FRV Scotia 1802S

Cruise summary report

Cruise Info. 
Ship name (ship code)FRV Scotia (748S)
Cruise identifier1802S
Cruise period2002-12-04 — 2002-12-20
Port of departureAberdeen, United Kingdom
Port of returnAberdeen, United Kingdom
Objectives1. To conduct routine hydrographic sampling at stations along the standard JONSIS, Fair Isle-Munken and Nolso-Flugga survey lines
2. To conduct plankton and hydrographic sampling with ARIES in the Faroe Shetland Channel.
3. To conduct plankton and hydrographic sampling with ARIES and a Methot net in the North Atlantic and the Western shelf area.
Chief scientistJohn Dunn (Fisheries Research Services Aberdeen Marine Laboratory)
Cruise reportFRV Scotia 1802S cruise report sc18_02.pdf (0.18 MB) 
Ocean/sea areas 
GeneralNorth Sea
North East Atlantic Ocean (limit 40W)
SpecificNorthwestern North Sea, Faroe Shetland Channel, continental shelf NW of Scotland, Rockall Plateau and Iceland Basin
Track chartsFRV Scotia 1802S cruise track — sc18_02track.pdf (0.09 MB) 
Physical oceanography 
CTD stationsQuantity: number of stations = 73
Description: CTD stations.
Chemical oceanography 
PhosphateQuantity: number of samples = 1304
Description: Phosphate Samples
NitrateQuantity: number of samples = 1304
Description: Nitrate Samples
SilicateQuantity: number of samples = 1304
Description: Silicate Samples
Biology and fisheries 
ZooplanktonQuantity: number of hauls = 165
Description: A.R.I.E.S. discrete depth Zooplankton samples and Methot oblique Zooplankton samples