FRV Scotia 1086S
Cruise summary report
|Ship name (ship code)||FRV Scotia (749S)|
|Cruise period||1986-10-03 — 1986-10-23|
|Port of departure||Aberdeen, United Kingdom|
|Port of return||Leith, United Kingdom|
|Objectives||1. To carry out a herring larval survey in ICES division VIa and around Orkney.
2. To uplift and service hydrographic current meters and moorings.
3. To collect samples of water for radio-caesium monitoring.
4. To observe the numbers of sea birds at sea. (NCC).
|Chief scientist||J A Gauld (Department of Agriculture and Fisheries for Scotland Aberdeen Marine Laboratory)|
|Cruise report||(0.07 MB)|
Inner Seas off the West Coast of Scotland
North East Atlantic Ocean (limit 40W)
|Specific||NW North Sea, Orkney, north coast of Scotland, west of Outer Hebrides, Firth of Clyde, Minches, Firth of Forth|
|Current meters||Quantity: number of stations = 8|
Description: recovered only; 2007 hours
|Radioactivity||Quantity: number of samples = 5|
Description: water samples for radio caesium analysis.
|Biology and fisheries|
|Eggs and larvae||Quantity: number of samples = 189|
|Birds||Description: Observations of the species and numbers of sea-birds were made throughout the cruise.|