Cruise inventory

FRV Scotia 0103S

Cruise summary report

Cruise Info. 
Ship name (ship code)FRV Scotia (748S)
Cruise identifier0103S
Cruise period2003-01-06 — 2003-01-12
StatusCompleted
Port of departureAberdeen, United Kingdom
Port of returnAberdeen, United Kingdom
PurposeResearch
Objectives1. To undertake water, sediment and biological sampling for the National Marine Monitoring Programme (NMMP).
2. To collect water samples for hydrographic analysis.
Chief scientistPam Walsham (Fisheries Research Services Aberdeen Marine Laboratory)
ProjectNational Marine Monitoring Programme
Cruise reportFRV Scotia 0103S cruise report sc01_03.pdf — access key 'C' (0.07 MB) 
Ocean/sea areas 
GeneralNorth Sea
Inner Seas off the West Coast of Scotland
Irish Sea and St. George's Channel
SpecificMoray Firth; Minches; Solway Firth; Clyde
Track chartsFRV Scotia 0103S cruise track — 0103strack.pdf (0.07 MB) 
Measurements 
Physical oceanography 
Surface measurements underway (T,S)Quantity: number of samples = 78
Description: 78 surface water samples were collected as part of the Scottish Coastal Eutrophication Assessment with measurement of ToxN, Silicate, Phosphate, Temperature and salinity
Water bottle stationsQuantity: number of samples = 12
Description: Water samples for 6 NMMP offshore sites with measurement of ToxN, Phosphate, Silicate, Nitrite, Ammonia, Salinity and Temperature
Chemical oceanography 
PhosphateQuantity: number of samples = 78
Description: 78 surface water samples were collected as part of the Scottish Coastal Eutrophication Assessment with measurement of ToxN, Silicate, Phosphate, Temperature and salinity
PhosphateQuantity: number of samples = 12
Description: Water samples for 6 NMMP offshore sites with measurement of ToxN, Phosphate, Silicate, Nitrite, Ammonia, Salinity and Temperature
NitriteQuantity: number of samples = 12
Description: Water samples for 6 NMMP offshore sites with measurement of ToxN, Phosphate, Silicate, Nitrite, Ammonia, Salinity and Temperature
Total - NQuantity: number of samples = 78
Description: 78 surface water samples were collected as part of the Scottish Coastal Eutrophication Assessment with measurement of ToxN, Silicate, Phosphate, Temperature and salinity
Total - NQuantity: number of samples = 12
Description: Water samples for 6 NMMP offshore sites with measurement of ToxN, Phosphate, Silicate, Nitrite, Ammonia, Salinity and Temperature
AmmoniaQuantity: number of samples = 12
Description: Water samples for 6 NMMP offshore sites with measurement of ToxN, Phosphate, Silicate, Nitrite, Ammonia, Salinity and Temperature
SilicateQuantity: number of samples = 78
Description: 78 surface water samples were collected as part of the Scottish Coastal Eutrophication Assessment with measurement of ToxN, Silicate, Phosphate, Temperature and salinity
SilicateQuantity: number of samples = 12
Description: Water samples for 6 NMMP offshore sites with measurement of ToxN, Phosphate, Silicate, Nitrite, Ammonia, Salinity and Temperature
Contamination 
Contaminants in organismsQuantity: number of samples = 11
Description: Biota collected for organic analysis, metals analysis
Other contaminant measurementsQuantity: number of samples = 60
Description: Sediment collected for organic analysis, metals analysis and benthic comunites
Geology and geophysics 
GrabQuantity: number of samples = 60
Description: Sediment collected for organic analysis, metals analysis and benthic comunites