Cruise inventory

FRV Scotia 3/53

Cruise summary report

Cruise Info. 
Ship name (ship code)FRV Scotia (747S)
Cruise identifier3/53
Cruise period1953-03-31 — 1953-04-22
StatusCompleted
Port of departureAberdeen, United Kingdom
Port of returnAberdeen, United Kingdom
PurposeResearch
ObjectivesHydrography, plankton & trawling surveys
Chief scientistAlan Saville (Department of Agriculture and Fisheries for Scotland Aberdeen Marine Laboratory)
Cruise reportFRV Scotia 3/53 cruise report sc03_53.pdf — access key 'C' (0.23 MB) 
Ocean/sea areas 
GeneralNorth East Atlantic Ocean (limit 40W)
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 
ZooplanktonDescription: A number of plankton hauls were made during the cruise. Catches were plentiful. No. of hauls not noted.
Pelagic fishDescription: A number of trawls were made throughout the cruise. Catches of haddock, megrim, cod, whiting and flat-fish. No. of trawls not noted.
Demersal fishDescription: A number of trawls were made throughout the cruise. Catches of haddock, megrim, cod, whiting and flat-fish. No. of trawls not noted.