Cruise inventory

FRV Scotia 12/52

Cruise summary report

Cruise Info. 
Ship name (ship code)FRV Scotia (747S)
Cruise identifier12/52
Cruise period1952-11-02 — 1952-11-21
StatusCompleted
Port of departureAberdeen, United Kingdom
Port of returnAberdeen, United Kingdom
PurposeResearch
ObjectivesTo carry out hydrographical sections of 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 12/52 cruise report sc12_52.pdf — access key 'C' (0.13 MB) 
Ocean/sea areas 
GeneralNorth Sea
North East Atlantic Ocean (limit 40W)
SpecificButt of Lewis-Faroe, Faroe-Flugga
Measurements 
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 
PhytoplanktonDescription: A number of plankton hauls were made during the cruise, catches were generally poor. No. of hauls not noted.
ZooplanktonDescription: A number of plankton hauls were made during the cruise, catches were generally poor. No. of hauls not noted.
Demersal fishQuantity: number of hauls = 19
Description: A number of 1 hour trawls were made during the cruise. A number of catches were poor.