Cruise inventory

FRV Scotia 1/68

Cruise summary report

Cruise Info. 
Ship name (ship code)FRV Scotia (747S)
Cruise identifier1/68
Cruise period1968-02-19 — 1968-03-04
StatusCompleted
Port of departureAberdeen, United Kingdom
Port of returnAberdeen, United Kingdom
PurposeResearch
Objectives1. To take part in an international survey of the distribution and abundance of adolescent herring in the North Sea.
2. Hydrographic buoy work.
Chief scientistGeorge McPherson (Department of Agriculture and Fisheries for Scotland Aberdeen Marine Laboratory)
Cruise reportFRV Scotia 1/68 cruise report sc01_68.pdf — access key 'C' (0.06 MB) 
Ocean/sea areas 
GeneralNorth Sea
Measurements 
Physical oceanography 
Surface measurements underway (T,S)Description: T only
Water bottle stationsQuantity: number of stations = 33
Chemical oceanography 
PhosphateQuantity: 33
NitrateQuantity: 33
Nitrite
SilicateQuantity: 33
Biology and fisheries 
PhytoplanktonQuantity: 33