FRV Scotia 11/69

Cruise summary report

Cruise Info. 
Ship name (ship code)FRV Scotia (747S)
Cruise identifier11/69
Cruise period1969-11-13 — 1969-12-02
Port of departureAberdeen, United Kingdom
Port of returnAberdeen, United Kingdom
ObjectivesWork on a line of environmental stations running east towards the Skagerack. Weather deteriorated and the survey was termporatily abandoned. Due to several of the stokers requiring medical attention the ship's work was broken off. No more station work could take place due to poor weather. However, radio buoys were recovered.
Chief scientistD D Seaton (Department of Agriculture and Fisheries for Scotland Aberdeen Marine Laboratory)
Cruise reportFRV Scotia 11/69 cruise report sc11_69.pdf (0.09 MB) 
Ocean/sea areas 
GeneralNorth Sea
Physical oceanography 
Surface measurements underway (T,S)Description: T only
Water bottle stationsQuantity: number of stations = 5
Description: 16 T surface
Other physical oceanographic measurementsDescription: moored ocean.station
Chemical oceanography 
Biology and fisheries 
Phytoplankton pigs (eg chlorophyll, fluorescence)Description: chlorophyll
PhytoplanktonQuantity: 16