Cruise inventory

FRV Scotia 5/51

Cruise summary report

Cruise Info. 
Ship name (ship code)FRV Scotia (747S)
Cruise identifier5/51
Cruise period1951-08-14 — 1951-09-05
StatusCompleted
Port of departureAberdeen, United Kingdom
Port of returnAberdeen, United Kingdom
PurposeResearch
ObjectivesHydrography, plankton and trawling surveys.
Contact was made with the "Clupea" in the Moray Firth on September 4th and the two ships worked in co-operation to test the working of the pelagic trawl.
Chief scientistJake H Fraser (Department of Agriculture and Fisheries for Scotland Aberdeen Marine Laboratory)
Cruise reportFRV Scotia 5/51 cruise report sc05_51.pdf — access key 'C' (0.13 MB) 
Ocean/sea areas 
GeneralNorth Sea
North East Atlantic Ocean (limit 40W)
Measurements 
Physical oceanography 
Subsurface temperature and salinity measurementsDescription: A number of temperature, oxygen and phosphate measurements were collected during the cruise.
Chemical oceanography 
OxygenDescription: A number of temperature, oxygen and phosphate measurements were collected during the cruise.
PhosphateDescription: A number of temperature, oxygen and phosphate measurements were collected during the cruise.
Biology and fisheries 
PhytoplanktonDescription: A number of plankton hauls took place during the cruise, good catches of phytoplankton were made.
ZooplanktonDescription: A number of plankton hauls took place during the cruise, good catches of phytoplankton were made.
Pelagic fishDescription: A number of hauls were made throughout the cruise, samples of lemon sole, megrim and witch were collected. No. of hauls not noted.
Demersal fishDescription: A number of hauls were made throughout the cruise, samples of lemon sole, megrim and witch were collected. No. of hauls not noted.
Geology and geophysics 
Multi-beam echosoundingDescription: A number of echo-traces took place during the cruise. No. of echo-traces not noted.