FRV Scotia 1384S

Cruise summary report

Cruise Info. 
Ship name (ship code)FRV Scotia (749S)
Cruise identifier1384S
Cruise period1984-11-08 — 1984-11-22
Port of returnAberdeen, United Kingdom
Objectives1. Hydrographic work in the Faroe-Shetland Channel.
2. Trace metal analysis and hydrographic sampling to the west of Scotland, in the Firth of Clyde and in the Irish Sea.
3. Radio-caesium sampling at 4 standard positions.
Chief scientistJ H Anthony Martin (Department of Agriculture and Fisheries for Scotland Aberdeen Marine Laboratory)
Cruise reportFRV Scotia 1384S cruise report sc13_84.pdf (0.06 MB) 
Ocean/sea areas 
GeneralNorth Sea
Inner Seas off the West Coast of Scotland
Irish Sea and St. George's Channel
North East Atlantic Ocean (limit 40W)
SpecificFaroe-Shetland Channel, Minches, Firth of Clyde, northern Irish Sea, Fair Isle Channel, NW North Sea
Track chartsFRV Scotia 1384S cruise track — trk3081.html
Physical oceanography 
Surface measurements underway (T,S)
Water bottle stationsQuantity: number of stations = 94
Chemical oceanography 
PhosphateQuantity: number of samples = 111
NitrateQuantity: number of samples = 81
SilicateQuantity: number of samples = 79
RadioactivityQuantity: number of samples = 4
Description: water samples collected for radio-caesium analysis.
Suspended matterQuantity: number of samples = 136
Trace metalsQuantity: number of samples = 110