FRV Scotia 11/83

Cruise summary report

Cruise Info. 
Ship name (ship code)FRV Scotia (749S)
Cruise identifier11/83
Cruise period1983-10-26 — 1983-11-03
Port of departureAberdeen, United Kingdom
Port of returnAberdeen, United Kingdom
Objectives1. To investigate the distribution of hydrocarbons in water and sediments around selected oilfields.
2. Benthos sampling on the JONSIS line.
3. Trawling, hand and long lining for commercial fish species for biochemical and taste panel analysis.
4. Water sampling for radio-caesium analysis.
Chief scientistAlistair D McIntosh (Department of Agriculture and Fisheries for Scotland Aberdeen Marine Laboratory)
Cruise reportFRV Scotia 11/83 cruise report sc11_83.pdf (0.13 MB) 
Ocean/sea areas 
GeneralNorth Sea
Norwegian Sea
SpecificMoray Firth, JONSIS line, northwestern North Sea, northeast of Shetland
Track chartsFRV Scotia 11/83 cruise track — trk2978.html
Chemical oceanography 
RadioactivityDescription: water samples for radio-caesium analysis.
Biology and fisheries 
Pelagic fishQuantity: number of hauls = 3
Demersal fishQuantity: number of hauls = 1
Description: demersal trawl.
Other biological/fisheries measurementQuantity: number of samples = 28
Description: hydrocarbon concentration