Cruise inventory

FRV Scotia 5/49

Cruise summary report

Cruise Info. 
Ship name (ship code)FRV Scotia (747S)
Cruise identifier5/49
Cruise period1949-04-25 — 1949-05-22
StatusCompleted
Port of departureAberdeen, United Kingdom
Port of returnAberdeen, United Kingdom
PurposeResearch
ObjectivesAims:
1. Hydrographic and plankton surveys of section A of the ICES programme, and of a section from south Iceland to the Sound of Harris.
2. Trawling surveys of the western Faroes and southern Iceland grounds.
Chief scientistBasil B Parrish (Department of Agriculture and Fisheries for Scotland Aberdeen Marine Laboratory)
Cruise reportFRV Scotia 5/49 cruise report sc05_49.pdf — access key 'C' (0.38 MB) 
Ocean/sea areas 
GeneralNorth Atlantic Ocean
SpecificHebrides-Faroe-Iceland Iceland-Hebrides section.
Measurements 
Physical oceanography 
Subsurface temperature and salinity measurementsDescription: Temperature, salinity and oxygen samples were collected throughout the cruise. No. of samples not noted.
Chemical oceanography 
OxygenDescription: Temperature, salinity and oxygen samples were collected throughout the cruise. No. of samples not noted.
Biology and fisheries 
ZooplanktonDescription: A number of zooplankton samples were collected throughout the cruise. No. of samples not noted.
Pelagic fishQuantity: number of hauls = 5
Description: A number of trawls were made throughout the cruise. Scales and otoliths were collected from some of the caught fish.
Demersal fishQuantity: number of hauls = 5
Description: A number of trawls were made throughout the cruise. Scales and otoliths were collected from some of the caught fish.