FRV Scotia 7/82

Cruise summary report

Cruise Info. 
Ship name (ship code)FRV Scotia (749S)
Cruise identifier7/82
Cruise period1982-07-09 — 1982-07-26
Port of departureAberdeen, United Kingdom
Port of returnAberdeen, United Kingdom
Objectives1. To carry out an acoustic and midwater trawling survey of herring in the Orkney-Shetland area and adjacent areas as part of an ICES coordinated survey.
2. To collect water samples for radio-caesium monitoring.
Chief scientistRoger S Bailey (Department of Agriculture and Fisheries for Scotland Aberdeen Marine Laboratory)
Cruise reportFRV Scotia 7/82 cruise report sc07_82.pdf (0.20 MB) 
Ocean/sea areas 
GeneralNorth Sea
North East Atlantic Ocean (limit 40W)
SpecificOrkney, Shetland and north of Scotland
Track chartsFRV Scotia 7/82 cruise track — trk2880.html
Physical oceanography 
Surface measurements underway (T,S)
Chemical oceanography 
RadioactivityQuantity: number of samples = 3
Description: water samples collected for radio-caesium analysis.
Biology and fisheries 
Pelagic fishQuantity: number of hauls = 31
Description: Jackson midwater trawl for survey on distribution, biomass determination, physiology and population structures.