Cruise inventory

FRV Scotia 4/69

Cruise summary report

Cruise Info. 
Ship name (ship code)FRV Scotia (747S)
Cruise identifier4/69
Cruise period1969-04-19 — 1969-05-13
Port of departureLeith, United Kingdom
Port of returnAberdeen, United Kingdom
ObjectivesEarly departure in fair weather to the outermost buoy of the Ythan estuary. Worked on stations near Norway and the Shetland Isles. Surveyed the area east of Orkney and the Moray Firth.

All but one of the programmed stations had been completed, together with 6 additional environmental and 15 trawl stations.
Chief scientistJames A Adams (Department of Agriculture and Fisheries for Scotland Aberdeen Marine Laboratory)
Cruise reportFRV Scotia 4/69 cruise report sc04_69.pdf — access key 'C' (0.20 MB) 
Ocean/sea areas 
GeneralNorth Sea
Physical oceanography 
BathythermographQuantity: number of profiles = 64
Description: mechanical
Water bottle stationsQuantity: number of stations = 64
Description: top & bottom
Chemical oceanography 
IsotopesDescription: C
Biology and fisheries 
Phytoplankton pigs (eg chlorophyll, fluorescence)Quantity: 64
Description: chlorophyll
PhytoplanktonQuantity: 64