FRV Scotia 1118S

Cruise plan

Cruise Info. 
Ship name (ship code)FRV Scotia (748S)
Cruise identifier1118S
Cruise period2018-07-28 — 2018-08-17
Port of departureAberdeen, United Kingdom
Port of returnAberdeen, United Kingdom

1. To complete an internationally coordinated demersal trawling survey in the North Sea in ICES area IV.
2. To obtain temperature and salinity data from the surface and seabed at each trawling station using a SEABIRD 19+CTD.
3. To collect additional biological data in connection with the EU Data Collection Framework (DCF).
4. Opportunistic completion of zero hours hauls to assess unquantified time spent by the trawl on the seabed.
5. Deployment of 3 AUV gliders as part of the AlterEco project.
Chief scientistRuadhan Gillespie-Mules (Marine Scotland Aberdeen Marine Laboratory)
Cruise programmeFRV Scotia 1118S cruise programme 1118s.pdf  (2.01 MB) 
Ocean/sea areas 
GeneralNorth Sea
SpecificNorth Sea (ICES area IV)