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Cruise inventory

FRV Scotia 4/70

Cruise summary report

Cruise Info. 
Ship name (ship code)FRV Scotia (747S)
Cruise identifier4/70
Cruise period1970-04-23 — 1970-06-02
Port of departureAberdeen, United Kingdom
Port of returnAberdeen, United Kingdom
ObjectivesThe objectives of the cruise, which was in two parts, were (i) a trawl survey of the shelf area of the northern North Sea and associated environmental sampling and (ii) an environmental survey of the Norwegian Deeps.
Chief scientistJames A Adams (Department of Agriculture and Fisheries for Scotland Aberdeen Marine Laboratory)
Cruise reportFRV Scotia 4/70 cruise report sc04_70.pdf — access key 'C' (0.22 MB) 
Ocean/sea areas 
GeneralNorth Sea
Physical oceanography 
Water bottle stationsQuantity: number of stations = 94
Description: top & bottom only 1 with S only
Chemical oceanography 
PhosphateQuantity: 94
NitrateQuantity: 87
NitriteQuantity: 73
Biology and fisheries 
Phytoplankton pigs (eg chlorophyll, fluorescence)Quantity: 94
PhytoplanktonQuantity: 10
Description: international standard net
ZooplanktonQuantity: 94
Description: Gulf III type,W.P.3 nets