Cruise inventory

FRV Scotia 10/69

Cruise summary report

Cruise Info. 
Ship name (ship code)FRV Scotia (747S)
Cruise identifier10/69
Cruise period1969-11-05 — 1969-11-10
Objectives1. To lay a current meter mooring 10 miles off the Ythan and to service a mooring at present 1.6 miles from the Ythan.
2. To release parachute drogues adjacent to the mooring and take occasional fixes on them.
3. To carry out a continuous survey of surface temperature, salinity and nitrate.
4. To release rhodamine B dye for advection and dispersion studies.
Chief scientistHarry D Dooley (Department of Agriculture and Fisheries for Scotland Aberdeen Marine Laboratory)
Cruise reportFRV Scotia 10/69 cruise report sc10_69.pdf — access key 'C' (0.08 MB) 
Ocean/sea areas 
GeneralNorth Sea
Physical oceanography 
Surface measurements underway (T,S)Quantity: number of measurements = 1
Description: thermosalinograph ran continuously
Current metersQuantity: number of measurements = 7312
Description: current speed and direction
Chemical oceanography 
NitrateQuantity: number of measurements = 1
Description: autoanalyser ran continuously