FRV Scotia 3/83
Cruise summary report
|Ship name (ship code)||FRV Scotia (749S)|
|Cruise period||1983-04-06 — 1983-04-20|
|Port of departure||Aberdeen, United Kingdom|
|Port of return||Aberdeen, United Kingdom|
|Objectives||1. To service the three Rockall Bank current meter moorings.
2. To work hydrographic and plankton sections across Rockall Bank and in the Rockall Trough.
3. To check the moorings presently deployed on the Wyville-Thomson Ridge and work hydrographic stations in their vicinity.
|Chief scientist||Harry D Dooley (Department of Agriculture and Fisheries for Scotland Aberdeen Marine Laboratory)|
|Cruise report||(0.19 MB)|
North East Atlantic Ocean (limit 40W)
|Surface measurements underway (T,S)||Quantity: number of stations = 1|
|Water bottle stations||Quantity: number of stations = 79|
|Current meters||Quantity: number of recoveries = 2|
Description: current meters recovered;329 days
|Phosphate||Quantity: number of stations = 37|
|Nitrate||Quantity: number of stations = 63|
|Silicate||Quantity: number of stations = 48|
|Biology and fisheries|
|Phytoplankton pigs (eg chlorophyll, fluorescence)||Quantity: number of stations = 6|
|Zooplankton||Quantity: number of stations = 26|