FRV Scotia 9/82

Cruise summary report

Cruise Info. 
Ship name (ship code)FRV Scotia (749S)
Cruise identifier9/82
Cruise period1982-09-02 — 1982-09-20
Port of departureAberdeen, United Kingdom
Port of returnAberdeen, United Kingdom
Objectives1. To take part in the ICES Herring Larval Survey in Division VIa.
2. To collect surface water samples for radio-caesium monitoring at Cape Wrath (58 40'N 5 00'W), Pentland Firth (58 40'N 2 59'W) and Aberdeen (57 10'N 1 55'W).
Chief scientistJames A Adams (Department of Agriculture and Fisheries for Scotland Aberdeen Marine Laboratory)
ProjectICES International Herring Larval Survey
Coordinating bodyICES
Cruise reportFRV Scotia 9/82 cruise report sc09_82.pdf (0.26 MB) 
Ocean/sea areas 
GeneralNorth Sea
Inner Seas off the West Coast of Scotland
SpecificNorth and west of Scotland and Ireland
Track chartsFRV Scotia 9/82 cruise track — trk2882a.html FRV Scotia 9/82 cruise track — trk2882b.html
Chemical oceanography 
RadioactivityDescription: Water samples for radio-caesium analysis.
Biology and fisheries 
Eggs and larvaeQuantity: number of samples = 280
Description: distribution