FRV Scotia 5/82
Cruise summary report
|Ship name (ship code)||FRV Scotia (749S)|
|Cruise period||1982-05-12 — 1982-05-31|
|Port of departure||Aberdeen, United Kingdom|
|Port of return||Aberdeen, United Kingdom|
|Objectives||1. To undertake a demersal fish survey of Rockall Bank and on the adjacent continental shelf.
2. To deploy current meter mooring near Rockall Bank.
3. To track parachute drogues in the vicinity of these moorings.
4. To collect hydrographic and plankton samples over and in the vicinity of Rockall Bank.
5. To obtain specimens of Geryon affinis north of Rockall.
|Chief scientist||Harry D Dooley (Department of Agriculture and Fisheries for Scotland Aberdeen Marine Laboratory)|
|Cruise report||(0.10 MB)|
|General||North East Atlantic Ocean (limit 40W)|
|Specific||Rockall Bank, Rockall Trough, George Bligh Bank|
|Surface measurements underway (T,S)|
|Water bottle stations||Quantity: number of stations = 29|
|CTD stations||Quantity: number of stations = 29|
|Current meters||Quantity: number of stations = 3|
Description: a total of 7 current meters deployed
|Oxygen||Quantity: number of stations = 12|
|Silicate||Quantity: number of stations = 19|
|Biology and fisheries|
|Phytoplankton pigs (eg chlorophyll, fluorescence)||Quantity: number of stations = 5|
|Eggs and larvae||Quantity: number of stations = 13|