Cruise inventory

FRV Scotia 1/52

Cruise summary report

Cruise Info. 
Ship name (ship code)FRV Scotia (747S)
Cruise identifier1/52
Cruise period1952-02-02 — 1952-02-22
Port of departureAberdeen, United Kingdom
Port of returnAberdeen, United Kingdom
ObjectivesTo carry out hydrographical sections of the Faroe-Shetland channel, and to make a biological and hydrographical survey of the Faroe plateau.
Chief scientistRodney Jones (Department of Agriculture and Fisheries for Scotland Aberdeen Marine Laboratory)
Cruise reportFRV Scotia 1/52 cruise report sc01_52.pdf — access key 'C' (0.13 MB) 
Ocean/sea areas 
GeneralNorth East Atlantic Ocean (limit 40W)
Physical oceanography 
Subsurface temperature and salinity measurementsDescription: A number of temperature measurements were collected throughout the cruise. No. of measurements not noted.
Biology and fisheries 
ZooplanktonQuantity: number of samples = 105
Description: A number of plankton samples were collected during the cruise.
Demersal fishQuantity: number of hauls = 12
Description: A number of trawls were made during the cruise , catches of haddock, cod, saithe and lemon sole were made.