Cruise inventory

FRV Scotia 1803S

Cruise summary report

Cruise Info. 
Ship name (ship code)FRV Scotia (748S)
Cruise identifier1803S
Cruise period2003-12-08 — 2003-12-21
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 on the Fladden ground.
4) To conduct fishing operations at selected areas on the Fladden ground.
Chief scientistJohn Dunn (Fisheries Research Services Aberdeen Marine Laboratory)
Cruise reportFRV Scotia 1803S cruise report 1803s.pdf — access key 'C' (0.31 MB) 
Ocean/sea areas 
GeneralNorth Sea
North East Atlantic Ocean (limit 40W)
SpecificNorthwestern North Sea, Faroe-Shetland Channel
Track chartsFRV Scotia 1803S cruise track — 1803s_track.pdf (00 MB) 
Measurements 
Physical oceanography 
CTD stationsQuantity: number of stations = 86
Description: CTD profiles, 49 vertical dips, 37 towed (ARIES)
Subsurface temperature and salinity measurementsQuantity: activity duration in days = 15
Description: thermosalinograph measurements
Chemical oceanography 
Total - PQuantity: number of samples = 549
NitrateQuantity: number of samples = 549
SilicateQuantity: number of samples = 549
Biology and fisheries 
PhytoplanktonQuantity: number of samples = 120
ZooplanktonQuantity: number of samples = 120
Acoustic reflection on marine organisms.Quantity: number of measurements = 110
Description: Acoustic readings from ARIES at 120kHz, 200kHz and 38kHz
Data held at BODC 
Series/Profiles 
49  CTD/STD cast
Density of the water column
Transmittance and attenuance of the water column
Electrical conductivity of the water column
Chlorophyll pigment concentrations in water bodies
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
Chlorophyll pigment concentrations in water bodies
Vertical spatial coordinates
Raw fluorometer output
Salinity of the water column
Temperature of the water column

BODC idDate/TimeLocationDoc.
6327522003-12-19 01:48 58° 14' 52" N  1° 30' 0" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 632752
6327402003-12-18 21:47 58° 44' 57" N  1° 30' 18" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 632740
6327392003-12-18 19:32 58° 29' 58" N  1° 31' 18" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 632739
6327272003-12-18 08:17 58° 0' 2" N  0° 59' 42" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 632727
6327152003-12-18 04:13 58° 30' 27" N  0° 59' 1" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 632715
6327032003-12-18 01:55 58° 45' 12" N  1° 0' 39" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 632703
6326962003-12-17 21:37 59° 14' 57" N  0° 59' 51" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 632696
6326842003-12-17 16:38 58° 59' 58" N  0° 29' 48" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 632684
6326722003-12-17 10:32 58° 59' 59" N  1° 0' 17" E  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 632672
6326602003-12-17 04:15 58° 44' 32" N  0° 29' 36" E  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 632660
6326592003-12-17 01:44 58° 45' 4" N  0° 0' 9" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 632659
6326472003-12-16 19:04 58° 30' 18" N  0° 0' 54" E  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 632647
6326352003-12-16 16:24 58° 29' 55" N  0° 30' 56" E  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 632635
6326232003-12-16 11:10 58° 14' 54" N  0° 59' 44" E  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 632623
6326112003-12-16 06:17 58° 15' 33" N  0° 0' 27" E  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 632611
6325922003-12-12 19:57 60° 56' 10" N  1° 0' 3" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 632592
6325802003-12-12 18:19 60° 58' 51" N  1° 17' 48" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 632580
6325792003-12-12 16:47 61° 1' 39" N  1° 35' 40" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 632579
6325672003-12-12 15:14 61° 4' 13" N  1° 53' 15" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 632567
6325552003-12-12 12:56 61° 6' 12" N  2° 1' 9" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 632555
6325432003-12-12 11:04 61° 9' 28" N  2° 17' 25" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 632543
6325312003-12-12 08:19 61° 14' 3" N  2° 39' 21" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 632531
6325182003-12-11 21:17 61° 28' 6" N  3° 41' 45" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 632518
6325062003-12-11 18:08 61° 34' 39" N  4° 15' 33" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 632506
6324992003-12-11 15:16 61° 41' 35" N  4° 51' 18" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 632499
6324872003-12-11 13:20 61° 48' 43" N  5° 20' 38" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 632487
6324752003-12-11 07:04 61° 2' 6" N  5° 56' 41" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 632475
6324632003-12-11 03:27 60° 46' 42" N  5° 16' 28" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 632463
6324512003-12-11 00:39 60° 38' 10" N  4° 53' 33" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 632451
6324382003-12-10 18:00 60° 34' 53" N  4° 44' 52" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 632438
6324262003-12-10 12:13 60° 28' 52" N  4° 26' 13" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 632426
6324142003-12-10 10:17 60° 25' 10" N  4° 19' 13" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 632414
6324022003-12-10 08:15 60° 20' 18" N  4° 8' 16" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 632402
6323952003-12-10 04:45 60° 17' 58" N  4° 3' 50" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 632395
6323832003-12-10 03:47 60° 16' 8" N  3° 58' 41" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 632383
6323712003-12-10 02:46 60° 13' 16" N  3° 51' 36" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 632371
6323582003-12-10 01:33 60° 10' 4" N  3° 43' 25" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 632358
6323462003-12-09 18:17 59° 16' 56" N  2° 13' 51" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 632346
6323342003-12-09 17:32 59° 16' 58" N  2° 4' 59" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 632334
6323222003-12-09 16:39 59° 16' 55" N  1° 55' 43" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 632322
6323102003-12-09 15:51 59° 17' 21" N  1° 47' 26" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 632310
6323092003-12-09 15:00 59° 17' 15" N  1° 39' 49" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 632309
6322912003-12-09 14:06 59° 17' 12" N  1° 29' 44" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 632291
6322782003-12-09 13:10 59° 17' 8" N  1° 20' 7" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 632278
6322662003-12-09 12:13 59° 16' 41" N  1° 9' 48" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 632266
6322542003-12-09 11:08 59° 16' 54" N  0° 59' 10" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 632254
6322422003-12-09 09:30 59° 16' 55" N  0° 39' 22" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 632242
6322302003-12-09 07:59 59° 17' 12" N  0° 19' 1" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 632230
6322292003-12-09 06:21 59° 17' 16" N  0° 0' 3" E  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 632229