Cruise inventory

FRV Scotia 0991S_3

Cruise summary report

Cruise Info. 
Ship name (ship code)FRV Scotia (749S)
Cruise identifier0991S_3
Cruise period1991-09-24 — 1991-10-04
StatusCompleted
Port of departureAberdeen, United Kingdom
Port of returnAberdeen, United Kingdom
Objectives1. To deploy six current meter moorings in the northern North Sea to the east of Shetland and one current meter mooring on the NW shelf to the west of Orkney.
2. To work hydrographic stations using water bottles and CTD profilers along the Fair Isle - Munken, Faroe and the Nolso, Faroe - Flugga, Shetland sections.
3. To carry out hydrographic studies in the northern North Sea at the locations of the current meter moorings, along the JONSIS line, and along the EC lines.
Chief scientistEric W Henderson (Scottish Office Agriculture and Fisheries Department Aberdeen Marine Laboratory)
Cruise reportFRV Scotia 0991S_3 cruise report sc09_91part3.pdf — access key 'C' (0.07 MB) 
Ocean/sea areas 
GeneralNorth Sea
North East Atlantic Ocean (limit 40W)
SpecificNorth Western North Sea
Track chartsFRV Scotia 0991S_3 cruise track — trk3782.html
Measurements 
Physical oceanography 
Water bottle stationsQuantity: number of stations = 36
CTD stationsQuantity: number of stations = 42
Subsurface temperature and salinity measurementsDescription: all track
Current metersQuantity: number of stations = 6
Description: 12 ACMS deployed
Chemical oceanography 
PhosphateQuantity: number of stations = 21
NitrateQuantity: number of stations = 21
SilicateQuantity: number of stations = 36
Moorings, landers, buoys 
Physical oceanography 
Current meters60° 30' 0" N  0° 0' 8" W — 2 ACMS deployed 27.9.91
Current meters60° 30' 0" N  0° 30' 0" W — 2 ACMS deployed 27.9.91
Current meters60° 30' 0" N  0° 15' 6" W — 2 ACMS deployed 27.9.91
Current meters60° 30' 0" N  1° 0' 6" E — 2 ACMS deployed 27.9.91
Current meters59° 8' 59" N  3° 55' 59" W — 2 ACMS deployed 26.9.91
Current meters60° 30' 0" N  0° 40' 59" W — 2 ACMS deployed 28.9.91
Data held at BODC 
Series/Profiles 
32  CTD/STD cast
Density of the water column
Electrical conductivity of the water column
Vertical spatial coordinates
Salinity of the water column
Temperature of the water column
Density of the water column
Electrical conductivity of the water column
Vertical spatial coordinates
Salinity of the water column
Temperature of the water column

BODC idDate/TimeLocationDoc.
4119911991-09-30 14:32 60° 35' 6" N  2° 45' 2" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 411991
4120051991-09-30 15:36 60° 30' 6" N  2° 29' 49" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 412005
4120171991-09-30 16:36 60° 25' 8" N  2° 15' 2" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 412017
4120291991-09-30 17:35 60° 20' 5" N  2° 0' 3" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 412029
4120301991-10-01 00:34 60° 29' 1" N  0° 54' 56" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 412030
4120421991-10-01 01:16 60° 29' 3" N  0° 44' 53" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 412042
4120541991-10-01 02:05 60° 28' 58" N  0° 30' 1" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 412054
4120661991-10-01 03:03 60° 28' 58" N  0° 14' 55" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 412066
4120781991-10-01 03:54 60° 29' 1" N  0° 0' 12" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 412078
4120911991-10-01 04:44 60° 29' 3" N  0° 14' 46" E  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 412091
4121091991-10-01 05:59 60° 29' 8" N  0° 30' 9" E  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 412109
4121101991-10-01 06:58 60° 29' 8" N  0° 45' 4" E  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 412110
4121221991-10-01 08:00 60° 29' 13" N  1° 0' 0" E  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 412122
4121341991-10-01 09:02 60° 29' 13" N  1° 14' 36" E  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 412134
4121461991-10-01 09:59 60° 29' 9" N  1° 30' 9" E  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 412146
4121581991-10-01 12:54 60° 0' 6" N  1° 29' 58" E  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 412158
4121711991-10-01 13:45 60° 0' 6" N  1° 15' 19" E  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 412171
4121831991-10-01 14:39 60° 0' 4" N  1° 0' 8" E  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 412183
4121951991-10-01 15:34 59° 59' 57" N  0° 44' 57" E  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 412195
4122021991-10-01 16:28 59° 59' 58" N  0° 30' 4" E  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 412202
4122141991-10-01 17:20 60° 0' 2" N  0° 15' 8" E  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 412214
4122261991-10-01 18:21 60° 0' 8" N  0° 0' 8" E  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 412226
4122381991-10-01 19:11 59° 59' 55" N  0° 14' 58" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 412238
4122511991-10-01 21:22 59° 59' 46" N  0° 46' 21" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 412251
4122631991-10-01 22:23 60° 0' 6" N  0° 59' 47" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 412263
4122751991-10-02 16:11 59° 17' 7" N  0° 20' 4" E  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 412275
4122871991-10-02 17:20 59° 17' 3" N  0° 40' 3" E  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 412287
4122991991-10-02 18:31 59° 17' 3" N  1° 0' 6" E  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 412299
4123061991-10-02 19:36 59° 16' 59" N  1° 20' 10" E  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 412306
4123181991-10-02 21:35 58° 58' 0" N  1° 30' 6" E  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 412318
4123311991-10-02 22:44 58° 52' 58" N  1° 15' 3" E  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 412331
4123431991-10-03 00:01 58° 48' 7" N  1° 0' 6" E  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 412343