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Cruise inventory

FRV Explorer 1/73

Cruise summary report

Cruise Info. 
Ship name (ship code)FRV Explorer (74EX)
Cruise identifier1/73
Cruise period1973-01-05 — 1973-01-13
Port of departureAberdeen, United Kingdom
Port of returnAberdeen, United Kingdom
Objectives1) To undertake mooring trials in the Shetland area
2) Hydrographic stations
3) Echo soundings and pump samples for chemistry and salinity analysis
Chief scientistHarry D Dooley (Department of Agriculture and Fisheries for Scotland Aberdeen Marine Laboratory)
Cruise reportFRV Explorer 1/73 cruise report explorer1_73.pdf — access key 'C' (0.04 MB) 
Ocean/sea areas 
GeneralNorth Sea
North East Atlantic Ocean (limit 40W)
SpecificFaroe, Shetland, Nolso-Flugga section
Physical oceanography 
Water bottle stationsQuantity: number of stations = 15
Description: worked in the Faroe Shetland Channel area including the Nolso-Flugga section
Surface drifters/drifting buoysDescription: drouges; surface
Chemical oceanography 
PhosphateQuantity: number of stations = 15
NitrateQuantity: number of stations = 15
SilicateQuantity: number of stations = 15