Cruise inventory

FRV Scotia 9/50

Cruise summary report

Cruise Info. 
Ship name (ship code)FRV Scotia (747S)
Cruise identifier9/50
Cruise period1950-08-31 — 1950-09-25
StatusCompleted
PurposeResearch
ObjectivesTrawling, hydrography and plankton surveys from Faroe to Iceland.
Chief scientistJake H Fraser (Department of Agriculture and Fisheries for Scotland Aberdeen Marine Laboratory)
Cruise reportFRV Scotia 9/50 cruise report sc09_50.pdf — access key 'C' (0.09 MB) 
Ocean/sea areas 
GeneralNorth East Atlantic Ocean (limit 40W)
SpecificFaroe-Iceland
Measurements 
Physical oceanography 
Subsurface temperature and salinity measurementsDescription: A number of temperature, phosphate and oxygen measurements were collected. No. of measurements not noted.
Chemical oceanography 
OxygenDescription: A number of temperature, phosphate and oxygen measurements were collected. No. of measurements not noted.
PhosphateDescription: A number of temperature, phosphate and oxygen measurements were collected. No. of measurements not noted.
Biology and fisheries 
ZooplanktonDescription: A number of plankton samples were collected throughout the cruise. No. of samples not noted.
Pelagic fishDescription: A number of trawls were made throughout the cruise. Numbers of large plaice, lemon sole and young halibut were collected. No. of trawls not noted.
Demersal fishDescription: A number of trawls were made throughout the cruise. Numbers of large plaice, lemon sole and young halibut were collected. No. of trawls not noted.
Gear researchQuantity: number of deployments = 6
Description: A number of drift nets were shot, but no fish were caught.