Cruise inventory

FRV Scotia 6/53

Cruise summary report

Cruise Info. 
Ship name (ship code)FRV Scotia (747S)
Cruise identifier6/53
Cruise period1953-07-13 — 1953-07-30
Port of departureAberdeen, United Kingdom
Port of returnAberdeen, United Kingdom
Objectives1. Comprehensive survey of the bottom, its nature and fauna, in Aberdeen Bay and St Andrews Bay.
2. Sampling in central North Sea area for the investigation of productivity.
3. Echometer survey.
Chief scientistHarold J Thomas (Department of Agriculture and Fisheries for Scotland Aberdeen Marine Laboratory)
Cruise reportFRV Scotia 6/53 cruise report sc06_53.pdf — access key 'C' (0.20 MB) 
Ocean/sea areas 
GeneralNorth Sea
Track chartsFRV Scotia 6/53 cruise track — sc06_53track.pdf (0.03 MB) 
Physical oceanography 
Subsurface temperature and salinity measurementsDescription: Bottom temperature measurements were collected during the cruise.
Geology and geophysics 
In-situ seafloor measurement/samplingQuantity: number of stations = 93
Description: A number of stations were worked during the cruise and a number of samples collected.
Multi-beam echosoundingQuantity: number of surveys = 1
Description: An echometer survey took place during the cruise.