, hydrocarbon, CB and biological effect measurements. Analysis on-shore. Sampling of Haddock for sensory assesment, analysis on-shore.
Geology and geophysics 
GrabQuantity: number of samples = 70
Description: Day grab sampling of sediment at NMMP sites. Collection of sediment for metal, hydrocarbon, CB and bentic analysis. Analysis on-shore.
GrabQuantity: number of samples = 57
Description: Day grab sampling of sediment along a track from 59 47 00N 01 38 00W to 57 44 048N 03 45 166W for hydrocarbon analysis, Analysis on-shore.