Cruise inventory

FRV Scotia 6/51

Cruise summary report

Cruise Info. 
Ship name (ship code)FRV Scotia (747S)
Cruise identifier6/51
Cruise period1951-09-15 — 1951-09-28
StatusCompleted
Port of departureAberdeen, United Kingdom
Port of returnAberdeen, United Kingdom
PurposeResearch
ObjectivesThe object of this cruise was to carry out a detailed biological and hydrographical survey of the Faroe plateau and to carry out extensive haddock marking experiments there.
Chief scientistRodney Jones (Department of Agriculture and Fisheries for Scotland Aberdeen Marine Laboratory)
Cruise reportFRV Scotia 6/51 cruise report sc06_51.pdf — access key 'C' (0.14 MB) 
Ocean/sea areas 
GeneralNorth East Atlantic Ocean (limit 40W)
SpecificDog Hole, Buchan Deeps & Kinnaird Head. Butt of Lewis-Faroe Bank.
Measurements 
Physical oceanography 
Subsurface temperature and salinity measurementsDescription: Temperature, salinity and phosphate measurements were collected throughout the cruise. No. of measurements not noted.
Chemical oceanography 
PhosphateDescription: Temperature, salinity and phosphate measurements were collected throughout the cruise. No. of measurements not noted.
Biology and fisheries 
ZooplanktonDescription: A number of plankton hauls took place during the cruise. No. of hauls not noted.
Demersal fishQuantity: activity duration in hours = 74
Description: A number of hauls were made thoughout he cruise. Haddock catches were the main aim of the hauls.
Geology and geophysics 
Multi-beam echosoundingDescription: The echo-sounder was run for the duration of the cruise. No. of deployements not noted.