Cruise inventory

FRV Scotia 0687S

Cruise summary report

Cruise Info. 
Ship name (ship code)FRV Scotia (749S)
Cruise identifier0687S
Cruise period1987-06-17 — 1987-07-07
Port of departureAberdeen, United Kingdom
Port of returnAberdeen, United Kingdom
ObjectivesBenthic surveys, sewage sludge observations in Clyde and Garroch Head Hydro-chemical survey; current meters; mini-hydro survey of Fair Isle area; Faroe-Shetland Channel hydrographic survey
Chief scientistIan M Davies (Department of Agriculture and Fisheries for Scotland Aberdeen Marine Laboratory), J H Anthony Martin (Department of Agriculture and Fisheries for Scotland Aberdeen Marine Laboratory)
ProjectPart NANSEN
Coordinating bodyICES
Cruise reportFRV Scotia 0687S cruise report sc06_87.pdf — access key 'C' (0.09 MB) 
Ocean/sea areas 
GeneralNorth Sea
Inner Seas off the West Coast of Scotland
North East Atlantic Ocean (limit 40W)
SpecificClyde and Garroch Head, Fair Isle, Faroe-Shetland Channel, NW North Sea
Track chartsFRV Scotia 0687S cruise track — trk3351a.html FRV Scotia 0687S cruise track — trk3351b.html
Physical oceanography 
Surface measurements underway (T,S)
Water bottle stationsQuantity: number of stations = 12
Description: calibration only 6 in NANSEN data set
CTD stationsQuantity: number of stations = 34
Description: data received by ICES but rejected
Transparency (eg transmissometer)Quantity: number of samples = 105
Current metersDescription: 4 deployed; 115 days
Chemical oceanography 
Trace elementsQuantity: number of samples = 100
Trace metalsQuantity: number of samples = 100
Biology and fisheries 
Particulate organic matter (inc POC, PON)Quantity: number of samples = 100