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FRV Scotia 0501S

Cruise summary report

Cruise Info. 
Ship name (ship code)FRV Scotia (748S)
Cruise identifier0501S
Cruise period2001-03-17 — 2001-03-27
StatusCompleted
Port of departureAberdeen, United Kingdom
Port of returnAberdeen, United Kingdom
PurposeResearch
Objectives1. To sample fish, plankton and water along a transect from the Statjord oilfield and a reference station in the North Sea.
2. To sample fish, plankton and water along a transect in the German Bight and a reference station east of the Dogger Bank.
Chief scientistAlistair D McIntosh (Fisheries Research Services Aberdeen Marine Laboratory)
ProjectBECPELAG Cruise II
Coordinating bodyICES
Cruise reportFRV Scotia 0501S cruise report sc05_01.pdf (0.11 MB) 
Ocean/sea areas 
GeneralNorth Sea
SpecificNorth Sea, German Bight, Statfjord Oilfield
Track chartsFRV Scotia 0501S cruise track — trk4509.html
Measurements 
Physical oceanography 
CTD stationsQuantity: number of profiles = 32
Description: Seabird SBE 19
Contamination 
Trace metalsQuantity: number of hauls = 32
Description: Methot Net, Zooplanktopn for chemical and biochemical measurements
Trace metalsQuantity: number of hauls = 20
Description: Trawls: fish species sampled for chemical and biochemical measurements
Petroleum residuesQuantity: number of hauls = 20
Description: Trawls: fish species sampled for chemical and biochemical measurements
Petroleum residuesQuantity: number of hauls = 32
Description: Methot Net, Zooplanktopn for chemical and biochemical measurements
Other contaminant measurementsQuantity: number of hauls = 32
Description: Methot Net, Zooplanktopn for chemical and biochemical measurements
Other contaminant measurementsQuantity: number of hauls = 20
Description: Trawls: fish species sampled for chemical and biochemical measurements
Biology and fisheries 
Eggs and larvaeQuantity: number of hauls = 32
Description: Methot Net, Zooplanktopn for chemical and biochemical measurements
Pelagic bacteria/micro-organismsQuantity: number of stations = 3
Description: samples for bacteria and microorganisms for biochemical measurements