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Cruise inventory

FRV Scotia 5/73

Cruise plan

Cruise Info. 
Ship name (ship code)FRV Scotia (749S)
Cruise identifier5/73
Cruise period1973-04-23 — 1973-05-18
Port of departureAberdeen, United Kingdom
Port of returnAberdeen, United Kingdom
Objectives1. Northern North Sea pre-recruit survey.
2. Environmental survey.
Chief scientistJames A Adams (Department of Agriculture and Fisheries for Scotland Aberdeen Marine Laboratory)
Ocean/sea areas 
North Sea
Physical oceanography 
Water bottle stationsQuantity: number of stations = 70
Description: Salinity only in one case
Chemical oceanography 
PhosphateQuantity: number of stations = 69
NitrateQuantity: number of stations = 69
Total - NQuantity: number of stations = 69
SilicateQuantity: number of stations = 69
Trace metalsQuantity: number of samples = 3
Description: Concentrations in zooplankton
Other contaminant measurementsQuantity: number of samples = 13
Description: oil pollution
Biology and fisheries 
Phytoplankton pigs (eg chlorophyll, fluorescence)Quantity: number of stations = 69
PhytoplanktonQuantity: number of samples = 27
Description: Phytoplankton counts
ZooplanktonQuantity: number of samples = 62
Description: Gulf III high speed sampler; samples frozen; different types of nets
Demersal fishQuantity: number of hauls = 57
Description: population surveys