Cruise inventory

FRV Scotia 2/50

Cruise summary report

Cruise Info. 
Ship name (ship code)FRV Scotia (747S)
Cruise identifier2/50
Cruise period1950-03-01 — 1950-03-18
StatusCompleted
Port of departureAberdeen, United Kingdom
Port of returnAberdeen, United Kingdom
PurposeResearch
ObjectivesHydrographic-Plankton survey, with subsidiary trawling on Butt of Lewis, Faroe Bank and Faroe grounds.
Chief scientistJohn B Tait (Department of Agriculture and Fisheries for Scotland Aberdeen Marine Laboratory)
Cruise reportFRV Scotia 2/50 cruise report sc02_50.pdf — access key 'C' (0.05 MB) 
Ocean/sea areas 
GeneralNorth Sea
North East Atlantic Ocean (limit 40W)
SpecificOuter Moray Firth, Faroe-Shetland Channel, Faroe Plateau.
Measurements 
Physical oceanography 
Subsurface temperature and salinity measurementsDescription: Temperature, oxygen and phosphate measurements were collected throughout the cruise. No. of measurements not noted.
Chemical oceanography 
OxygenDescription: Temperature, oxygen and phosphate measurements were collected throughout the cruise. No. of measurements not noted.
PhosphateDescription: Temperature, oxygen and phosphate measurements were collected throughout the cruise. No. of measurements not noted.
Biology and fisheries 
ZooplanktonDescription: Moderate hauls of plankton were caught throughout the cruise. No. of samples not noted.
Pelagic fishDescription: A number of trawls were made throughout the cruise. Haddock catches were particularly good. No. of trawls not noted.
Demersal fishDescription: A number of trawls were made throughout the cruise. Haddock catches were particularly good. No. of trawls not noted.