FRV Scotia 1101S
Cruise summary report
|Ship name (ship code)||FRV Scotia (748S)|
|Cruise period||2001-07-03 — 2001-07-23|
|Port of departure||Aberdeen, United Kingdom|
|Port of return||Aberdeen, United Kingdom|
|Objectives||1. To participate in an ICES-coordinated acoustic and mid-water trawling survey in the north western North Sea and North of Scotland between 58° to 62° N, 4° 30'W to 2° E, excluding Norwegian and Faroes waters.
2. To obtain samples of herring for biological analysis, including age, length, weight, sex, maturity and ichthyophonus infection.
3. To obtain thermosalinograph recordings of surface temperature and salinity throughout the survey area. CTD (and XBT) profiles of temperature and salinity at depth for analysis with herring distributions.
4. To obtain simultaneous coverager with FRV Michael Sars of ICES rectangles 46E9, 47E9, 49E9 and 50E9.
|Chief scientist||Edmund John Simmonds (Fisheries Research Services Aberdeen Marine Laboratory)|
|Coordinating body||Difues Denmark|
|Cruise report||(0.12 MB)|
North East Atlantic Ocean (limit 40W)
|Specific||Northwestern North Sea, Orkney and Shetland Islands|
|Track charts||(0.03 MB)|
|Surface measurements underway (T,S)||Quantity: activity duration in days = 20|
Description: Surface temperature and Salinity recordings.
|CTD stations||Quantity: number of stations = 17|
Description: Salinity sample at 5m
|Biology and fisheries|
|Zoobenthos||Quantity: activity duration in days = 18|
Description: Acoustic Survey at 4 Frequencies 99
|Pelagic fish||Quantity: number of hauls = 49|
Description: Pelagic Hauls opportunistic