FRV Scotia 1702S
Cruise summary report
|Ship name (ship code)||FRV Scotia (748S)|
|Cruise period||2002-11-12 — 2002-12-04|
|Port of departure||Aberdeen, United Kingdom|
|Port of return||Aberdeen, United Kingdom|
|Objectives||1) To participate in the ICES co-ordinated Western Division Demersal Trawl Survey.
2) To obtain temperature and salinity data at each trawling position.
3) To carry out benthic sampling at selected trawling stations.
4) To gather and store acoustic data from the EK500 echo-sounder and the EM950 multi-beam echo-sounder.
|Chief scientist||Alexander P Robb (Fisheries Research Services Aberdeen Marine Laboratory)|
|Project||Western Division Bottom Trawl Surveys|
|Cruise report||(0.35 MB)|
|General||Inner Seas off the West Coast of Scotland|
Irish Sea and St. George's Channel
North East Atlantic Ocean (limit 40W)
|Specific||West of Scotland; NW Ireland; Irish Sea|
|Track charts||(0.25 MB)|
|Surface measurements underway (T,S)||Quantity: activity duration in days = 22|
Description: Surface Temp & Salinity measurements
|CTD stations||Quantity: number of stations = 51|
Description: CTD stations
|Biology and fisheries|
|Phytobenthos||Quantity: number of stations = 27|
Description: Benthic stations, beam trawl and box corer, Abundance, Length, Weight, samples
|Zoobenthos||Quantity: number of stations = 27|
Description: Benthic stations, beam trawl and box corer, Abundance, Length, Weight, samples.
|Demersal fish||Quantity: number of hauls = 82|
Description: Hauls for Abundance, Length, Age, Weight, samples, GOV Trawl
|Geology and geophysics|
|Single-beam echosounding||Quantity: activity duration in days = 22|
Description: Acoustic fish distribution measurements
|Multi-beam echosounding||Description: The simrad EM950 Multibeam Swathe Bathymetry system was operated during each haul.|