FRV Scotia 1018S

Cruise plan

Cruise Info. 
Ship name (ship code)FRV Scotia (748S)
Cruise identifier1018S
Cruise period2018-07-21 — 2018-07-25
Port of departureAberdeen, United Kingdom
Port of returnAberdeen, United Kingdom

1. To deploy an AVU/drone from Scotia to monitor turbulence in the Pentland Firth over the Meygen site, at the South end of Stroma.
2. To record distribution of seabirds/mammals.
3. To record multi-frequency acoustic data using the on board EK60.
4. To record data using the on board ADCP.
5. To run the thermosalinograph, taking water and chlorophyll samples throughout the trip for calibration purposes.

It is expected that the route will approximately follow that of the 2016 survey, with any amendments in accord with navigational requirements at the time.
Chief scientistAdrian Tait (Marine Scotland Aberdeen Marine Laboratory)
Cruise programmeFRV Scotia 1018S cruise programme 1018s.pdf  (0.11 MB) 
Ocean/sea areas 
GeneralNorth Sea
SpecificPentland Firth