FRV Scotia 12/80

Cruise summary report

Cruise Info. 
Ship name (ship code)FRV Scotia (749S)
Cruise identifier12/80
Cruise period1980-11-12 — 1980-12-01
ObjectivesHydro/Chem/ 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)
SpecificWest of Orkney, Faroe-Shetland Channel, Wyville Thomson Ridge area
Track chartsFRV Scotia 12/80 cruise track — trk2547a.html FRV Scotia 12/80 cruise track — trk2547b.html
Physical oceanography 
Surface measurements underway (T,S)
Water bottle stationsQuantity: number of stations = 104
CTD stationsQuantity: number of stations = 4
Current metersQuantity: number of recoveries = 5
Description: Five current meters recovered (out of six). Three deployed for 110 days; two deployed for 65 days.
Chemical oceanography 
PhosphateQuantity: number of stations = 12
NitrateQuantity: number of stations = 12
SilicateQuantity: number of stations = 12
Biology and fisheries 
ZooplanktonQuantity: number of stations = 12
NeustonQuantity: number of stations = 12
CrustaceansQuantity: number of hauls = 2
Exploratory fishingQuantity: number of hauls = 2