FRV Scotia 7/69
Cruise summary report
|Ship name (ship code)||FRV Scotia (747S)|
|Cruise period||1969-08-07 — 1969-08-27|
|Port of departure||Aberdeen, United Kingdom|
|Port of return||Aberdeen, United Kingdom|
|Objectives||1. To lay and maintain three current meter moorings at 2, 10 and 20 miles off the River Ythan and to recover them at the end of the cruise.
2. To carry out additional current measurements using radio dhans, a direct reading current meter and rhodamins B dye.
3. To continuously monitor the surface chemical distribution.
4. To measure the zooplankton distribution by means of Gulf III oblique hauls and phytoplankton at 3m depth by sedimentation samples.
|Chief scientist||Harry D Dooley (Department of Agriculture and Fisheries for Scotland Aberdeen Marine Laboratory)|
|Cruise report||(0.11 MB)|
|Water bottle stations||Quantity: number of stations = 56|
|Surface drifters/drifting buoys||Description: parach.drogue/curr.cross/bottom|
|Sea level (inc. bot. press., inverted echosounder)||Description: moored ocean.station|
|Biology and fisheries|
|Phytoplankton pigs (eg chlorophyll, fluorescence)||Quantity: 34|