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Cruise inventory

FRV Scotia 5/78

Cruise summary report

Cruise Info. 
Ship name (ship code)FRV Scotia (749S)
Cruise identifier5/78
Cruise period1978-05-02 — 1978-05-24
Port of departureAberdeen, United Kingdom
ObjectivesZoopankton, pigments and nutrients survey in Northwestern North Sea and Shetland Islands region.
Chief scientistJames A Adams (Department of Agriculture and Fisheries for Scotland Aberdeen Marine Laboratory)
Ocean/sea areas 
GeneralNorth Sea
Norwegian Sea
North East Atlantic Ocean (limit 40W)
SpecificNorthwestern North Sea and Shetland Islands region
Track chartsFRV Scotia 5/78 cruise track — trk2247.html
Physical oceanography 
Surface measurements underway (T,S)
Water bottle stationsQuantity: number of stations = 14
Transparency (eg transmissometer)
Chemical oceanography 
NitrateQuantity: number of stations = 14
Biology and fisheries 
Phytoplankton pigs (eg chlorophyll, fluorescence)Quantity: number of samples = 33
ZooplanktonDescription: survey for distribution, energy transfer and population studies
Eggs and larvae