FRV Scotia 10/51
Cruise summary report
|Ship name (ship code)||FRV Scotia (747S)|
|Cruise period||1951-12-01 — 1951-12-21|
|Port of departure||Aberdeen, United Kingdom|
|Port of return||Aberdeen, United Kingdom|
|Objectives||The purpose of the cruise was to carry out a hydrographic, planktonic and trawling survey of the northern North Sea with special reference to the distribution of herring larvae. In addition, the Smith Bank programme, previously only worked on "Explorer", was to be carried out.|
|Chief scientist||Robert W Ellis (Department of Agriculture and Fisheries for Scotland Aberdeen Marine Laboratory)|
|Cruise report||(0.17 MB)|
|Subsurface temperature and salinity measurements||Quantity: number of stations = 11|
Description: A number of temperature measurements were collected during the cruise.
|Biology and fisheries|
|Zooplankton||Description: A number of plankton hauls were made during the cruise. No. of hauls not noted.|
|Demersal fish||Quantity: number of hauls = 7|
Description: A number of hauls were made during the cruise using the Otter trawl.
|Geology and geophysics|
|In-situ seafloor measurement/sampling||Quantity: number of samples = 10|
Description: A number of stations were sampled throughout the cruise. Agassez and Otter trawls were used.
|Multi-beam echosounding||Description: The echo-sounder was deployed for the duration of the cruise.|