FRV Scotia 0685S_2

Cruise summary report

Cruise Info. 
Ship name (ship code)FRV Scotia (749S)
Cruise identifier0685S_2
Cruise period1985-06-26 — 1985-07-04
Port of departureAberdeen, United Kingdom
Port of returnAberdeen, United Kingdom
Objectives1. To measure 'in situ' target strength of herring using the dual-beam system.
2. To test depth monitoring equipment.
3. To measure light intensity, turbidity and bioluminescence.
Chief scientistSinclair T Forbes (Department of Agriculture and Fisheries for Scotland Aberdeen Marine Laboratory)
Cruise reportFRV Scotia 0685S_2 cruise report sc06_85part2.pdf (0.06 MB) 
Ocean/sea areas 
GeneralNorth Sea
North East Atlantic Ocean (limit 40W)
SpecificNW North Sea, Orkney, Shetland
Physical oceanography 
Optics (eg underwater light levels)Description: Light intensity at surface and various depths measured whenever possible.
Biology and fisheries 
Acoustic reflection on marine organisms.Description: Echo-survey for herring.