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FRV Scotia 0405S

Cruise summary report

Cruise Info. 
Ship name (ship code)FRV Scotia (748S)
Cruise identifier0405S
Cruise period2005-03-11 — 2005-03-31
StatusCompleted
Port of departureAberdeen, United Kingdom
Port of returnAberdeen, United Kingdom
PurposeResearch
Objectives1. Demersal trawling survey of the grounds off the north and west coasts of Scotland and Irish Sea.
2. To obtain temperature and salinity data from the surface and seabed at each trawling station.
3. Trial and evaluate the NOAA Bottom Contact Sensor.
4. Collect additional biological data in connection with the EU Data Directive 1639/2001.
5. To collect squid tissue for genetic analysis.
6. Collection of various ad hoc preserved tissue samples, live and frozen fish.
7. Identify, quantify and record all Benthic species caught.
Chief scientistKevin J Peach (Fisheries Research Services Aberdeen Marine Laboratory)
Cruise reportFRV Scotia 0405S cruise report 0405s.pdf (0.11 MB) 
Ocean/sea areas 
GeneralInner Seas off the West Coast of Scotland
Irish Sea and St. George's Channel
North East Atlantic Ocean (limit 40W)
Specificnorth and west coasts of Scotland and Irish Sea
Track chartsFRV Scotia 0405S cruise track — scotia04_05trk.pdf (0.09 MB) 
Measurements 
Physical oceanography 
Water bottle stationsQuantity: number of stations = 67
CTD stationsQuantity: number of stations = 67
Subsurface temperature and salinity measurementsDescription: Thermosalinograph run continuously throughout the cruise.
Biology and fisheries 
Demersal fishQuantity: number of hauls = 67
Description: GOV trawls, all but one undertaken in daylight
MolluscsDescription: All species of squid caught were frozen and returned to Aberdeen for analysis.
Geology and geophysics 
Other geological/geophysical measurementsQuantity: number of stations = 67
Description: NOAA bottom contact sensor deployed at each station: 30 successful deployment (remaining 37 fouled by gear or suffered instrument failure).
Data held at BODC Get data
Series/Profiles 
67  CTD/STD cast
Transmittance and attenuance of the water column
Vertical spatial coordinates
Salinity of the water column
Temperature of the water column
Electrical conductivity of the water column
Chlorophyll pigment concentrations in water bodies
Transmittance and attenuance of the water column
Vertical spatial coordinates
Salinity of the water column
Temperature of the water column
Electrical conductivity of the water column
Chlorophyll pigment concentrations in water bodies

BODC idDate/TimeLocationDoc.
7100992005-03-30 05:49 59° 26' 8" N  3° 54' 13" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 710099
7101062005-03-30 11:57 58° 54' 27" N  3° 48' 57" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 710106
7199352005-03-13 16:38 58° 16' 4" N  6° 0' 27" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 719935
7199592005-03-14 10:24 58° 41' 57" N  7° 10' 11" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 719959
7201862005-03-19 18:21 54° 30' 55" N  5° 12' 35" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 720186
7202422005-03-20 16:24 53° 57' 47" N  3° 43' 37" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 720242
7098122005-03-24 06:03 55° 27' 2" N  7° 24' 36" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 709812
7099282005-03-26 14:40 56° 44' 4" N  7° 1' 39" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 709928
7099772005-03-27 11:41 57° 59' 51" N  5° 47' 48" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 709977
7099902005-03-27 16:52 58° 32' 12" N  5° 33' 44" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 709990
7100142005-03-28 08:53 59° 1' 9" N  5° 53' 39" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 710014
7100262005-03-28 13:03 59° 32' 6" N  5° 7' 11" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 710026
7199842005-03-15 06:07 57° 14' 55" N  8° 28' 1" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 719984
7200702005-03-17 06:02 56° 36' 10" N  8° 30' 27" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 720070
7200942005-03-17 13:00 56° 14' 13" N  9° 6' 10" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 720094
7202302005-03-20 14:42 54° 7' 14" N  3° 40' 10" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 720230
7099412005-03-26 18:31 57° 10' 12" N  6° 58' 3" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 709941
7099892005-03-27 14:46 58° 24' 5" N  5° 32' 58" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 709989
7200082005-03-15 13:03 58° 0' 0" N  8° 51' 57" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 720008
7200572005-03-16 10:38 57° 19' 40" N  9° 2' 19" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 720057
7202542005-03-20 18:51 53° 48' 5" N  3° 43' 5" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 720254
7097932005-03-23 13:04 53° 39' 37" N  5° 57' 22" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 709793
7098482005-03-24 18:48 55° 12' 8" N  10° 2' 30" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 709848
7098732005-03-25 10:24 55° 58' 58" N  7° 20' 4" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 709873
7100632005-03-29 10:07 59° 12' 52" N  4° 10' 41" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 710063
7199232005-03-13 13:17 58° 23' 56" N  6° 0' 13" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 719923
7200332005-03-15 19:09 57° 40' 54" N  9° 4' 58" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 720033
7202052005-03-20 07:59 54° 39' 6" N  3° 55' 40" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 720205
7202172005-03-20 10:04 54° 24' 59" N  3° 51' 43" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 720217
7202662005-03-21 06:01 53° 44' 7" N  4° 11' 36" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 720266
7097682005-03-21 15:11 54° 16' 7" N  5° 21' 34" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 709768
7097812005-03-21 18:29 54° 0' 38" N  5° 15' 48" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 709781
7098612005-03-25 06:03 56° 20' 6" N  8° 23' 14" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 709861
7099042005-03-26 10:05 56° 26' 22" N  7° 27' 7" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 709904
7100872005-03-29 15:30 58° 43' 0" N  4° 29' 3" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 710087
7199602005-03-14 13:49 58° 33' 1" N  7° 58' 42" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 719960
7199722005-03-14 18:31 58° 13' 25" N  7° 19' 42" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 719972
7200692005-03-16 16:30 58° 3' 38" N  8° 59' 41" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 720069
7200822005-03-17 08:50 56° 22' 54" N  8° 31' 43" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 720082
7201252005-03-18 10:28 55° 49' 59" N  8° 22' 31" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 720125
7201502005-03-19 05:58 55° 27' 46" N  4° 49' 12" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 720150
7201742005-03-19 14:13 54° 43' 30" N  5° 41' 54" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 720174
7098972005-03-25 16:11 56° 26' 28" N  6° 41' 10" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 709897
7099652005-03-27 09:14 57° 54' 45" N  6° 12' 19" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 709965
7100022005-03-28 05:45 59° 14' 4" N  6° 36' 12" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 710002
7100512005-03-29 05:47 59° 45' 52" N  4° 50' 22" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 710051
7201132005-03-18 06:02 55° 28' 24" N  9° 15' 22" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 720113
7098242005-03-24 09:47 55° 25' 14" N  8° 22' 48" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 709824
7098362005-03-24 13:56 55° 9' 32" N  9° 22' 22" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 709836
7098852005-03-25 12:57 56° 10' 54" N  7° 23' 54" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 709885
7100752005-03-29 12:21 59° 4' 7" N  4° 12' 1" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 710075
7200212005-03-15 14:59 58° 4' 9" N  9° 0' 55" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 720021
7200452005-03-16 06:05 56° 47' 53" N  9° 0' 51" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 720045
7201012005-03-17 18:36 55° 44' 5" N  9° 3' 39" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 720101
7201372005-03-18 12:58 55° 50' 23" N  7° 48' 19" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 720137
7201622005-03-19 08:19 55° 18' 6" N  5° 10' 59" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 720162
7202292005-03-20 12:38 54° 6' 39" N  4° 5' 4" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 720229
7202782005-03-21 09:02 53° 49' 6" N  4° 50' 46" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 720278
7202912005-03-21 12:44 54° 16' 13" N  5° 0' 6" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 720291
7098002005-03-23 15:16 53° 43' 38" N  5° 37' 59" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 709800
7099162005-03-26 12:14 56° 31' 58" N  7° 22' 18" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 709916
7099532005-03-27 06:04 57° 44' 53" N  5° 56' 52" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 709953
7100382005-03-28 15:45 59° 21' 28" N  5° 3' 25" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 710038
7199472005-03-14 06:15 58° 46' 22" N  6° 8' 39" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 719947
7199962005-03-15 09:02 57° 36' 28" N  8° 30' 5" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 719996
7201492005-03-18 18:31 55° 57' 15" N  6° 37' 52" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 720149
7201982005-03-20 06:01 54° 36' 11" N  4° 9' 59" W  View metadata report for BODC series reference number 720198