FRV Scarba 3/71

Cruise summary report

Cruise Info. 
Ship name (ship code)FRV Scarba (74RG)
Cruise identifier3/71
Cruise period1971-05-20 — 1971-06-29
Port of departureAberdeen, United Kingdom
Port of returnAberdeen, United Kingdom
ObjectivesNorthern North Sea fish and environmental survey.
Chief scientistRichard B Burns (Department of Agriculture and Fisheries for Scotland Aberdeen Marine Laboratory)
Cruise reportFRV Scarba 3/71 cruise report scarba3_71.pdf (0.22 MB) 
Ocean/sea areas 
GeneralNorth East Atlantic Ocean (limit 40W)
Physical oceanography 
BathythermographQuantity: number of profiles = 94
Description: mechanical
Water bottle stationsQuantity: number of stations = 94
Description: 30 top & bottom 6 surface only
Chemical oceanography 
OxygenQuantity: 94
Total - PQuantity: 94
NitrateQuantity: 94
Other contaminant measurementsQuantity: 4
Description: chemical pollution
Biology and fisheries 
Phytoplankton pigs (eg chlorophyll, fluorescence)Quantity: 93
PhytoplanktonQuantity: 6
ZooplanktonQuantity: 94
Pelagic fishQuantity: number of hauls = 62
Other biological/fisheries measurementQuantity: 4