FRV Scarba 7/71

Cruise summary report

Cruise Info. 
Ship name (ship code)FRV Scarba (74RG)
Cruise identifier7/71
Cruise period1971-09-24 — 1971-10-11
Port of departureAberdeen, United Kingdom
Port of returnAberdeen, United Kingdom
Objectives1. To lay and uplift an array of 4 current meter moorings within 20 miles f the Aberdeenshire coast. A mooring laid at the western edge of Aberdeen Bank will support a temperature profile recorder in addition to current meters.
2. To carry out measurements designed to resolve the variability of physical factors and of zooplankton.
Chief scientistHarry D Dooley (Department of Agriculture and Fisheries for Scotland Aberdeen Marine Laboratory)
Cruise reportFRV Scarba 7/71 cruise report scarba7_71.pdf (0.08 MB) 
Ocean/sea areas 
GeneralNorth Sea
Specific57.18-41N 01.18-55W
Physical oceanography 
Water bottle stationsQuantity: number of stations = 79
Description: 33 top & bottom only
Subsurface temperature measurementsDescription:
Current meters
Other physical oceanographic measurements
Chemical oceanography 
NitrateQuantity: 79
AmmoniaQuantity: 71
Biology and fisheries 
Phytoplankton pigs (eg chlorophyll, fluorescence)