Cruise inventory

FRV Scotia 7/73

Cruise plan

Cruise Info. 
Ship name (ship code)FRV Scotia (749S)
Cruise identifier7/73
Cruise period1973-07-02 — 1973-07-20
Port of departureAberdeen, United Kingdom
Port of returnAberdeen, United Kingdom
Objectives1. Faroe pre-recruit demersal fish and environmental survey.
2. The collection of live halibut for both the Marine Laboratory and the White Fish Authority's establishment at Ardtoe.
3. Pollution sampling from eight specified areas around the Faroes.
4. Hydrographic work on the Flugga Shetland-Nolso line.
Chief scientistNorman T Nicoll (Department of Agriculture and Fisheries for Scotland Aberdeen Marine Laboratory)
Ocean/sea areas 
GeneralNorth East Atlantic Ocean (limit 40W)
SpecificFaroe Islands and Faroe-Shetland Channel
Physical oceanography 
Water bottle stationsQuantity: number of stations = 52
Chemical oceanography 
OxygenQuantity: number of stations = 3
PhosphateQuantity: number of stations = 42
NitrateQuantity: number of stations = 42
Total - NQuantity: number of stations = 39
SilicateQuantity: number of stations = 42
Other contaminant measurementsQuantity: number of stations = 8
Description: chemical pollution
Biology and fisheries 
Primary productivityQuantity: number of stations = 39
Phytoplankton pigs (eg chlorophyll, fluorescence)Quantity: number of stations = 39
ZooplanktonQuantity: number of stations = 39