FRV Scotia 11/81 PT2
Cruise summary report
|Ship name (ship code)||FRV Scotia (749S)|
|Cruise identifier||11/81 PT2|
|Cruise period||1981-11-12 — 1981-11-24|
|Port of return||Aberdeen, United Kingdom|
|Objectives||1. To recover the three current meter moorings presently deployed in the Moray Firth.
2. To conduct a hydro-chemical survey in the Moray Firth and east of Orkney.
3. To conduct a hydro-chemical and plankton survey of the Faroe-Shetland Channel, Wyville-Thomson Ridge and North Rockall Trough.
|Chief scientist||Harry D Dooley (Department of Agriculture and Fisheries for Scotland Aberdeen Marine Laboratory)|
|Cruise report||(0.05 MB)|
North East Atlantic Ocean (limit 40W)
|Specific||Moray Firth, east of Orkney, Faroe-Shetland Channel, Wyville Thomson Ridge, northern Rockall Trough|
|Surface measurements underway (T,S)||Quantity: activity duration in days = 11|
|Water bottle stations||Quantity: number of stations = 63|
|Current meters||Quantity: number of stations = 3|
Description: 2 current meters for 70days;4 current meters for 88days.
|Oxygen||Quantity: number of stations = 23|
|Phosphate||Quantity: number of stations = 58|
|Total - P|
|Nitrate||Quantity: number of stations = 57|
|Total - N||Quantity: number of stations = 6|
|Ammonia||Quantity: number of stations = 53|
|Silicate||Quantity: number of stations = 47|
|Biology and fisheries|
|Phytoplankton pigs (eg chlorophyll, fluorescence)||Quantity: number of stations = 23|
|Particulate organic matter (inc POC, PON)||Quantity: number of stations = 12|