FRV Scotia 0188S
Cruise summary report
|Ship name (ship code)||FRV Scotia (749S)|
|Cruise period||1988-01-08 — 1988-01-26|
|Port of departure||Aberdeen, United Kingdom|
|Port of return||Aberdeen, United Kingdom|
|Objectives||1. To recover 13 current meter moorings in the North Sea and west of Orkney and Shetland Islands.
2. To do associated hydrography as part of the ACE project.
3. To study the vertical profile of the Fair Isle current using drogues.
4. To collect water samples for radio-caesium analysis.
|Chief scientist||J H Anthony Martin (Department of Agriculture and Fisheries for Scotland Aberdeen Marine Laboratory)|
|Cruise report||(0.06 MB)|
|General||North Atlantic Ocean|
|Specific||NW North Sea, west of Orkney and Shetland, Fair Isle Channel|
|Track charts||(0.02 MB)|
|Surface measurements underway (T,S)|
|Water bottle stations||Quantity: number of stations = 61|
|Current meters||Description: 13 moorings recovered; 80 days|
|Sea level (inc. bot. press., inverted echosounder)||Description: 2 locations; 97 days|
|Radioactivity||Quantity: number of stations = 3|