FRV Scotia 1188S
Cruise summary report
|Ship name (ship code)||FRV Scotia (749S)|
|Cruise period||1988-10-14 — 1988-10-28|
|Port of departure||Aberdeen, United Kingdom|
|Port of return||Aberdeen, United Kingdom|
|Objectives||1. To complete a plankton survey off the Scottish north and west coasts (Area VIa) as part of the ICES International Herring Larvae Surveys.
2. To collect surface temperature and salinity data during the survey.
3. To collect sea water samples for radioactive Caesium monitoring.
4. To conduct trials of the prototype "Ocean Sampler" multi-depth plankton net.
|Chief scientist||Steven J Hay (Scottish Office Agriculture and Fisheries Department Aberdeen Marine Laboratory)|
|Project||Herring Larval Survey|
|Cruise report||(0.11 MB)|
Inner Seas off the West Coast of Scotland
North East Atlantic Ocean (limit 40W)
|Specific||NW North Sea, Pentland Firth, north and west coasts of Scotland, Minches, Fair Isle|
|Track charts||(0.06 MB)|
|Surface measurements underway (T,S)||Description: surface temperature and salinity recorded by thermosalinograph at 10 minute intervals throughout the surveys.|
|Water bottle stations||Description: S surface only|
|Radioactivity||Quantity: number of stations = 4|
|Biology and fisheries|
|Zooplankton||Quantity: number of stations = 190|
Description: Herring larval distribution