Cruise inventory

FRV Scotia 10/50

Cruise summary report

Cruise Info. 
Ship name (ship code)FRV Scotia (747S)
Cruise identifier10/50
Cruise period1950-10-04 — 1950-10-16
StatusCompleted
Port of departureAberdeen, United Kingdom
Port of returnAberdeen, United Kingdom
PurposeResearch
ObjectivesHydrography, plankton and trawling surveys.
Chief scientistRodney Jones (Department of Agriculture and Fisheries for Scotland Aberdeen Marine Laboratory)
Cruise reportFRV Scotia 10/50 cruise report sc10_50.pdf — access key 'C' (0.12 MB) 
Ocean/sea areas 
GeneralNorth East Atlantic Ocean (limit 40W)
SpecificFaroe
Measurements 
Physical oceanography 
BathythermographDescription: A number of bathythermograph stations were worked and temperature measurements collected. No. of measurements not noted.
Subsurface temperature and salinity measurementsDescription: A number of bathythermograph stations were worked and temperature measurements collected. No. of measurements not noted.
Biology and fisheries 
PhytoplanktonQuantity: number of hauls = 19
Description: A number of plankton hauls were made throughout the cruise. Catches were poor in all hauls.
ZooplanktonQuantity: number of hauls = 19
Description: A number of plankton hauls were made throughout the cruise. Catches were poor in all hauls.
Demersal fishQuantity: number of hauls = 12
Description: A number of hauls took place during the cruise. Haddock catches were the main aim of the hauls.