Cruise inventory

FRV Scotia 1704S

Cruise summary report

Cruise Info. 
Ship name (ship code)FRV Scotia (748S)
Cruise identifier1704S
Cruise period2004-12-07 — 2004-12-21
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 Fladen ground and in the southern Norwegian trench.
4. To conduct fishing operations at selected areas on the Fladen/Viking bank. Norwegian trench areas of the North Sea.
Chief scientistJohn Dunn (Fisheries Research Services Aberdeen Marine Laboratory)
Cruise reportFRV Scotia 1704S cruise report 1704s.pdf — access key 'C' (0.10 MB) 
Ocean/sea areas 
GeneralNorth Sea
North East Atlantic Ocean (limit 40W)
SpecificNorthwestern North Sea; Faroe Shetland Channel; North Sea (Fladen ground)
Track chartsFRV Scotia 1704S cruise track — scotia17_04trk.pdf (00 MB) 
Measurements 
Physical oceanography 
Surface measurements underway (T,S)Description: continous recording of surface temperature, salinity and fluorescence.
CTD stationsQuantity: number of stations = 42
Chemical oceanography 
PhosphateQuantity: number of samples = 856
Description: analysed using Bran and Luebbe auto analyser.
NitrateQuantity: number of samples = 856
Description: analysed using Bran and Luebbe auto analyser.
SilicateQuantity: number of samples = 856
Description: analysed using Bran and Luebbe auto analyser.
Biology and fisheries 
Phytoplankton pigs (eg chlorophyll, fluorescence)Description: continous recording of surface temperature, salinity and fluorescence.
PhytoplanktonQuantity: number of samples = 135
Description: plankton samples collected using ARIES sampler and Dual Methot Net.
ZooplanktonQuantity: number of samples = 135
Description: plankton samples collected using ARIES sampler and Dual Methot Net.
Demersal fishQuantity: number of hauls = 6
Description: GOV trawl deployed to analyse fish stomachs.
Acoustic reflection on marine organisms.Description: continous recording throughout the cruise.
Data held at BODC 
Series/Profiles 
42  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
Dissolved oxygen parameters in 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
Dissolved oxygen parameters in the water column

BODC idDate/TimeLocationDoc.
6579662004-12-13 05:28 60° 55' 48" N  1° 0' 10" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 657966
6579542004-12-13 03:51 60° 58' 50" N  1° 17' 35" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 657954
6579422004-12-13 02:31 61° 1' 16" N  1° 35' 19" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 657942
6579302004-12-13 01:03 61° 4' 0" N  1° 52' 45" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 657930
6579292004-12-12 22:47 61° 6' 0" N  2° 1' 6" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 657929
6579172004-12-12 20:48 61° 8' 2" N  2° 9' 55" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 657917
6579052004-12-12 19:54 61° 9' 20" N  2° 16' 47" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 657905
6578982004-12-12 18:33 61° 10' 34" N  2° 24' 49" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 657898
6578862004-12-12 14:06 61° 14' 3" N  2° 40' 4" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 657886
6578742004-12-12 07:45 61° 20' 36" N  3° 9' 52" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 657874
6578622004-12-11 22:19 61° 28' 29" N  3° 41' 22" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 657862
6578502004-12-11 17:27 61° 34' 36" N  4° 15' 31" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 657850
6578492004-12-11 14:47 61° 41' 57" N  4° 50' 59" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 657849
6578372004-12-11 12:54 61° 48' 47" N  5° 20' 56" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 657837
6578252004-12-11 11:14 61° 53' 54" N  5° 45' 6" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 657825
6578132004-12-11 09:45 61° 59' 58" N  6° 11' 55" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 657813
6578012004-12-10 21:46 61° 11' 52" N  6° 21' 13" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 657801
6577942004-12-10 18:56 61° 1' 52" N  5° 57' 6" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 657794
6577822004-12-10 15:54 60° 51' 11" N  5° 28' 36" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 657782
6577702004-12-10 13:46 60° 46' 49" N  5° 16' 17" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 657770
6577692004-12-10 09:17 60° 42' 59" N  5° 5' 35" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 657769
6577572004-12-10 07:16 60° 38' 24" N  4° 53' 26" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 657757
6577452004-12-09 07:47 60° 34' 56" N  4° 44' 18" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 657745
6577332004-12-09 03:12 60° 29' 4" N  4° 25' 55" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 657733
6577212004-12-09 01:34 60° 25' 2" N  4° 18' 33" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 657721
6577082004-12-09 00:07 60° 20' 12" N  4° 8' 50" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 657708
6576902004-12-08 21:52 60° 18' 13" N  4° 4' 7" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 657690
6576892004-12-08 21:04 60° 16' 7" N  3° 58' 39" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 657689
6576772004-12-08 20:09 60° 13' 7" N  3° 51' 2" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 657677
6576652004-12-08 19:19 60° 9' 52" N  3° 43' 46" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 657665
6576532004-12-08 11:59 59° 17' 7" N  2° 13' 43" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 657653
6576412004-12-08 11:18 59° 17' 7" N  2° 4' 45" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 657641
6576282004-12-08 10:32 59° 17' 5" N  1° 55' 46" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 657628
6576162004-12-08 09:52 59° 17' 3" N  1° 47' 43" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 657616
6576042004-12-08 09:09 59° 16' 48" N  1° 39' 45" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 657604
6575972004-12-08 07:56 59° 16' 50" N  1° 29' 36" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 657597
6575852004-12-08 07:00 59° 16' 48" N  1° 19' 46" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 657585
6575732004-12-08 06:04 59° 16' 41" N  1° 9' 26" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 657573
6575612004-12-08 05:00 59° 16' 44" N  0° 59' 19" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 657561
6575482004-12-08 03:38 59° 16' 49" N  0° 39' 40" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 657548
6575362004-12-08 01:53 59° 16' 58" N  0° 19' 49" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 657536
6575242004-12-08 00:26 59° 16' 50" N  0° 0' 10" E  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 657524