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FRV Scotia 1402S

Cruise summary report

Cruise Info. 
Ship name (ship code)FRV Scotia (748S)
Cruise identifier1402S
Cruise period2002-09-23 — 2002-10-06
StatusCompleted
Port of departureAberdeen, United Kingdom
Port of returnAberdeen, United Kingdom
PurposeResearch
Objectives1. To perform a hydrographic survey 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 two of the Nordic WOCE ADCP moorings.
4. To recover one current meter mooring in the Judd Deeps.
5. To perform ad-hoc towed array acoustic recordings for cetaceans and deploy four sonobuoy moorings for Aberdeen University Zoology Department.
6. To perform a wide area CTD eddy survey of Faroe Shetland Channel.
7. To carry out squid jigging as time allows.
Chief scientistGeorge Slesser (Fisheries Research Services Aberdeen Marine Laboratory)
ProjectJONSIS & WOCE
Cruise reportFRV Scotia 1402S cruise report sc14_02.pdf (0.11 MB) 
Ocean/sea areas 
GeneralNorth Sea
North East Atlantic Ocean (limit 40W)
SpecificNorthwestern North Sea; Faroe Shetland Channel
Measurements 
Physical oceanography 
Surface measurements underway (T,S)Quantity: activity duration in days = 14
Description: Surface underway measurements
Water bottle stationsQuantity: number of stations = 130
Description: Stations of water samples
CTD stationsQuantity: number of stations = 130
Description: CTD stations
Chemical oceanography 
PhosphateQuantity: number of stations = 130
Description: Stations of Phosphate samples
NitrateQuantity: number of stations = 130
Description: Stations of Nitrate samples
SilicateQuantity: number of stations = 130
Description: Stations of Silicate samples
Moorings, landers, buoys 
Physical oceanography 
Current profiler (eg ADCP)60° 16' 29" N  4° 19' 59" W — Recovered NWSE 25/9/02 150 kHz ADCP (laid 24/5/02)
Current profiler (eg ADCP)60° 27' 0" N  4° 22' 18" W — Laid NWSD 30/9/02 75 kHz ADCP
Current profiler (eg ADCP)60° 16' 31" N  4° 19' 59" W — Laid NWSE 30/9/02 150 kHz ADCP
Current profiler (eg ADCP)60° 26' 59" N  4° 19' 59" W — Recovered NWSD 25/9/02 75kHz ADCP (laid 24/5/02)