Cruise inventory

FRV Scotia 6/50

Cruise summary report

Cruise Info. 
Ship name (ship code)FRV Scotia (747S)
Cruise identifier6/50
Cruise period1950-06-15 — 1950-07-02
StatusCompleted
Port of departureAberdeen, United Kingdom
Port of returnAberdeen, United Kingdom
PurposeResearch
ObjectivesThe object of this cruise was to make a detailed hydrographic, plankton and trawling survey of the Faroe shelf, and to carry out the usual hydrographic and plankton survey of the sections Butt of Lewis - Faroe Bank, Faroe due North, and the Faroe - Shetland Channel.
Chief scientistRodney Jones (Department of Agriculture and Fisheries for Scotland Aberdeen Marine Laboratory)
Cruise reportFRV Scotia 6/50 cruise report sc06_50.pdf — access key 'C' (0.14 MB) 
Ocean/sea areas 
GeneralNorth East Atlantic Ocean (limit 40W)
SpecificButt of Lewis-Faroe Bank, Faroe due north, Faroe-Shetland Channel
Measurements 
Physical oceanography 
Subsurface temperature and salinity measurementsDescription: Temperature measurements were made at all stations and water samples were collected for salinity, oxygen and phosphate analysis. No. of samples not noted.
Chemical oceanography 
OxygenDescription: Temperature measurements were made at all stations and water samples were collected for salinity, oxygen and phosphate analysis. No. of samples not noted.
PhosphateDescription: Temperature measurements were made at all stations and water samples were collected for salinity, oxygen and phosphate analysis. No. of samples not noted.
Biology and fisheries 
ZooplanktonDescription: A number of plankton hauls took place during the cruise. No. of hauls not noted.
Pelagic fishDescription: A number of trawls were made throughout the cruise, large numbers of haddock were caught. No. of hauls not noted.
Demersal fishDescription: A number of trawls were made throughout the cruise, large numbers of haddock were caught. No. of hauls not noted.