Cruise inventory

FRV Scotia 0102S

Cruise summary report

Cruise Info. 
Ship name (ship code)FRV Scotia (748S)
Cruise identifier0102S
Cruise period2002-01-07 — 2002-01-12
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 collect water samples for hydrographic studies.
Chief scientistPamela Simpson (Fisheries Research Services Aberdeen Marine Laboratory)
Cruise reportFRV Scotia 0102S cruise report sc01_02.pdf — access key 'C' (0.04 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)
SpecificNorth Sea, Minches, outer Clyde, Solway Firth
Measurements 
Physical oceanography 
Surface measurements underway (T,S)Description: Surface measurements from thermosalinograph
Water bottle stationsDescription: Knudsen reversing bottles - water for salinity & nutrient measurements, temperature recorded
Other physical oceanographic measurementsDescription: Knudsen reversing bottles - water for salinity & nutrient measurements, temperature recorded
Chemical oceanography 
PhosphateDescription: Knudsen reversing bottles - water for salinity & nutrient measurements, temperature recorded
NitrateDescription: Knudsen reversing bottles - water for salinity & nutrient measurements, temperature recorded
NitriteDescription: Knudsen reversing bottles - water for salinity & nutrient measurements, temperature recorded
AmmoniaDescription: Knudsen reversing bottles - water for salinity & nutrient measurements, temperature recorded
SilicateDescription: Knudsen reversing bottles - water for salinity & nutrient measurements, temperature recorded
Contamination 
Trace metalsQuantity: number of hauls = 13
Description: 13 hauls trawling for plaice - metals, biological effects, organics (PAHs, PCBs),
Trace metalsQuantity: number of samples = 70
Description: Grabs - for sediments, benthic communities, metals, organics (PAHs, PCBs).
Chlorinated hydrocarbonsQuantity: number of hauls = 13
Description: 13 hauls trawling for plaice - metals, biological effects, organics (PAHs, PCBs),
Chlorinated hydrocarbonsQuantity: number of samples = 70
Description: Grabs - for sediments, benthic communities, metals, organics (PAHs, PCBs).
Biology and fisheries 
Benthic bacteria/micro-organismsQuantity: number of samples = 70
Description: Grabs - for sediments, benthic communities, metals, organics (PAHs, PCBs).
Demersal fishQuantity: number of hauls = 13
Description: 13 hauls trawling for plaice - metals, biological effects, organics (PAHs, PCBs),
Other biological/fisheries measurementQuantity: number of hauls = 13
Description: 13 hauls trawling for plaice - metals, biological effects, organics (PAHs, PCBs),
Geology and geophysics 
GrabQuantity: number of samples = 70
Description: Grabs - for sediments, benthic communities, metals, organics (PAHs, PCBs).