Cruise inventory

FRV Scotia 12/49

Cruise summary report

Cruise Info. 
Ship name (ship code)FRV Scotia (747S)
Cruise identifier12/49
Cruise period1949-11-10 — 1949-11-29
StatusCompleted
Port of departureAberdeen, United Kingdom
Port of returnAberdeen, United Kingdom
PurposeResearch
Objectives1. Hydrographical-plankton survey of the faroe-Shetland Channel along standard sections of hydrographic stations a) Butt of Lewis to Faroe Bank and b) faroe to Shetland.
2. Trawling sampling off Butt of Lewis, Faroe Bank, Faroe, Shetland and Fair Isle fishing grounds.
Chief scientistJohn B Tait (Department of Agriculture and Fisheries for Scotland Aberdeen Marine Laboratory)
Cruise reportFRV Scotia 12/49 cruise report sc12_49.pdf — access key 'C' (1.36 MB) 
Ocean/sea areas 
GeneralNorth East Atlantic Ocean (limit 40W)
SpecificFaroe-Shetland Channel
Measurements 
Physical oceanography 
Subsurface temperature and salinity measurementsDescription: Temperature, phosphate and oxygen measurements were taken over the cruise. No. of measurements not noted.
Chemical oceanography 
OxygenDescription: Temperature, phosphate and oxygen measurements were taken over the cruise. No. of measurements not noted.
PhosphateDescription: Temperature, phosphate and oxygen measurements were taken over the cruise. No. of measurements not noted.
Biology and fisheries 
ZooplanktonDescription: Good catches of plankton were made using the Hensen net. No. of trawls not noted.
Pelagic fishDescription: A number of trawls were made throughout the cruise, but catches were generally poor, though all fish appeared to be represented.
Demersal fishDescription: A number of trawls were made throughout the cruise, but catches were generally poor, though all fish appeared to be represented.