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Cruise inventory

FRV Scotia 6/77

Cruise summary report

Cruise Info. 
Ship name (ship code)FRV Scotia (749S)
Cruise identifier6/77
Cruise period1977-12-01 — 1977-12-21
Port of departureGreenock, United Kingdom
Port of returnAberdeen, United Kingdom
ObjectivesNutrient survey in northwestern North Sea, Faroe-Shetland Channel, Rockall Trough, and to the northwest of Ireland.
Chief scientistHarry D Dooley (Department of Agriculture and Fisheries for Scotland Aberdeen Marine Laboratory)
Ocean/sea areas 
GeneralNorth Sea
Inner Seas off the West Coast of Scotland
North East Atlantic Ocean (limit 40W)
SpecificNorthwestern North Sea, Faroe-Shetland Channel, Rockall Trough, northwest of Ireland
Track chartsFRV Scotia 6/77 cruise track — trk1982b.html
Physical oceanography 
Water bottle stationsQuantity: number of stations = 93
Chemical oceanography 
PhosphateQuantity: number of stations = 59
NitrateQuantity: number of stations = 57
NitrateDescription: continuous nitrate survey
NitriteQuantity: number of samples = 148
SilicateQuantity: number of stations = 59
Biology and fisheries 
Eggs and larvaeQuantity: number of stations = 33