Cruise inventory

FRV Scotia 2/56

Cruise summary report

Cruise Info. 
Ship name (ship code)FRV Scotia (747S)
Cruise identifier2/56
Cruise period1956-04-02 — 1956-04-18
StatusCompleted
Port of departureAberdeen, United Kingdom
Port of returnAberdeen, United Kingdom
ObjectivesHydrography and plankton surveys. Echo-sounding.
Chief scientistAlan Saville (Department of Agriculture and Fisheries for Scotland Aberdeen Marine Laboratory)
Cruise reportFRV Scotia 2/56 cruise report sc02_56.pdf — access key 'C' (0.15 MB) 
Ocean/sea areas 
GeneralNorth Sea
North East Atlantic Ocean (limit 40W)
Measurements 
Physical oceanography 
Subsurface temperature and salinity measurementsDescription: A number of temperature and salinity measurements took place during the cruise. No. of measurements not noted.
Biology and fisheries 
ZooplanktonDescription: A number of plankton hauls took place during the cruise. Two good catches were made. No. of hauls not noted.
Geology and geophysics 
Multi-beam echosoundingDescription: The echo-sounder was run continuously until it developed a fault.