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FRV Scotia 0801S_1

Cruise summary report

Cruise Info. 
Ship name (ship code)FRV Scotia (748S)
Cruise identifier0801S_1
Cruise period2001-05-04 — 2001-05-18
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 service/relay two of the Nordic WOCE ADCP moorings.
4) To service a mooring east of Lerwick in support of the MAIA contract (if required following MAIA meeting).
5) To service two tide gauge moorings in support of the MAIA contract.
6) To perform a mesoscale feature survey in support of the MAIA contract.
7) To deploy a single string deep water mooring south of Faroe.
8) If time permits, to survey part of the Rockall Trough standard section.
9) Throughout the trip, to perform ad hoc sonar buoy and towed array acoustic recordings for cetaceans.
10) Throughout the trip, to undertake an assessment of the improved nutrient analysis system.
11) Throughout the trip, to perform ad hoc sampling for primary productivity measurements.
Chief scientistBill Turrell (Fisheries Research Services Aberdeen Marine Laboratory)
ProjectJONSIS, WOCE & MAIA
Cruise reportFRV Scotia 0801S_1 cruise report sc08_01part1.pdf (0.19 MB) 
Ocean/sea areas 
GeneralNorth Sea
North East Atlantic Ocean (limit 40W)
SpecificNorthern North Sea, Faroe Shetland Channel
Measurements 
Physical oceanography 
Surface measurements underway (T,S)Quantity: activity duration in days = 13
Description: SBE thermosalinograph. JONSIS Fair Isle-Munken, Nolso-Flugga, East Shetland
CTD stationsQuantity: number of stations = 65
Description: DOX sensor, SBE 911 CTD with sea tech fluorometer, calibration samples taken for salinity.
Chemical oceanography 
PhosphateQuantity: number of stations = 65
Description: DOX sensor, SBE 911 CTD with sea tech fluorometer, calibration samples taken for salinity.
NitrateQuantity: number of stations = 65
Description: DOX sensor, SBE 911 CTD with sea tech fluorometer, calibration samples taken for salinity.
SilicateQuantity: number of stations = 65
Description: DOX sensor, SBE 911 CTD with sea tech fluorometer, calibration samples taken for salinity.
Biology and fisheries 
Phytoplankton pigs (eg chlorophyll, fluorescence)Quantity: number of stations = 65
Description: DOX sensor, SBE 911 CTD with sea tech fluorometer, calibration samples taken for salinity.
Moorings, landers, buoys 
Physical oceanography 
Current profiler (eg ADCP)60° 27' 0" N  4° 22' 0" W — Recovered Long term mooring NWSD, RDI 75 KHz ADCP at 750m upwards
Current profiler (eg ADCP)60° 27' 0" N  4° 22' 0" W — Deployed NWSD RDI 75 KHz at 750m upwards
Sea level (inc. bot. press., inverted echosounder)60° 27' 0" N  4° 22' 0" W — Recovered Part mooring, Tide Gauge Missing
Sea level (inc. bot. press., inverted echosounder)60° 17' 59" N  4° 7' 0" W — Recovered Tide Gauge.
Other physical oceanographic measurements60° 25' 0" N  0° 48' 0" W — Recovered Mooring, Seacat SBE-16 Missing
Data held at BODC Get data
Series/Profiles 
65  CTD/STD cast
Dissolved oxygen parameters in the water column
Salinity of the water column
Temperature of the water column
Vertical spatial coordinates
Raw fluorometer output
Raw suspended particulate material concentration sensor output
Electrical conductivity of the water column
Dissolved oxygen parameters in the water column
Salinity of the water column
Temperature of the water column
Vertical spatial coordinates
Raw fluorometer output
Raw suspended particulate material concentration sensor output
Electrical conductivity of the water column

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5724642001-05-05 00:47 59° 16' 49" N  0° 0' 10" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 572464
5724882001-05-05 03:12 59° 17' 21" N  0° 39' 49" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 572488
5726482001-05-05 23:44 60° 28' 30" N  4° 20' 55" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 572648
5727162001-05-06 06:45 60° 28' 30" N  4° 20' 54" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 572716
5729372001-05-09 11:26 61° 11' 11" N  2° 24' 47" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 572937
5725072001-05-05 04:30 59° 16' 57" N  0° 59' 52" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 572507
5725682001-05-05 09:46 59° 16' 28" N  1° 55' 37" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 572568
5728942001-05-09 06:42 61° 4' 9" N  1° 52' 36" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 572894
5729252001-05-09 09:55 61° 9' 31" N  2° 16' 55" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 572925
5730502001-05-11 21:58 60° 47' 3" N  5° 15' 47" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 573050
5731422001-05-13 02:32 61° 3' 3" N  4° 10' 22" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 573142
5725322001-05-05 07:10 59° 17' 1" N  1° 29' 32" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 572532
5726732001-05-06 01:30 60° 28' 30" N  4° 20' 54" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 572673
5727892001-05-07 02:09 60° 18' 0" N  4° 10' 49" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 572789
5728082001-05-07 04:45 60° 28' 59" N  4° 24' 50" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 572808
5729132001-05-09 08:47 61° 7' 57" N  2° 9' 49" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 572913
5729862001-05-10 00:48 61° 42' 3" N  4° 50' 56" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 572986
5730012001-05-10 04:12 61° 53' 59" N  5° 45' 0" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 573001
5730622001-05-11 23:37 60° 43' 3" N  5° 6' 2" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 573062
5730862001-05-12 03:17 60° 34' 59" N  4° 45' 1" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 573086
5731052001-05-12 18:06 61° 33' 25" N  4° 9' 37" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 573105
5731292001-05-12 22:24 61° 18' 6" N  4° 9' 38" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 573129
5725812001-05-05 10:40 59° 16' 26" N  2° 4' 54" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 572581
5726002001-05-05 20:09 60° 27' 51" N  4° 21' 31" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 572600
5726362001-05-05 22:51 60° 28' 30" N  4° 20' 54" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 572636
5726612001-05-06 00:38 60° 28' 30" N  4° 20' 54" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 572661
5727042001-05-06 05:51 60° 28' 30" N  4° 20' 54" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 572704
5727772001-05-07 01:11 60° 17' 59" N  4° 4' 26" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 572777
5728572001-05-08 02:44 60° 21' 59" N  5° 26' 5" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 572857
5728702001-05-09 04:23 60° 58' 44" N  1° 17' 30" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 572870
5728822001-05-09 05:33 61° 1' 27" N  1° 35' 4" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 572882
5729492001-05-09 13:09 61° 14' 1" N  2° 39' 55" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 572949
5729502001-05-09 15:55 61° 20' 52" N  3° 9' 25" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 572950
5725192001-05-05 05:32 59° 16' 54" N  1° 9' 40" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 572519
5725442001-05-05 08:18 59° 16' 43" N  1° 39' 36" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 572544
5726122001-05-05 21:02 60° 28' 4" N  4° 21' 20" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 572612
5728332001-05-07 09:06 60° 37' 55" N  4° 53' 39" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 572833
5729742001-05-09 21:46 61° 34' 54" N  4° 14' 38" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 572974
5731172001-05-12 20:44 61° 23' 25" N  4° 10' 29" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 573117
5725202001-05-05 06:20 59° 16' 52" N  1° 19' 34" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 572520
5725932001-05-05 11:25 59° 16' 58" N  2° 14' 10" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 572593
5726852001-05-06 04:00 60° 28' 29" N  4° 20' 55" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 572685
5727282001-05-06 07:40 60° 28' 30" N  4° 20' 53" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 572728
5728212001-05-07 07:12 60° 35' 9" N  4° 45' 0" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 572821
5728692001-05-09 03:17 60° 55' 56" N  1° 0' 17" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 572869
5729622001-05-09 18:57 61° 27' 58" N  3° 41' 48" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 572962
5730492001-05-11 20:16 60° 51' 39" N  5° 28' 37" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 573049
5730982001-05-12 16:17 61° 43' 11" N  4° 10' 21" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 573098
5731542001-05-16 21:37 60° 25' 7" N  4° 19' 22" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 573154
5724762001-05-05 02:08 59° 17' 5" N  0° 19' 57" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 572476
5725562001-05-05 09:05 59° 16' 58" N  1° 47' 37" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 572556
5726242001-05-05 21:57 60° 28' 23" N  4° 21' 14" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 572624
5726972001-05-06 04:53 60° 28' 30" N  4° 20' 54" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 572697
5727532001-05-06 23:31 60° 13' 6" N  3° 51' 19" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 572753
5727652001-05-07 00:24 60° 16' 3" N  3° 59' 4" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 572765
5727902001-05-07 03:25 60° 25' 1" N  4° 18' 51" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 572790
5730132001-05-10 05:48 61° 59' 35" N  6° 12' 13" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 573013
5730252001-05-11 15:56 61° 11' 51" N  6° 22' 14" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 573025
5730372001-05-11 18:03 61° 2' 4" N  5° 57' 32" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 573037
5731302001-05-13 00:16 61° 13' 6" N  4° 9' 49" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 573130
5727412001-05-06 22:36 60° 9' 55" N  3° 44' 9" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 572741
5728452001-05-08 00:27 60° 23' 59" N  5° 19' 46" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 572845
5729012001-05-09 07:41 61° 5' 58" N  2° 1' 19" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 572901
5729982001-05-10 02:51 61° 49' 7" N  5° 21' 6" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 572998
5730742001-05-12 01:40 60° 38' 15" N  4° 53' 33" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 573074