FRV Scotia 1999S

Cruise summary report

Cruise Info. 
Ship name (ship code)FRV Scotia (748S)
Cruise identifier1999S
Cruise period1999-12-08 — 1999-12-22
Port of departureAberdeen, United Kingdom
Port of returnAberdeen, United Kingdom
Objectives1. To conduct routine hydrographic sampling at stations along the standard JONSIS, Fair Isle-Munken and Nolso-Flugga survey lines.
2. To conduct plankton sampling with the OCEAN sampler at selected stations along the Fair Isle-Munken and Nolso-Flugga lines.
3. To conduct comparative tows with the OCEAN sampler and ARIES in the Faroe Shetland Channel.
4. To conduct plankton and hydrographic sampling with ARIES at stations in the Norwegian Sea.
Chief scientistMike R Heath (Fisheries Research Services Aberdeen Marine Laboratory)
ProjectClimate Change AE11N
Coordinating bodyScottish Executive Rural Affairs Department
Cruise reportFRV Scotia 1999S cruise report sc19_99.pdf (0.35 MB) 
Ocean/sea areas 
GeneralNorth Sea
Norwegian Sea
North East Atlantic Ocean (limit 40W)
SpecificNorthwestern North Sea, Faroe Shetland Channel and Norwegian Sea
Track chartsFRV Scotia 1999S cruise track — sc19_99track.pdf (0.04 MB) 
Physical oceanography 
CTD stationsQuantity: number of stations = 17
Description: Towed Oblique Seabird 911+ CTD Stations
CTD stationsQuantity: number of stations = 42
Description: Seabird 911+/ Seabird 25 CTD and Rosette casts
Biology and fisheries 
ZooplanktonQuantity: number of stations = 19
Description: Depth stratified plankton hauls with 200 micrometre net
Other biological/fisheries measurementQuantity: number of stations = 19
Description: Optical plankton counter tows