Cruise inventory

FRV Scotia 0106S

Cruise summary report

Cruise Info. 
Ship name (ship code)FRV Scotia (748S)
Cruise identifier0106S
Cruise period2006-01-05 — 2006-01-17
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 studies as part of the Scottish Coastal Eutrophication Assessment Survey (SCEAS).
Chief scientistAlistair D McIntosh (Fisheries Research Services Aberdeen Marine Laboratory)
Project10124 (AE11p)
Cruise reportFRV Scotia 0106S cruise report 0106s.pdf — access key 'C' (0.20 MB) 
Ocean/sea areas 
GeneralNorth Sea
North East Atlantic Ocean (limit 40W)
SpecificEast coast of Scotland, Fladen Ground, Moray Firth, North Minch, South Minch, Orkney and Shetland
Track chartsFRV Scotia 0106S cruise track — 0106strk.pdf (0.18 MB) 
Measurements 
Chemical oceanography 
PhosphateQuantity: number of samples = 912
Description: A number of water samples were collected throughout the cruise.
SilicateQuantity: number of samples = 912
Description: A number of water samples were collected throughout the cruise.
Trace elementsQuantity: number of samples = 912
Description: A number of water samples were collected throughout the cruise.
Biology and fisheries 
Phytoplankton pigs (eg chlorophyll, fluorescence)Quantity: number of samples = 912
Description: A number of water samples were collected throughout the cruise.
Sediment trapsQuantity: number of samples = 64
Description: A number of sediment samples were collected during the cruise.
PhytoplanktonQuantity: number of samples = 912
Description: A number of water samples were collected throughout the cruise.