FRV Scotia 7/80

Cruise summary report

Cruise Info. 
Ship name (ship code)FRV Scotia (749S)
Cruise identifier7/80
Cruise period1980-07-23 — 1980-08-11
ObjectivesChemistry/ Hydro/ Physical
Chief scientistHarry D Dooley (Department of Agriculture and Fisheries for Scotland Aberdeen Marine Laboratory)
Ocean/sea areas 
GeneralNorth Sea
North East Atlantic Ocean (limit 40W)
SpecificRockall Plateau, southeast of Faroe Bank, Wyville Thomson Ridge, east of Orkney, Moray Firth
Track chartsFRV Scotia 7/80 cruise track — trk2542.html
Physical oceanography 
Surface measurements underway (T,S)
Water bottle stationsQuantity: number of stations = 112
Current metersQuantity: number of stations = 4
Description: 8 current meters on 4 moorings: 3 moorings 85 days;1 mooring 20 days
Chemical oceanography 
OxygenQuantity: number of stations = 14
PhosphateQuantity: number of stations = 37
NitrateQuantity: number of stations = 37
Total - NQuantity: number of stations = 7
SilicateQuantity: number of stations = 37
Biology and fisheries 
Phytoplankton pigs (eg chlorophyll, fluorescence)Quantity: number of stations = 26
Particulate organic matter (inc POC, PON)Quantity: number of stations = 14
PhytoplanktonQuantity: number of stations = 12
ZooplanktonQuantity: number of stations = 12
CrustaceansQuantity: number of stations = 2
Exploratory fishingQuantity: number of stations = 2