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FRV Scotia 0700S

Cruise summary report

Cruise Info. 
Ship name (ship code)FRV Scotia (748S)
Cruise identifier0700S
Cruise period2000-05-08 — 2000-05-22
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 Faroe Shetland Channel sections.
3. To perform a survey of bottom boundary layer mixing and water mass creation in the Faroe Shetland Channel.
4. To service one of the Nordic WOCE ADCP moorings.
5. To deploy a mooring east of Lerwick in support of the MAIA contract (if required following MAIA meeting).
6. To undertake coastal CTD surveys in support of the MAIA contract.
7. If time permits, to survey part of the Rockall Trough standard section (Ellett Line).
8. If equipment becomes available, to perform ad hoc sonar buoy and towed array acoustic recordings for cetaceans.
9. Throughout the trip, to undertake an exhaustive examination of nutrient sampling techniques and accuracies.
Chief scientistBill Turrell (Fisheries Research Services Aberdeen Marine Laboratory)
Coordinating bodyECFPV (EVK2-CT-1999-00008)
Cruise reportFRV Scotia 0700S cruise report sc07_00.pdf (0.12 MB) 
Ocean/sea areas 
GeneralNorth Sea
North East Atlantic Ocean (limit 40W)
SpecificNorthern North Sea, Faroe Shetland Channel, Rockall Trough, east of Shetland
Measurements 
Physical oceanography 
Surface measurements underway (T,S)Quantity: activity duration in days = 13
Description: SBE thermosalinograph measurements throughout cruise
CTD stationsQuantity: number of stations = 91
Description: Dissolved oxygen sensor. SBE911 CTD with Sea-tech fluorometer. Calibration samples taken for salinity, nitrates, silicates and phosphates at 54 stations; chlorophyll at 12 Stations
Chemical oceanography 
PhosphateQuantity: number of stations = 91
Description: Dissolved oxygen sensor. SBE911 CTD with Sea-tech fluorometer. Calibration samples taken for salinity, nitrates, silicates and phosphates at 54 stations; chlorophyll at 12 Stations
NitrateQuantity: number of stations = 91
Description: Dissolved oxygen sensor. SBE911 CTD with Sea-tech fluorometer. Calibration samples taken for salinity, nitrates, silicates and phosphates at 54 stations; chlorophyll at 12 Stations
SilicateQuantity: number of stations = 91
Description: Dissolved oxygen sensor. SBE911 CTD with Sea-tech fluorometer. Calibration samples taken for salinity, nitrates, silicates and phosphates at 54 stations; chlorophyll at 12 Stations
Biology and fisheries 
Phytoplankton pigs (eg chlorophyll, fluorescence)Quantity: number of stations = 91
Description: Dissolved oxygen sensor. SBE911 CTD with Sea-tech fluorometer. Calibration samples taken for salinity, nitrates, silicates and phosphates at 54 stations; chlorophyll at 12 Stations
Moorings, landers, buoys 
Physical oceanography 
Current profiler (eg ADCP)60° 27' 0" N  0° 22' 0" W — Recovered long term mooring NWSD RDI 75 kHz ADCP at 780m upwards
Current profiler (eg ADCP)60° 27' 0" N  4° 22' 0" W — Deployed long term mooring NWSD RDI 75 kHz ADCP at 780m upwards
Other physical oceanographic measurements60° 25' 0" N  0° 48' 0" W — Deployed Seacat SBE-16 for 6 months temperature and salinity.
Data held at BODC Get data
Series/Profiles 
10  Bottle station
Reference numbers
Phosphate concentration parameters in the water column
Vertical spatial coordinates
Silicate concentration parameters in the water column
Nitrate concentration parameters in the water column
Quality control flags
Reference numbers
Phosphate concentration parameters in the water column
Vertical spatial coordinates
Silicate concentration parameters in the water column
Nitrate concentration parameters in the water column
Quality control flags

BODC idDate/TimeLocationDoc.
12304502000-05-18 17:14 57° 17' 51" N  10° 22' 59" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 1230450
12304622000-05-19 01:37 57° 5' 55" N  9° 25' 20" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 1230462
12304132000-05-17 23:16 57° 31' 48" N  12° 37' 43" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 1230413
12304252000-05-18 05:16 57° 29' 42" N  11° 51' 4" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 1230425
12304012000-05-17 20:41 57° 33' 5" N  13° 0' 9" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 1230401
12304492000-05-18 12:46 57° 23' 39" N  10° 51' 59" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 1230449
12304862000-05-19 05:56 56° 56' 54" N  8° 47' 1" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 1230486
12303942000-05-17 18:30 57° 34' 57" N  13° 35' 57" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 1230394
12304372000-05-18 09:51 57° 27' 57" N  11° 18' 54" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 1230437
12304742000-05-19 03:33 57° 3' 10" N  9° 12' 53" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 1230474
91  CTD/STD cast
Salinity of the water column
Temperature of the water column
Vertical spatial coordinates
Electrical conductivity of the water column
Salinity of the water column
Temperature of the water column
Vertical spatial coordinates
Electrical conductivity of the water column

BODC idDate/TimeLocationDoc.
5587962000-05-12 11:06 61° 53' 48" N  5° 44' 53" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 558796
5588272000-05-12 16:34 61° 34' 54" N  4° 14' 48" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 558827
5588642000-05-13 03:07 61° 10' 54" N  2° 24' 29" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 558864
5589812000-05-16 01:40 60° 29' 5" N  4° 29' 53" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 558981
5590442000-05-17 20:41 57° 32' 59" N  13° 0' 6" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 559044
5590682000-05-17 23:16 57° 31' 48" N  12° 37' 41" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 559068
5591732000-05-18 19:45 57° 13' 59" N  10° 2' 53" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 559173
5592162000-05-19 04:46 57° 0' 0" N  8° 59' 48" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 559216
5593572000-05-20 23:14 60° 30' 0" N  0° 19' 54" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 559357
5593692000-05-21 00:01 60° 30' 0" N  0° 29' 53" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 559369
5594132000-05-21 05:32 60° 9' 53" N  0° 59' 35" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 559413
5594252000-05-21 06:17 60° 9' 53" N  0° 49' 54" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 559425
5594742000-05-21 10:01 60° 9' 53" N  0° 0' 0" E  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 559474
5585752000-05-09 11:03 59° 16' 59" N  1° 39' 47" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 558575
5586432000-05-09 21:59 60° 13' 0" N  3° 51' 24" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 558643
5588522000-05-13 01:18 61° 14' 35" N  2° 39' 6" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 558852
5590202000-05-17 18:30 57° 34' 54" N  13° 35' 53" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 559020
5590812000-05-18 02:08 57° 32' 17" N  12° 15' 24" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 559081
5592532000-05-20 14:53 60° 49' 54" N  0° 40' 5" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 559253
5592652000-05-20 15:41 60° 49' 18" N  0° 30' 11" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 559265
5592902000-05-20 18:10 60° 49' 59" N  0° 0' 0" E  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 559290
5594012000-05-21 02:44 60° 30' 6" N  1° 0' 0" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 559401
5594862000-05-21 10:43 60° 9' 53" N  0° 10' 5" E  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 559486
5584952000-05-09 03:42 59° 16' 59" N  0° 0' 6" E  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 558495
5585512000-05-09 09:34 59° 17' 42" N  1° 19' 54" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 558551
5585632000-05-09 10:20 59° 16' 59" N  1° 30' 0" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 558563
5587352000-05-10 13:03 60° 43' 0" N  5° 5' 48" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 558735
5588402000-05-12 22:40 61° 21' 6" N  3° 10' 0" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 558840
5591852000-05-18 22:10 57° 8' 59" N  9° 41' 42" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 559185
5591972000-05-19 01:37 57° 5' 53" N  9° 25' 18" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 559197
5593332000-05-20 21:43 60° 30' 0" N  0° 0' 0" E  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 559333
5593702000-05-21 00:49 60° 29' 53" N  0° 40' 5" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 559370
5594372000-05-21 07:02 60° 9' 47" N  0° 39' 54" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 559437
5585022000-05-09 05:30 59° 16' 48" N  0° 19' 48" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 558502
5585262000-05-09 08:03 59° 16' 54" N  1° 0' 0" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 558526
5587472000-05-10 14:41 60° 47' 12" N  5° 15' 17" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 558747
5589562000-05-15 21:20 60° 28' 54" N  4° 25' 47" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 558956
5591242000-05-18 11:18 57° 26' 42" N  11° 4' 54" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 559124
5591482000-05-18 14:19 57° 21' 29" N  10° 40' 36" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 559148
5592282000-05-19 05:56 56° 56' 53" N  8° 46' 59" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 559228
5593082000-05-20 19:02 60° 49' 59" N  0° 10' 0" E  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 559308
5593822000-05-21 01:36 60° 29' 48" N  0° 50' 5" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 559382
5594492000-05-21 07:46 60° 9' 53" N  0° 29' 53" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 559449
5594502000-05-21 08:42 60° 9' 53" N  0° 19' 41" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 559450
5586062000-05-09 14:04 59° 16' 41" N  2° 4' 54" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 558606
5586922000-05-10 02:51 60° 28' 59" N  4° 25' 36" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 558692
5589072000-05-13 06:35 61° 5' 53" N  2° 1' 29" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 558907
5589192000-05-13 07:38 61° 3' 53" N  1° 52' 59" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 558919
5590072000-05-16 08:06 60° 28' 54" N  4° 25' 41" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 559007
5591612000-05-18 17:14 57° 17' 48" N  10° 22' 54" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 559161
5592772000-05-20 16:30 60° 49' 59" N  0° 19' 48" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 559277
5592892000-05-20 17:20 60° 50' 6" N  0° 9' 42" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 559289
5593212000-05-20 21:00 60° 29' 53" N  0° 10' 0" E  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 559321
5585382000-05-09 08:50 59° 16' 54" N  1° 10' 5" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 558538
5585872000-05-09 11:48 59° 17' 48" N  1° 47' 35" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 558587
5587232000-05-10 11:23 60° 37' 59" N  4° 53' 48" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 558723
5587592000-05-10 16:27 60° 50' 48" N  5° 28' 48" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 558759
5587842000-05-12 09:36 61° 59' 48" N  6° 12' 6" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 558784
5588152000-05-12 14:28 61° 41' 42" N  4° 50' 59" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 558815
5588392000-05-12 20:16 61° 28' 0" N  3° 41' 41" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 558839
5588762000-05-13 04:17 61° 9' 18" N  2° 17' 41" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 558876
5589682000-05-16 01:06 60° 28' 59" N  4° 25' 54" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 558968
5590562000-05-17 21:38 57° 32' 5" N  12° 52' 0" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 559056
5590932000-05-18 05:16 57° 29' 41" N  11° 50' 59" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 559093
5591002000-05-18 07:44 57° 28' 54" N  11° 31' 47" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 559100
5586182000-05-09 14:50 59° 16' 41" N  2° 14' 12" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 558618
5586312000-05-09 21:11 60° 10' 5" N  3° 43' 54" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 558631
5586552000-05-09 22:46 60° 16' 0" N  3° 58' 54" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 558655
5586672000-05-09 23:33 60° 18' 11" N  4° 4' 12" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 558667
5587602000-05-10 18:47 61° 1' 48" N  5° 57' 0" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 558760
5588032000-05-12 12:42 61° 48' 47" N  5° 20' 48" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 558803
5589322000-05-13 09:56 60° 58' 36" N  1° 17' 48" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 558932
5589932000-05-16 05:05 60° 28' 59" N  4° 25' 36" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 558993
5591122000-05-18 09:51 57° 27' 54" N  11° 18' 53" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 559112
5592042000-05-19 03:33 57° 3' 6" N  9° 12' 47" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 559204
5592412000-05-19 07:11 56° 52' 59" N  8° 30' 6" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 559241
5593452000-05-20 22:27 60° 30' 0" N  0° 10' 0" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 559345
5593942000-05-21 02:09 60° 29' 53" N  0° 55' 0" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 559394
5594622000-05-21 09:20 60° 9' 47" N  0° 10' 5" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 559462
5585992000-05-09 13:14 59° 16' 54" N  1° 55' 48" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 558599
5587722000-05-10 20:38 61° 11' 53" N  6° 22' 0" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 558772
5588882000-05-13 05:26 61° 7' 59" N  2° 9' 47" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 558888
5589202000-05-13 08:51 61° 1' 18" N  1° 35' 17" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 558920
5589442000-05-13 11:03 60° 55' 54" N  1° 0' 0" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 558944
5590192000-05-16 11:16 60° 28' 54" N  4° 25' 59" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 559019
5590322000-05-17 19:34 57° 33' 53" N  13° 19' 29" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 559032
5591362000-05-18 12:46 57° 23' 35" N  10° 51' 54" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 559136
5585142000-05-09 06:52 59° 16' 59" N  0° 40' 5" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 558514
5586792000-05-10 00:22 60° 20' 12" N  4° 8' 41" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 558679
5586802000-05-10 01:37 60° 25' 5" N  4° 18' 54" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 558680
5587112000-05-10 10:01 60° 34' 54" N  4° 45' 0" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 558711
Discrete samples 
10  CTD frame plus rosette samplerPhosphate concentration parameters in the water column
Silicate concentration parameters in the water column
Nitrate concentration parameters in the water column