Cruise inventory

FRV Scotia 10/56

Cruise summary report

Cruise Info. 
Ship name (ship code)FRV Scotia (747S)
Cruise identifier10/56
Cruise period1956-12-04 — 1956-12-19
StatusCompleted
Port of departureAberdeen, United Kingdom
Port of returnAberdeen, United Kingdom
ObjectivesTo survey and follow a patch of herring larvae.
Chief scientistRichard B Burns (Department of Agriculture and Fisheries for Scotland Aberdeen Marine Laboratory)
Cruise reportFRV Scotia 10/56 cruise report sc10_56.pdf — access key 'C' (0.14 MB) 
Ocean/sea areas 
GeneralNorth Sea
Measurements 
Physical oceanography 
Subsurface temperature and salinity measurementsDescription: Temperature, phosphate and oxygen measurements were collected thoughout the cruise. No. of measurements not noted.
Chemical oceanography 
OxygenDescription: Temperature, phosphate and oxygen measurements were collected thoughout the cruise. No. of measurements not noted.
PhosphateDescription: Temperature, phosphate and oxygen measurements were collected thoughout the cruise. No. of measurements not noted.
Biology and fisheries 
ZooplanktonDescription: A number of plankton samples were collected throughout the cruise. No. of samples not noted.
Eggs and larvaeDescription: Herring larvae hauls took place. With the first grid being most abundant, except for the southwest corner. No. of hauls not noted.