Cruise inventory

FRV Scotia 7/53

Cruise summary report

Cruise Info. 
Ship name (ship code)FRV Scotia (747S)
Cruise identifier7/53
Cruise period1953-08-12 — 1953-09-05
StatusCompleted
Port of departureAberdeen, United Kingdom
Port of returnAberdeen, United Kingdom
ObjectivesHydrography (Butt-Faroe; Nolso-Flugga; Barra Head-Rockall)
Plankton
Trawling
Great Lining.
Chief scientistAlasdair D McIntyre (Department of Agriculture and Fisheries for Scotland Aberdeen Marine Laboratory)
Cruise reportFRV Scotia 7/53 cruise report sc07_53.pdf — access key 'C' (0.12 MB) 
Ocean/sea areas 
GeneralNorth Sea
North East Atlantic Ocean (limit 40W)
Measurements 
Physical oceanography 
Subsurface temperature and salinity measurementsQuantity: number of track lines = 3
Description: A number of hydro lines were worked during the cruise. Temperature, salinity and oxygen measurements were collected during the cruise.
Chemical oceanography 
OxygenQuantity: number of track lines = 3
Description: A number of hydro lines were worked during the cruise. Temperature, salinity and oxygen measurements were collected during the cruise.
Biology and fisheries 
ZooplanktonQuantity: number of hauls = 62
Description: A number of plankton hauls were made during the cruise.
Pelagic fishQuantity: number of hauls = 8
Description: A number of Otter trawls were made during the cruise. Haddock was the most abundant catch.
Demersal fishQuantity: number of hauls = 8
Description: A number of Otter trawls were made during the cruise. Haddock was the most abundant catch.