FRV Scotia 1803S
Cruise summary report
|Ship name (ship code)||FRV Scotia (748S)|
|Cruise period||2003-12-08 — 2003-12-21|
|Port of departure||Aberdeen, United Kingdom|
|Port of return||Aberdeen, United Kingdom|
|Objectives||1) 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 at stations on the Fladden ground.
4) To conduct fishing operations at selected areas on the Fladden ground.
|Chief scientist||John Dunn (Fisheries Research Services Aberdeen Marine Laboratory)|
|Cruise report||(0.31 MB)|
North East Atlantic Ocean (limit 40W)
|Specific||Northwestern North Sea, Faroe-Shetland Channel|
|Track charts||(0.26 MB)|
|CTD stations||Quantity: number of stations = 86|
Description: CTD profiles, 49 vertical dips, 37 towed (ARIES)
|Subsurface temperature and salinity measurements||Quantity: activity duration in days = 15|
Description: thermosalinograph measurements
|Total - P||Quantity: number of samples = 549|
|Nitrate||Quantity: number of samples = 549|
|Silicate||Quantity: number of samples = 549|
|Biology and fisheries|
|Phytoplankton||Quantity: number of samples = 120|
|Zooplankton||Quantity: number of samples = 120|
|Acoustic reflection on marine organisms.||Quantity: number of measurements = 110|
Description: Acoustic readings from ARIES at 120kHz, 200kHz and 38kHz