Cruise inventory

FRV Scotia 1501S

Cruise summary report

Cruise Info. 
Ship name (ship code)FRV Scotia (748S)
Cruise identifier1501S
Cruise period2001-10-05 — 2001-10-19
StatusCompleted
Port of departureAberdeen, United Kingdom
Port of returnAberdeen, United Kingdom
PurposeResearch
Objectives1. To perform a hydrographic survey along the JONSIS standard section in the northern North Sea.
2. To perform hydrographic surveys along the standard Faroe Shetland Channel sections.
3. To service two of the Nordic WOCE ADCP moorings.
4. To recover three moorings deployed by the RRS Discovery (D257).
5. To perform ad-hoc sonar buoy recordings of cetaceans.
6. Repeat wide area CTD survey of Faroe Shetland Channel.
7. Throughout the trip, to carry out experiments on the nutrient analyser system.
8. To carry out benthic sampling at selected Fair Isle Munken stations.
9. To deploy three moorings for Aberdeen University Zoology Department.
Chief scientistGeorge Slesser (Fisheries Research Services Aberdeen Marine Laboratory)
ProjectWOCE, JONSIS and MAIA
Cruise reportFRV Scotia 1501S cruise report sc15_01.pdf — access key 'C' (0.11 MB) 
Ocean/sea areas 
GeneralNorth Sea
North East Atlantic Ocean (limit 40W)
SpecificNorthern North Sea, Faroe Shetland Channel
Measurements 
Physical oceanography 
Surface measurements underway (T,S)Quantity: activity duration in days = 13
Description: Days of thermosalinograph and surface fluorometer measurements
Water bottle stationsQuantity: number of stations = 499
Description: Water bottle stations (salinity, phosphate, Nitrate, silicate and chlorophyll)
CTD stationsQuantity: number of stations = 77
Description: CTD and profiling fluorometer stations
Current profiler (eg ADCP)Quantity: number of stations = 3
Description: Recovered 3 moorings deployed by RRS Discovery during September (ADCPs, miniloggers and S4 current meters)
Chemical oceanography 
PhosphateQuantity: number of stations = 499
Description: Water bottle stations (salinity, phosphate, Nitrate, silicate and chlorophyll)
NitrateQuantity: number of stations = 499
Description: Water bottle stations (salinity, phosphate, Nitrate, silicate and chlorophyll)
SilicateQuantity: number of stations = 499
Description: Water bottle stations (salinity, phosphate, Nitrate, silicate and chlorophyll)
Biology and fisheries 
Phytoplankton pigs (eg chlorophyll, fluorescence)Quantity: number of stations = 77
Description: CTD and profiling fluorometer stations
Phytoplankton pigs (eg chlorophyll, fluorescence)Quantity: activity duration in days = 13
Description: Days of thermosalinograph and surface fluorometer measurements
Phytoplankton pigs (eg chlorophyll, fluorescence)Quantity: number of stations = 499
Description: Water bottle stations (salinity, phosphate, Nitrate, silicate and chlorophyll)
Mammals and reptilesQuantity: activity duration in days = 10
Description: Days of passive acoustic survey for cetaceans using towed hydrophone carried out while steaming between stations
Other biological/fisheries measurementQuantity: activity duration in days = 10
Description: Days of passive acoustic survey for cetaceans using towed hydrophone carried out while steaming between stations
Geology and geophysics 
DredgeQuantity: number of stations = 12
Description: Dredges for coral
Moorings, landers, buoys 
Physical oceanography 
Current profiler (eg ADCP)60° 27' 4" N  4° 22' 29" W — Recovered and re-deployed Nordic WOCE NWSD ADCP mooring
Current profiler (eg ADCP)60° 16' 32" N  4° 19' 58" W — Deployed Nordic WOCE NWSE ADCP mooring
Biology and fisheries 
Mammals and reptiles60° 22' 34" N  4° 17' 36" W — Deployed bottom mounted whale recording hydrophone for cetacean tracking
Mammals and reptiles60° 25' 31" N  4° 27' 41" W — Deployed bottom mounted whale recording hydrophone for cetacean tracking
Mammals and reptiles60° 26' 49" N  4° 22' 43" W — Deployed bottom mounted whale recording hydrophone for cetacean tracking
Data held at BODC 
Series/Profiles 
77  CTD/STD cast
Raw suspended particulate material concentration sensor output
Electrical conductivity of the water column
Vertical spatial coordinates
Raw fluorometer output
Salinity of the water column
Temperature of the water column
Dissolved oxygen parameters in the water column
Raw suspended particulate material concentration sensor output
Electrical conductivity of the water column
Vertical spatial coordinates
Raw fluorometer output
Salinity of the water column
Temperature of the water column
Dissolved oxygen parameters in the water column

BODC idDate/TimeLocationDoc.
5749442001-10-17 18:18 60° 16' 5" N  3° 58' 59" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 574944
5749562001-10-17 19:07 60° 13' 11" N  3° 51' 20" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 574956
5749682001-10-17 20:05 60° 10' 6" N  3° 43' 57" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 574968
5743542001-10-11 06:57 61° 9' 20" N  2° 17' 32" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 574354
5743662001-10-11 12:06 61° 7' 54" N  2° 10' 10" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 574366
5743782001-10-11 13:20 61° 6' 8" N  2° 1' 22" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 574378
5743912001-10-11 14:24 61° 3' 59" N  1° 53' 6" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 574391
5744092001-10-11 15:37 61° 1' 19" N  1° 35' 31" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 574409
5744102001-10-11 16:45 60° 58' 41" N  1° 17' 44" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 574410
5744222001-10-11 17:48 60° 56' 6" N  1° 0' 21" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 574422
5744342001-10-12 12:39 60° 10' 2" N  3° 43' 51" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 574434
5744462001-10-12 13:26 60° 12' 59" N  3° 51' 17" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 574446
5744582001-10-12 14:29 60° 15' 58" N  3° 59' 3" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 574458
5744712001-10-12 15:12 60° 18' 4" N  4° 4' 11" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 574471
5744832001-10-12 16:00 60° 20' 16" N  4° 8' 52" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 574483
5744952001-10-12 17:12 60° 24' 54" N  4° 18' 52" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 574495
5745022001-10-12 18:29 60° 29' 8" N  4° 25' 27" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 574502
5745142001-10-12 20:57 60° 34' 49" N  4° 44' 25" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 574514
5745262001-10-12 23:00 60° 37' 55" N  4° 54' 8" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 574526
5745382001-10-13 00:52 60° 42' 59" N  5° 5' 41" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 574538
5745512001-10-13 16:01 60° 47' 7" N  5° 15' 29" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 574551
5745632001-10-13 17:37 60° 51' 11" N  5° 28' 37" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 574563
5745752001-10-13 20:02 61° 2' 7" N  5° 56' 20" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 574575
5745872001-10-13 22:18 61° 11' 44" N  6° 21' 44" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 574587
5745992001-10-14 11:15 59° 53' 43" N  6° 19' 58" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 574599
5746062001-10-14 15:44 60° 4' 14" N  5° 57' 15" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 574606
5746182001-10-14 17:37 60° 13' 28" N  5° 35' 25" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 574618
5746312001-10-14 20:12 60° 24' 23" N  5° 11' 37" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 574631
5746432001-10-15 12:39 60° 34' 57" N  4° 48' 55" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 574643
5743292001-10-11 01:01 61° 21' 0" N  3° 10' 8" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 574329
5743302001-10-11 03:55 61° 14' 13" N  2° 39' 16" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 574330
5743422001-10-11 05:42 61° 11' 7" N  2° 24' 36" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 574342
5746552001-10-15 17:32 60° 34' 59" N  4° 44' 59" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 574655
5746672001-10-15 20:48 60° 35' 8" N  4° 44' 31" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 574667
5746792001-10-15 23:17 60° 34' 58" N  4° 44' 54" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 574679
5746802001-10-16 01:49 60° 34' 57" N  4° 45' 2" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 574680
5746922001-10-16 03:57 60° 35' 0" N  4° 44' 52" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 574692
5747112001-10-16 10:22 60° 27' 15" N  4° 21' 20" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 574711
5747232001-10-16 11:24 60° 27' 15" N  4° 21' 20" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 574723
5747352001-10-16 12:22 60° 27' 15" N  4° 21' 20" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 574735
5747472001-10-16 13:22 60° 27' 14" N  4° 21' 15" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 574747
5747592001-10-16 14:23 60° 27' 14" N  4° 21' 15" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 574759
5747602001-10-16 15:22 60° 27' 15" N  4° 21' 15" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 574760
5747722001-10-16 16:26 60° 27' 15" N  4° 21' 15" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 574772
5747842001-10-16 17:22 60° 27' 15" N  4° 21' 15" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 574784
5747962001-10-16 18:23 60° 27' 16" N  4° 21' 7" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 574796
5748032001-10-16 19:24 60° 27' 22" N  4° 20' 37" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 574803
5748152001-10-16 20:40 60° 27' 46" N  4° 20' 32" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 574815
5748272001-10-16 22:07 60° 27' 33" N  4° 21' 59" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 574827
5748392001-10-16 23:23 60° 27' 51" N  4° 20' 54" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 574839
5748402001-10-17 01:43 60° 34' 47" N  4° 44' 30" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 574840
5748522001-10-17 04:20 60° 34' 58" N  4° 45' 0" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 574852
5748642001-10-17 06:17 60° 34' 59" N  4° 45' 1" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 574864
5748762001-10-17 09:15 60° 35' 40" N  4° 43' 54" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 574876
5748882001-10-17 11:21 60° 35' 12" N  4° 43' 55" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 574888
5749072001-10-17 13:34 60° 29' 4" N  4° 25' 52" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 574907
5749192001-10-17 15:09 60° 25' 3" N  4° 19' 1" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 574919
5749202001-10-17 16:31 60° 20' 16" N  4° 8' 49" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 574920
5749322001-10-17 17:29 60° 18' 7" N  4° 4' 18" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 574932
5741452001-10-06 20:50 59° 17' 15" N  0° 0' 3" E  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 574145
5741572001-10-06 22:12 59° 16' 52" N  0° 19' 32" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 574157
5741692001-10-06 23:48 59° 16' 49" N  0° 39' 43" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 574169
5741702001-10-07 01:13 59° 16' 54" N  0° 59' 44" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 574170
5741822001-10-07 02:02 59° 16' 50" N  1° 9' 45" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 574182
5741942001-10-07 02:50 59° 16' 50" N  1° 19' 38" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 574194
5742012001-10-07 03:43 59° 16' 59" N  1° 29' 53" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 574201
5742132001-10-07 04:51 59° 16' 53" N  1° 40' 2" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 574213
5742252001-10-07 05:36 59° 17' 6" N  1° 48' 4" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 574225
5742372001-10-07 06:24 59° 17' 7" N  1° 56' 1" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 574237
5742492001-10-07 07:12 59° 17' 13" N  2° 5' 0" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 574249
5742502001-10-07 07:59 59° 16' 59" N  2° 13' 48" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 574250
5742622001-10-10 10:20 61° 59' 56" N  6° 11' 56" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 574262
5742742001-10-10 13:48 61° 53' 59" N  5° 45' 3" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 574274
5742862001-10-10 15:28 61° 49' 30" N  5° 20' 44" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 574286
5742982001-10-10 17:17 61° 41' 50" N  4° 51' 18" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 574298
5743052001-10-10 19:16 61° 35' 13" N  4° 15' 13" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 574305
5743172001-10-10 22:06 61° 27' 43" N  3° 42' 28" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 574317