Cruise inventory

FRV Scotia 1/53

Cruise summary report

Cruise Info. 
Ship name (ship code)FRV Scotia (747S)
Cruise identifier1/53
Cruise period1953-02-06 — 1953-02-23
StatusCompleted
Port of departureAberdeen, United Kingdom
Port of returnAberdeen, United Kingdom
PurposeResearch
ObjectivesHydrography, plankton & trawling surveys.
Chief scientistRichard B Burns (Department of Agriculture and Fisheries for Scotland Aberdeen Marine Laboratory)
Cruise reportFRV Scotia 1/53 cruise report sc01_53.pdf — access key 'C' (0.18 MB) 
Ocean/sea areas 
GeneralNorth Sea
North East Atlantic Ocean (limit 40W)
Measurements 
Physical oceanography 
Subsurface temperature and salinity measurementsDescription: A number of temperature, salinity, oxygen and phosphate measurements were collected. No. of measurements not noted.
Chemical oceanography 
OxygenDescription: A number of temperature, salinity, oxygen and phosphate measurements were collected. No. of measurements not noted.
PhosphateDescription: A number of temperature, salinity, oxygen and phosphate measurements were collected. No. of measurements not noted.
Biology and fisheries 
ZooplanktonDescription: A number of plankton hauls were made during the cruise. No. of hauls not noted.
Pelagic fishDescription: A number of trawls were made during the cruise. Catches of haddock, whiting and flat-fish were made. No. of hauls not noted.
Demersal fishDescription: A number of trawls were made during the cruise. Catches of haddock, whiting and flat-fish were made. No. of hauls not noted.