FRV Scotia 11/80

Cruise summary report

Cruise Info. 
Ship name (ship code)FRV Scotia (749S)
Cruise identifier11/80
Cruise period1980-10-29 — 1980-11-07
Port of departureFraserburgh, United Kingdom
Port of returnFraserburgh, United Kingdom
ObjectivesChemistry. This cruise was in 2 parts
Chief scientistJohn M Davies (Department of Agriculture and Fisheries for Scotland Aberdeen Marine Laboratory)
Ocean/sea areas 
GeneralNorth Sea
SpecificNorthwestern North Sea: St Abb's Head, Bell Rock, Forties, Brent, Beryl and Thistle fields
Track chartsFRV Scotia 11/80 cruise track — trk2546.html
Trace metalsQuantity: number of samples = 34
Petroleum residuesQuantity: number of samples = 120
Chlorinated hydrocarbonsQuantity: number of samples = 34
Biology and fisheries 
Phytoplankton pigs (eg chlorophyll, fluorescence)Quantity: number of samples = 34
Particulate organic matter (inc POC, PON)Quantity: number of samples = 34
Pelagic bacteria/micro-organismsQuantity: number of samples = 70
Benthic bacteria/micro-organismsQuantity: number of samples = 70
ZoobenthosQuantity: number of samples = 34
Description: description of community
Other biological/fisheries measurementQuantity: number of samples = 120
Description: hydrocarbon concentrations
Geology and geophysics 
GrabQuantity: number of samples = 34