FRV Scotia 0116S

Cruise plan

Cruise Info. 
Ship name (ship code)FRV Scotia (748S)
Cruise identifier0116S
Cruise period2016-01-05 — 2016-01-20
Port of departureAberdeen, United Kingdom
Port of returnAberdeen, United Kingdom

1. To undertake water, sediment and biological sampling for the Clean Seas Environmental Monitoring Programme (CSEMP).
2. To collect water samples for nutrient studies as part of the Scottish Coastal Eutrophication Assessment Survey (SCEAS).
3. Monitor and record all litter brought aboard in all trawls. Sample water column and sediment for micro-plastic litter.
4. Collect seawater samples off Mingulay for Ocean Acidification ROAME.
5. Collect and process samples for Candyfloss programme.
6. Deploy Aquatracka and Seabird 19 to collect fluorescence data.
7. Phytoplankton sampling for student project
Chief scientistMarie Russell (Marine Scotland Aberdeen Marine Laboratory)
Cruise programmeFRV Scotia 0116S cruise programme 0116s.pdf  (0.46 MB) 
Ocean/sea areas 
GeneralNorth Sea
Inner Seas off the West Coast of Scotland
North East Atlantic Ocean (limit 40W)
SpecificSeas around Scotland