FRV Scotia 4/80

Cruise summary report

Cruise Info. 
Ship name (ship code)FRV Scotia (749S)
Cruise identifier4/80
Cruise period1980-04-30 — 1980-05-18
ObjectivesPhysical/ Chemistry/ Hydro
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)
SpecificEast of Orkney, Rockall Plateau, Rockall Trough, Rosemary Bank, continental shelf northwest of Islay
Track chartsFRV Scotia 4/80 cruise track — trk2539.html
Physical oceanography 
Surface measurements underway (T,S)
Water bottle stationsQuantity: number of stations = 111
CTD stationsQuantity: number of stations = 61
Chemical oceanography 
OxygenQuantity: number of stations = 3
PhosphateQuantity: number of stations = 30
Total - PQuantity: number of stations = 14
NitrateQuantity: number of stations = 48
Total - NQuantity: number of stations = 14
AmmoniaQuantity: number of stations = 11
SilicateQuantity: number of stations = 24
Trace elementsQuantity: number of stations = 3
Trace metalsQuantity: number of stations = 3
Biology and fisheries 
Phytoplankton pigs (eg chlorophyll, fluorescence)Quantity: number of stations = 48
Particulate organic matter (inc POC, PON)Quantity: number of stations = 22
Exploratory fishingQuantity: number of hauls = 4
Description: Creeling for Geryon Affinis.
Geology and geophysics 
Bottom photographyQuantity: number of deployments = 2
Description: Video recording