FRV Scotia 0384S

Cruise summary report

Cruise Info. 
Ship name (ship code)FRV Scotia (749S)
Cruise identifier0384S
Cruise period1984-03-25 — 1984-04-05
Port of departureAberdeen, United Kingdom
Port of returnAberdeen, United Kingdom
ObjectivesTests of fish-finding echosounders.
Experiments with free fall camera system.
Evaluation of new scanning sonar.
Chief scientistJ Ian Edwards (Department of Agriculture and Fisheries for Scotland Aberdeen Marine Laboratory), Sinclair T Forbes (Department of Agriculture and Fisheries for Scotland Aberdeen Marine Laboratory)
Cruise reportFRV Scotia 0384S cruise report sc03_84.pdf (0.10 MB) 
Ocean/sea areas 
GeneralNorth Sea
Inner Seas off the West Coast of Scotland
North East Atlantic Ocean (limit 40W)
SpecificNorth coast of Scotland, St Kilda, Minch, west coast of Scotland, Moray Firth
Biology and fisheries 
Acoustic reflection on marine organisms.Quantity: number of deployments = 4
Description: survey: distribution, biomass determination
Geology and geophysics 
Long/short range side scan sonarQuantity: number of hauls = 100