FRV Scotia 13/83
Cruise summary report
|Ship name (ship code)||FRV Scotia (749S)|
|Cruise period||1983-12-07 — 1983-12-22|
|Port of departure||Aberdeen, United Kingdom|
|Port of return||Aberdeen, United Kingdom|
|Objectives||1. To recover three current meter moorings presently deployed on the Wyville-Thomson Ridge and to deploy one mooring in the Faroe Shetland Channel.
2. To work hydrographic stations in the Faroe Shetland Channel and across the Wyville-Thomson Ridge.
3. To conduct trials of the remote controlled vehicle (RCV) handling facilities.
4. To make observations of BT 101 trawl using the RCV.
5. To deploy satellite buoys.
|Chief scientist||J H Anthony Martin (Department of Agriculture and Fisheries for Scotland Aberdeen Marine Laboratory)|
|Cruise report||(0.08 MB)|
North East Atlantic Ocean (limit 40W)
|Specific||Wyville Thomson Ridge, Faroe-Shetland Channel, north coast of Scotland, Moray Firth|
|Surface measurements underway (T,S)||Description: Temperature only|
|Water bottle stations||Quantity: number of stations = 5|
Description: Surface temperature
|Current meters||Quantity: number of deployments = 2|
Description: 192 days
|Radioactivity||Description: Water samples taken for radio-caesium analysis.|