FRV Scotia 10/82

Cruise summary report

Cruise Info. 
Ship name (ship code)FRV Scotia (749S)
Cruise identifier10/82
Cruise period1982-09-29 — 1982-10-19
Port of departureAberdeen, United Kingdom
Port of returnAberdeen, United Kingdom
Objectives1. To take part in the ICES Herring Larval Survey in ICES Division VIa.
2. To collect surface water samples for radio-caesium monitoring at Cape Wrath (58 40'N 05 00'W), Pentland Firth (58 40'N 02 59'W) and at Aberdeen (57 10'N 01 55'W).
Chief scientistJ A Gauld (Department of Agriculture and Fisheries for Scotland Aberdeen Marine Laboratory)
ProjectHerring Larval Survey by ICES
Coordinating bodyICES
Cruise reportFRV Scotia 10/82 cruise report sc10_82.pdf (0.23 MB) 
Ocean/sea areas 
GeneralNorth Sea
Inner Seas off the West Coast of Scotland
SpecificNorth and west of Scotland and Ireland
Track chartsFRV Scotia 10/82 cruise track — trk2883a.html FRV Scotia 10/82 cruise track — trk2883b.html
Physical oceanography 
Sea level (inc. bot. press., inverted echosounder)Quantity: number of stations = 58
Description: depth monitoring system used to measure distance from sampler to surface and sampler to seabed.
Biology and fisheries 
Eggs and larvaeQuantity: number of hauls = 308
Description: herring larval hauls.