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FRV Scotia 1599S

Cruise summary report

Cruise Info. 
Ship name (ship code)FRV Scotia (748S)
Cruise identifier1599S
Cruise period1999-09-14 — 1999-10-01
StatusCompleted
Port of departureAberdeen, United Kingdom
Port of returnAberdeen, United Kingdom
PurposeResearch
Objectives1. To perform hydrographic surveys along the JONSIS standard section in the northern North Sea.
2. To perform hydrographic surveys along the standard Faeroe Shetland Channel sections.
3. To service two of the Nordic WOCE ADCP moorings.
4. To perform a CTD survey of the eddy formation area in the southern Faeroe Shetland Channel.
Chief scientistGeorge Slesser (Fisheries Research Services Aberdeen Marine Laboratory)
Cruise reportFRV Scotia 1599S cruise report sc15_99.pdf (0.11 MB) 
Ocean/sea areas 
GeneralNorth Sea
North East Atlantic Ocean (limit 40W)
SpecificFaroe-Shetland Channel, Faroe Bank-Wyville Thomson Ridge area, north and west of Scotland, northern North Sea
Track chartsFRV Scotia 1599S cruise track — sc15_99track.pdf (0.02 MB) 
Measurements 
Physical oceanography 
Surface measurements underway (T,S)Quantity: activity duration in days = 17
Description: Thermosalinograph
Water bottle stationsQuantity: number of stations = 12
Description: CTD casts, CTD and rosette sampler, JONSIS Line
Water bottle stationsQuantity: number of stations = 30
Description: CTD Casts, CTD and rosette sampler, Faroe-Shetland Channel
CTD stationsQuantity: number of stations = 12
Description: CTD casts, CTD and rosette sampler, JONSIS Line
CTD stationsQuantity: number of stations = 80
Description: CTD casts, Faroe Bank, NE Atlantic shelf edge
CTD stationsQuantity: number of stations = 30
Description: CTD Casts, CTD and rosette sampler, Faroe-Shetland Channel
Chemical oceanography 
PhosphateQuantity: number of stations = 30
Description: CTD Casts, CTD and rosette sampler, Faroe-Shetland Channel
PhosphateQuantity: number of stations = 12
Description: CTD casts, CTD and rosette sampler, JONSIS Line
NitrateQuantity: number of stations = 12
Description: CTD casts, CTD and rosette sampler, JONSIS Line
NitrateQuantity: number of stations = 30
Description: CTD Casts, CTD and rosette sampler, Faroe-Shetland Channel
SilicateQuantity: number of stations = 12
Description: CTD casts, CTD and rosette sampler, JONSIS Line
SilicateQuantity: number of stations = 30
Description: CTD Casts, CTD and rosette sampler, Faroe-Shetland Channel
Moorings, landers, buoys 
Physical oceanography 
Current profiler (eg ADCP)60° 15' 59" N  4° 20' 59" W — Self contained 150kHz ADCP @ 446 below MSL Recovered 16/9/99
Current profiler (eg ADCP)60° 27' 0" N  4° 22' 59" W — Self contained 75khz ADCP @ 805 below MSL Deployed 22/9/99
Current profiler (eg ADCP)60° 15' 59" N  4° 20' 59" W — Self contained 150khz ADCP @446 below MSL Deployed 22/9/99
Current profiler (eg ADCP)60° 27' 0" N  4° 22' 59" W — Self contained 75kHz ADCP @ 808 below MSL Recovered 16/9/99