Cruise inventory

FRV Scotia 9/51

Cruise summary report

Cruise Info. 
Ship name (ship code)FRV Scotia (747S)
Cruise identifier9/51
Cruise period1951-11-13 — 1951-11-22
StatusCompleted
Port of departureAberdeen, United Kingdom
Port of returnAberdeen, United Kingdom
PurposeTrials
ObjectivesTrials with the pelagic trawl.
Hydro-biological survey of Fladen Ground.
Chief scientistBasil B Parrish (Department of Agriculture and Fisheries for Scotland Aberdeen Marine Laboratory), Robert W Ellis (Department of Agriculture and Fisheries for Scotland Aberdeen Marine Laboratory)
Cruise reportFRV Scotia 9/51 cruise report sc09_51.pdf — access key 'C' (0.44 MB) 
Ocean/sea areas 
GeneralNorth Sea
SpecificAberdeen-Firth of Forth
Track chartsFRV Scotia 9/51 cruise track — sc09_51track.pdf (00 MB) 
Measurements 
Physical oceanography 
Subsurface temperature and salinity measurementsDescription: A number of temperature, oxygen and phosphate measurements were taken. No. of measurements not noted.
Chemical oceanography 
OxygenDescription: A number of temperature, oxygen and phosphate measurements were taken. No. of measurements not noted.
PhosphateDescription: A number of temperature, oxygen and phosphate measurements were taken. No. of measurements not noted.
Biology and fisheries 
ZooplanktonDescription: A number of plankton hauls were made throughout the cruise. No. of hauls not noted.
Pelagic fishQuantity: number of hauls = 15
Description: A number of hauls were made using the pelagic trawl.
Demersal fishQuantity: number of hauls = 11
Description: A number of hauls were made throughout the cruise. No. of hauls not noted.
Gear researchQuantity: number of hauls = 15
Description: A number of hauls were made using the pelagic trawl.
Geology and geophysics 
Multi-beam echosoundingDescription: The echo-sounder ran continuously throughout the cruise.