Cruise inventory

FRV Scotia 0204S

Cruise summary report

Cruise Info. 
Ship name (ship code)FRV Scotia (748S)
Cruise identifier0204S
Cruise period2004-01-20 — 2004-02-13
StatusCompleted
Port of departureAberdeen, United Kingdom
Port of returnAberdeen, United Kingdom
PurposeFisheries
Objectives1) To take part in the International Bottom trawl Survey in the North Sea.
2) To collect samples of cod, haddock and whiting for analysis of reproductive development, genetics and otolith chemistry.
3) To tag cod in Viking Banking and Papa Bank for investigations of their movements.
Chief scientistKenneth A Coull (Fisheries Research Services Aberdeen Marine Laboratory)
ProjectInternational Bottom Trawl Survey - Quarter 1 survey
Coordinating bodyICES
Cruise reportFRV Scotia 0204S cruise report 0204s.pdf — access key 'C' (0.11 MB) 
Ocean/sea areas 
GeneralNorth Sea
North East Atlantic Ocean (limit 40W)
SpecificEastern and central North Sea, Moray Firth, Orkney, Shetland, Viking Bank and Papa Bank
Track chartsFRV Scotia 0204S cruise track — 0204s_track.pdf (00 MB) 
Measurements 
Physical oceanography 
Surface measurements underway (T,S)Quantity: activity duration in days = 25
Description: Thermosalinograph run continuously throughout cruise.
Water bottle stationsQuantity: number of stations = 50
Description: Water samples at surface and bottom
CTD stationsQuantity: number of stations = 50
Description: CTD deployed at each survey trawl station.
Chemical oceanography 
PhosphateQuantity: number of stations = 50
Description: Water samples at surface and bottom.
NitrateQuantity: number of stations = 50
Description: Water samples at surface and bottom.
SilicateQuantity: number of stations = 50
Description: Water samples at surface and bottom
Biology and fisheries 
Eggs and larvaeQuantity: number of hauls = 112
Description: Two oblique Methot net tows completed in each statistical rectangle of the trawl survey area in order to obtain index of pre-metamorphosing herring larvae.
Pelagic fishQuantity: number of hauls = 50
Description: 1 haul of 30 minutes duration carried out at each station to obtain length frequency data for all species encountered and age data for cod, haddock, whiting, saithe, Norway pout, sprat, herring and mackerel.
Demersal fishQuantity: number of hauls = 50
Description: 1 haul of 30 minutes duration carried out at each station to obtain length frequency data for all species encountered and age data for cod, haddock, whiting, saithe, Norway pout, sprat, herring and mackerel.
TaggingsQuantity: number of hauls = 27
Description: A total of 27 hauls of varying duration carried out in order to obtain samples of cod for tagging and genetic analysis.
Data held at BODC 
Series/Profiles 
51  CTD/STD cast
Transmittance and attenuance of the water column
Electrical conductivity of the water column
Chlorophyll pigment concentrations in water bodies
Vertical spatial coordinates
Salinity of the water column
Temperature 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
Salinity of the water column
Temperature of the water column

BODC idDate/TimeLocationDoc.
6585392004-02-13 13:52 57° 50' 3" N  2° 30' 33" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 658539
6585272004-02-13 11:15 57° 52' 17" N  3° 14' 57" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 658527
6585152004-02-13 09:43 58° 7' 59" N  3° 14' 49" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 658515
6585032004-02-13 07:31 58° 10' 4" N  2° 39' 49" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 658503
6584962004-02-12 13:00 57° 49' 38" N  1° 4' 41" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 658496
6584842004-02-12 09:56 58° 7' 41" N  1° 8' 49" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 658484
6584722004-02-12 07:02 58° 26' 0" N  0° 47' 16" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 658472
6584602004-02-11 13:35 57° 46' 50" N  0° 18' 33" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 658460
6584592004-02-11 09:55 57° 18' 18" N  0° 37' 16" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 658459
6584472004-02-11 06:31 57° 21' 37" N  1° 12' 13" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 658447
6584352004-02-10 14:32 57° 53' 29" N  0° 42' 29" E  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 658435
6584232004-02-09 14:08 58° 48' 52" N  0° 20' 1" E  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 658423
6584112004-02-09 10:00 58° 55' 24" N  0° 41' 41" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 658411
6583922004-02-09 07:03 59° 1' 18" N  0° 46' 51" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 658392
6583802004-02-06 15:24 59° 55' 31" N  3° 23' 17" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 658380
6583792004-02-06 09:13 59° 36' 10" N  3° 12' 42" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 658379
6583672004-02-05 13:32 59° 47' 30" N  2° 19' 53" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 658367
6583552004-02-05 07:15 59° 3' 30" N  1° 50' 41" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 658355
6583432004-02-04 16:42 58° 54' 2" N  1° 49' 45" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 658343
6583312004-02-04 13:18 58° 53' 39" N  2° 16' 59" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 658331
6583182004-02-03 12:33 59° 55' 0" N  1° 42' 2" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 658318
6583062004-02-03 10:08 60° 9' 24" N  1° 43' 55" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 658306
6582992004-02-02 16:23 60° 54' 2" N  1° 20' 59" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 658299
6582872004-02-02 13:12 61° 3' 27" N  1° 10' 44" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 658287
6582752004-02-02 10:11 61° 4' 0" N  0° 42' 0" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 658275
6582632004-02-02 07:17 60° 43' 9" N  0° 37' 47" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 658263
6582512004-02-01 13:44 59° 47' 13" N  0° 28' 1" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 658251
6582382004-02-01 10:22 60° 4' 40" N  0° 37' 59" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 658238
6582262004-01-30 08:44 61° 15' 11" N  1° 44' 16" E  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 658226
6582142004-01-29 16:09 60° 37' 28" N  1° 55' 26" E  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 658214
6582022004-01-27 14:02 58° 37' 9" N  1° 9' 25" E  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 658202
6581952004-01-27 10:59 58° 22' 45" N  1° 8' 36" E  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 658195
6581832004-01-27 07:26 58° 18' 20" N  0° 32' 48" E  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 658183
6581712004-01-26 14:27 57° 36' 35" N  2° 13' 45" E  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 658171
6581582004-01-26 10:52 57° 19' 52" N  2° 40' 34" E  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 658158
6581462004-01-26 06:51 57° 28' 19" N  3° 34' 20" E  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 658146
6581342004-01-25 13:09 57° 38' 45" N  3° 39' 16" E  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 658134
6581222004-01-25 10:09 57° 39' 26" N  4° 12' 49" E  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 658122
6581102004-01-25 06:58 57° 17' 13" N  4° 20' 26" E  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 658110
6581092004-01-24 14:27 56° 46' 34" N  2° 39' 38" E  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 658109
6580912004-01-24 09:50 56° 44' 44" N  3° 39' 38" E  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 658091
6580782004-01-24 06:52 56° 45' 31" N  4° 10' 50" E  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 658078
6580662004-01-23 14:26 56° 35' 4" N  1° 8' 51" E  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 658066
6580542004-01-23 10:05 56° 57' 55" N  0° 31' 34" E  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 658054
6580422004-01-23 07:01 57° 12' 58" N  0° 10' 9" E  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 658042
6580302004-01-22 15:03 56° 46' 31" N  0° 16' 12" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 658030
6580292004-01-22 10:03 56° 17' 27" N  0° 59' 4" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 658029
6580172004-01-22 06:47 56° 13' 6" N  1° 31' 7" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 658017
6580052004-01-21 14:14 56° 40' 20" N  1° 37' 22" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 658005
6579912004-01-21 11:12 56° 41' 7" N  2° 15' 8" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 657991
6579782004-01-21 06:43 56° 20' 10" N  2° 6' 56" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 657978