Cruise inventory

FRV Scotia 0504S

Cruise summary report

Cruise Info. 
Ship name (ship code)FRV Scotia (748S)
Cruise identifier0504S
Cruise period2004-03-27 — 2004-04-01
StatusCompleted
Port of departureAberdeen, United Kingdom
Port of returnAberdeen, United Kingdom
PurposeTrials
Objectives1. Multi-sampler acoustic communication trials.
2. Conduct Multi-sampler net deployment.
3. Trials of Multi-sampler net release system.
4. Multi-sampler net observations with RCTV.
5. Plankton Sampler catch comparisons.
6. RCTV cable hydrodynamics.
7. Optical Plankton counter observations.
8. EK 500 Echosounder relocation.
9. Fluorometer monitoring.
10. Trials of radio remote control system.
11. Sea noise tests on SH80 Sonar.
Chief scientistPhilip J Copland (Fisheries Research Services Aberdeen Marine Laboratory)
Cruise reportFRV Scotia 0504S cruise report 0504s.pdf — access key 'C' (0.13 MB) 
Ocean/sea areas 
GeneralNorth Sea
SpecificMoray Firth
Measurements 
Biology and fisheries 
PhytoplanktonQuantity: number of samples = 16
Description: Plankton sampler catch comparisons between Dual Methot Net and ARIES.
ZooplanktonQuantity: number of samples = 16
Description: Plankton sampler catch comparisons between Dual Methot Net and ARIES.
Gear researchDescription: Multi-sampler acoustic communications trials.
Gear researchDescription: Trials of multi-sampler net release system.
Other biological/fisheries measurementDescription: RCTV used to observe multi-sampler net.