FRV Scotia 0484S

Cruise summary report

Cruise Info. 
Ship name (ship code)FRV Scotia (749S)
Cruise identifier0484S
Cruise period1984-04-12 — 1984-04-26
Port of departureAberdeen, United Kingdom
Port of returnAberdeen, United Kingdom
Objectives1. To service three current meter moorings deployed on the Rockall Bank and to lay a new mooring along the southern edge of the Bank.
2. To work hydrographic sections adjacent to the moorings.
3. To work hydrographic stations in the eastern side of the Faroe-Shetland Channel.
Chief scientistJ H Anthony Martin (Department of Agriculture and Fisheries for Scotland Aberdeen Marine Laboratory)
Cruise reportFRV Scotia 0484S cruise report sc04_84.pdf (0.05 MB) 
Ocean/sea areas 
GeneralNorth Sea
North East Atlantic Ocean (limit 40W)
SpecificNorthwestern North Sea, Moray Firth, north coast of Scotland, Rockall Bank, Rockall Trough
Track chartsFRV Scotia 0484S cruise track — trk3072.html
Physical oceanography 
Surface measurements underway (T,S)
Water bottle stationsQuantity: number of stations = 43
Current metersQuantity: number of recoveries = 10
Description: 8 current meters recovered;1 year
Chemical oceanography 
SilicateQuantity: number of stations = 30
Biology and fisheries 
Phytoplankton pigs (eg chlorophyll, fluorescence)Quantity: number of stations = 43