Cruise inventory

FRV Scotia 8/54

Cruise summary report

Cruise Info. 
Ship name (ship code)FRV Scotia (747S)
Cruise identifier8/54
Cruise period1954-11-07 — 1954-11-17
StatusCompleted
Port of departureAberdeen, United Kingdom
Port of returnAberdeen, United Kingdom
ObjectivesHydrography, plankton, echo-sounding.
Chief scientistRichard B Burns (Department of Agriculture and Fisheries for Scotland Aberdeen Marine Laboratory)
Cruise reportFRV Scotia 8/54 cruise report sc08_54.pdf — access key 'C' (0.17 MB) 
Ocean/sea areas 
GeneralNorth Sea
SpecificMoray Firth, Orkney.
Measurements 
Physical oceanography 
Subsurface temperature and salinity measurementsDescription: A number of temperature, oxygen and phosphate measurements were collected throughout the cruise. No. of measurements not noted.
Chemical oceanography 
OxygenDescription: A number of temperature, oxygen and phosphate measurements were collected throughout the cruise. No. of measurements not noted.
PhosphateDescription: A number of temperature, oxygen and phosphate measurements were collected throughout the cruise. No. of measurements not noted.
Biology and fisheries 
ZooplanktonQuantity: number of hauls = 138
Description: A number of oblique plankton hauls were made during the cruise.
Geology and geophysics 
Multi-beam echosoundingDescription: The echo-sounder was kept on whenever weather conditions permitted. No. of deployments not noted.