FRV Scotia 12/82
Cruise summary report
|Ship name (ship code)||FRV Scotia (749S)|
|Cruise period||1982-11-10 — 1982-11-24|
|Port of departure||Aberdeen, United Kingdom|
|Port of return||Aberdeen, United Kingdom|
|Objectives||1. To replace the three current meter moorings deployed on Rockall Bank during May.
2. To deploy three current meter moorings in the Wyville-Thomson Ridge/Faroe-Shetland area as part of the NERC/MAFF/DAFS investigations of the Slope Current (CONSLEX).
3. To collect hydrographic/chemical/plankton samples in support of the current measurements.
|Chief scientist||Harry D Dooley (Department of Agriculture and Fisheries for Scotland Aberdeen Marine Laboratory)|
|Cruise report||(0.08 MB)|
|General||North East Atlantic Ocean (limit 40W)|
|Specific||Faroe-Shetland Channel, Wyville Thomson Ridge, Rockall, Fair Isle|
|Surface measurements underway (T,S)|
|Water bottle stations||Quantity: number of stations = 20|
|Current meters||Quantity: number of stations = 4|
Description: 3 moorings deployed:7 current meters.;1 recovered:3 current meters.;170 days
|Phosphate||Quantity: number of stations = 1|
|Nitrate||Quantity: number of stations = 1|
|Silicate||Quantity: number of stations = 19|