Cruise inventory

FRV Scotia 1203S

Cruise summary report

Cruise Info. 
Ship name (ship code)FRV Scotia (748S)
Cruise identifier1203S
Cruise period2003-07-31 — 2003-08-26
StatusCompleted
Port of departureAberdeen, United Kingdom
Port of returnAberdeen, United Kingdom
PurposeResearch
Objectives1. To undertake an internationally co-ordinated demersal trawling survey of the North Sea.
2. To obtain temperature and salinity profiles at each trawling station.
3. To carry out benthic sampling along the track of as many trawl stations as possible.
4. To obtain (20 * 25 litres) low nutrient seawater from statistical rectangle 45F1/.

One trawl haul of 30 minutes duration carried out at each station.
Chief scientistKenneth A Coull (Fisheries Research Services Aberdeen Marine Laboratory)
ProjectQuarter 3 North Sea Groundfish Survey
Coordinating bodyICES
Cruise reportFRV Scotia 1203S cruise report 1203s.pdf — access key 'C' (0.14 MB) 
Ocean/sea areas 
GeneralNorth Sea
North East Atlantic Ocean (limit 40W)
SpecificNorth Sea and area around Shetland Islands
Track chartsFRV Scotia 1203S cruise track — 1203s_track.pdf (00 MB) 
Measurements 
Physical oceanography 
Surface measurements underway (T,S)Quantity: activity duration in days = 27
Description: Thermosalinograph run continously.
CTD stationsQuantity: number of stations = 96
Description: CTD deployed at each trawl position.
Biology and fisheries 
PhytoplanktonQuantity: number of stations = 35
Description: Grab and dredge samples collected at each station. All species identified, measured and numbers recorded.
ZooplanktonQuantity: number of stations = 35
Description: Grab and dredge samples collected at each station. All species identified, measured and numbers record
Pelagic fishQuantity: number of hauls = 96
Description: One haul of 30 minutes' duration carried out at each station. Length, frequency and age data collected for cod, haddock, whiting, saithe, Norway pout, sprat, herring and mackerel.
Demersal fishQuantity: number of hauls = 96
Description: One haul of 30 minutes' duration carried out at each station. Length, frequency and age data collected for cod, haddock, whiting, saithe, Norway pout, sprat, herring and mackerel.
Data held at BODC 
Series/Profiles 
95  CTD/STD cast
Density of the water column
Transmittance and attenuance of the water column
Electrical conductivity of the water column
Vertical spatial coordinates
Raw fluorometer output
Salinity of the water column
Temperature of the water column
Density of the water column
Transmittance and attenuance of the water column
Electrical conductivity of the water column
Vertical spatial coordinates
Raw fluorometer output
Salinity of the water column
Temperature of the water column

BODC idDate/TimeLocationDoc.
6299412003-08-25 11:00 55° 39' 5" N  2° 10' 49" E  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 629941
6299282003-08-25 08:33 55° 33' 27" N  1° 40' 21" E  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 629928
6299162003-08-25 02:19 55° 26' 59" N  1° 20' 25" E  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 629916
6299042003-08-24 16:51 55° 24' 31" N  0° 5' 39" E  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 629904
6298972003-08-24 13:37 55° 3' 10" N  0° 15' 6" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 629897
6298852003-08-24 11:03 54° 49' 54" N  0° 8' 6" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 629885
6298732003-08-24 08:28 54° 47' 29" N  0° 28' 2" E  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 629873
6298612003-08-24 01:05 54° 42' 56" N  1° 1' 40" E  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 629861
6298482003-08-23 17:31 54° 20' 52" N  0° 41' 44" E  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 629848
6298362003-08-23 15:00 54° 24' 0" N  1° 11' 17" E  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 629836
6298242003-08-23 08:39 54° 18' 9" N  2° 46' 51" E  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 629824
6298122003-08-23 04:36 54° 24' 55" N  3° 38' 4" E  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 629812
6298002003-08-22 20:30 54° 49' 5" N  2° 34' 20" E  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 629800
6297932003-08-22 17:29 55° 12' 49" N  2° 37' 37" E  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 629793
6297812003-08-22 13:20 55° 13' 44" N  3° 31' 40" E  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 629781
6297682003-08-22 09:36 55° 12' 6" N  4° 17' 28" E  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 629768
6297562003-08-22 05:09 55° 6' 37" N  5° 11' 6" E  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 629756
6297442003-08-21 18:41 54° 15' 0" N  4° 28' 10" E  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 629744
6297322003-08-21 13:47 54° 17' 40" N  5° 42' 25" E  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 629732
6297202003-08-21 09:33 54° 17' 44" N  6° 34' 8" E  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 629720
6297192003-08-21 06:32 54° 22' 2" N  7° 11' 11" E  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 629719
6297072003-08-20 20:49 55° 16' 18" N  6° 39' 1" E  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 629707
6296882003-08-20 18:28 55° 20' 13" N  7° 8' 22" E  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 629688
6296762003-08-18 16:27 56° 8' 52" N  7° 22' 24" E  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 629676
6296642003-08-18 12:52 56° 10' 40" N  6° 28' 19" E  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 629664
6296522003-08-18 09:54 56° 6' 2" N  5° 47' 42" E  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 629652
6296402003-08-18 04:10 57° 13' 27" N  4° 32' 39" E  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 629640
6296392003-08-17 15:30 57° 17' 59" N  5° 6' 10" E  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 629639
6296272003-08-17 13:35 57° 17' 15" N  5° 7' 13" E  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 629627
6296152003-08-17 10:14 57° 6' 29" N  4° 18' 3" E  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 629615
6296032003-08-17 08:42 57° 6' 26" N  4° 18' 38" E  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 629603
6295962003-08-17 02:00 56° 41' 16" N  4° 6' 2" E  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 629596
6295842003-08-16 16:55 56° 20' 9" N  3° 36' 56" E  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 629584
6295722003-08-16 13:48 56° 44' 22" N  3° 28' 30" E  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 629572
6295602003-08-16 09:59 56° 44' 50" N  2° 25' 59" E  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 629560
6295592003-08-16 04:57 56° 5' 49" N  2° 22' 5" E  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 629559
6295472003-08-15 17:15 56° 30' 18" N  1° 10' 4" E  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 629547
6295352003-08-15 14:44 56° 16' 14" N  1° 22' 25" E  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 629535
6295232003-08-15 08:45 55° 45' 1" N  0° 10' 54" E  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 629523
6295112003-08-15 03:25 55° 55' 59" N  0° 26' 22" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 629511
6294922003-08-14 17:27 56° 25' 13" N  0° 13' 31" E  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 629492
6294802003-08-13 17:43 56° 46' 5" N  0° 19' 13" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 629480
6294792003-08-13 13:47 56° 38' 40" N  1° 14' 8" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 629479
6294672003-08-13 10:41 56° 17' 30" N  0° 51' 59" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 629467
6294552003-08-13 05:32 55° 52' 37" N  1° 7' 55" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 629455
6294432003-08-12 19:03 56° 25' 15" N  1° 53' 32" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 629443
6294312003-08-12 17:37 56° 15' 51" N  2° 4' 30" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 629431
6294182003-08-12 12:25 56° 43' 54" N  2° 15' 33" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 629418
6294062003-08-10 13:41 57° 35' 1" N  0° 49' 26" E  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 629406
6293992003-08-10 11:20 57° 35' 21" N  0° 49' 19" E  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 629399
6293872003-08-10 08:39 57° 40' 23" N  1° 21' 8" E  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 629387
6293752003-08-10 02:41 57° 41' 42" N  1° 18' 50" E  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 629375
6293632003-08-09 17:10 57° 41' 13" N  2° 5' 51" E  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 629363
6293512003-08-09 15:35 57° 41' 6" N  2° 5' 42" E  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 629351
6293382003-08-09 07:49 58° 50' 27" N  1° 7' 58" E  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 629338
6293262003-08-09 05:22 58° 52' 33" N  0° 52' 4" E  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 629326
6293142003-08-08 16:55 59° 43' 10" N  0° 19' 5" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 629314
6293022003-08-08 13:41 60° 8' 28" N  0° 27' 31" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 629302
6292952003-08-08 09:44 59° 42' 38" N  0° 20' 23" E  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 629295
6292832003-08-08 05:11 59° 42' 54" N  1° 28' 11" E  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 629283
6292712003-08-07 17:13 58° 47' 10" N  2° 36' 19" E  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 629271
6292582003-08-07 13:59 58° 53' 59" N  3° 24' 43" E  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 629258
6292462003-08-07 09:02 59° 41' 58" N  3° 9' 51" E  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 629246
6292342003-08-07 04:54 59° 45' 36" N  2° 24' 42" E  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 629234
6292222003-08-06 20:25 60° 33' 25" N  2° 3' 37" E  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 629222
6292102003-08-06 16:36 60° 44' 44" N  1° 7' 47" E  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 629210
6292092003-08-06 11:13 60° 58' 44" N  0° 33' 52" E  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 629209
6291912003-08-06 04:17 60° 48' 49" N  0° 37' 23" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 629191
6291782003-08-05 18:14 60° 52' 35" N  1° 57' 8" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 629178
6291662003-08-05 13:32 60° 17' 13" N  2° 45' 15" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 629166
6291542003-08-05 08:55 59° 56' 6" N  2° 12' 16" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 629154
6291422003-08-05 03:26 60° 0' 35" N  1° 26' 52" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 629142
6291302003-08-04 18:53 59° 58' 57" N  1° 27' 7" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 629130
6291292003-08-04 13:52 59° 13' 5" N  1° 29' 26" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 629129
6291172003-08-04 10:38 59° 1' 21" N  0° 46' 32" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 629117
6291052003-08-04 08:43 58° 50' 28" N  0° 43' 49" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 629105
6290982003-08-04 04:14 58° 44' 32" N  1° 40' 59" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 629098
6290862003-08-03 19:10 59° 0' 0" N  2° 12' 26" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 629086
6290742003-08-03 17:03 58° 48' 45" N  2° 24' 10" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 629074
6290622003-08-03 13:11 58° 19' 24" N  2° 45' 15" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 629062
6290502003-08-03 10:57 58° 8' 43" N  3° 7' 28" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 629050
6290492003-08-03 08:16 57° 51' 55" N  3° 1' 43" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 629049
6290372003-08-03 06:47 57° 50' 35" N  2° 35' 5" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 629037
6290252003-08-02 18:48 57° 50' 52" N  2° 35' 24" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 629025
6290132003-08-02 13:12 58° 2' 10" N  1° 5' 22" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 629013
6290012003-08-02 08:10 58° 6' 8" N  0° 2' 10" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 629001
6289982003-08-02 05:35 58° 4' 59" N  0° 18' 15" E  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 628998
6289862003-08-01 17:59 57° 46' 54" N  0° 29' 7" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 628986
6289742003-08-01 16:01 57° 46' 49" N  0° 30' 5" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 628974
6289622003-08-01 12:02 57° 31' 59" N  1° 15' 44" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 628962
6289502003-08-01 10:21 57° 31' 57" N  1° 16' 3" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 628950
6289492003-08-01 07:19 57° 17' 1" N  0° 45' 4" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 628949
6289372003-08-01 04:49 57° 14' 53" N  0° 46' 56" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 628937
6289252003-07-31 18:10 57° 5' 21" N  1° 52' 19" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 628925
6289132003-07-31 14:05 57° 4' 57" N  1° 51' 49" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 628913
1  Paddle wheel current meter
Salinity of the water column
Horizontal velocity of the water column (currents)
Temperature of the water column
Date and time
Salinity of the water column
Horizontal velocity of the water column (currents)
Temperature of the water column
Date and time

BODC idDate/TimeLocationDoc.
6361512003-08-11 15:40  — 2003-08-26 15:20 56° 1' 54" N  3° 35' 5" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 636151