Cruise inventory

FRV Scotia 2/54

Cruise summary report

Cruise Info. 
Ship name (ship code)FRV Scotia (747S)
Cruise identifier2/54
Cruise period1954-03-13 — 1954-04-02
StatusCompleted
Port of departureAberdeen, United Kingdom
Port of returnAberdeen, United Kingdom
ObjectivesHydrography and plankton survey.
Chief scientistJohn H Steele (Department of Agriculture and Fisheries for Scotland Aberdeen Marine Laboratory)
Cruise reportFRV Scotia 2/54 cruise report sc02_54.pdf — access key 'C' (0.09 MB) 
Ocean/sea areas 
GeneralNorth Sea
Measurements 
Physical oceanography 
Subsurface temperature and salinity measurementsDescription: A number of temperature measurements were collected during the cruise. No. of measurements not noted.
Biology and fisheries 
ZooplanktonDescription: A number of plankton hauls took place during the cruise, some clupeoid larvae was also caught. No. of hauls not noted.
Eggs and larvaeDescription: A number of plankton hauls took place during the cruise, some clupeoid larvae was also caught. No. of hauls not noted.
Geology and geophysics 
Multi-beam echosoundingQuantity: number of deployments = 1
Description: An echosounder survey took place, but a fault developed during the cruise.