FRV Scotia 2/69

Cruise summary report

Cruise Info. 
Ship name (ship code)FRV Scotia (747S)
Cruise identifier2/69
Cruise period1969-03-09 — 1969-03-27
Port of departureAberdeen, United Kingdom
Port of returnAberdeen, United Kingdom
ObjectivesReleased 100 bottom current markers off the mouth of the River Ythan.
Trawled in the Buchan Deeps and worked a line of stations to the east or Orkney. There was an intention fo work a line of stations due east but abandoned due to adverse weather conditions.
Chief scientistRichard B Burns (Department of Agriculture and Fisheries for Scotland Aberdeen Marine Laboratory)
Cruise reportFRV Scotia 2/69 cruise report sc02_69.pdf (0.23 MB) 
Ocean/sea areas 
GeneralNorth Sea
Physical oceanography 
BathythermographQuantity: number of profiles = 26
Description: mechanical
Water bottle stationsQuantity: number of stations = 25
Description: 8 T surface
Surface drifters/drifting buoysDescription: bottom
Chemical oceanography 
PhosphateQuantity: 25
NitrateQuantity: 25
SilicateQuantity: 25
IsotopesDescription: C
Biology and fisheries 
Phytoplankton pigs (eg chlorophyll, fluorescence)Quantity: 25
PhytoplanktonQuantity: 33