Cruise inventory

FRV Scotia 1/57

Cruise summary report

Cruise Info. 
Ship name (ship code)FRV Scotia (747S)
Cruise identifier1/57
Cruise period1957-02-19 — 1957-02-27
StatusCompleted
Port of departureAberdeen, United Kingdom
Port of returnAberdeen, United Kingdom
ObjectivesHydro-biological surveys.
Bottom sampling.
Chief scientistRobert Johnston (Department of Agriculture and Fisheries for Scotland Aberdeen Marine Laboratory)
Cruise reportFRV Scotia 1/57 cruise report sc01_57.pdf — access key 'C' (0.13 MB) 
Ocean/sea areas 
GeneralNorth East Atlantic Ocean (limit 40W)
SpecificButt of Lewis - Faroe Bank
Measurements 
Physical oceanography 
Subsurface temperature and salinity measurementsDescription: A number of temperature measurements were made throughout the cruise. No. of measurements not noted.
Biology and fisheries 
PhytoplanktonDescription: A number of plankton hauls took place during the cruise. Haul catches were poor. No. of hauls not noted.
ZooplanktonDescription: A number of plankton hauls took place during the cruise. Haul catches were poor. No. of hauls not noted.
Demersal fishDescription: A number of hauls were made during the cruise. Good catches of cod and haddock were made. No. of hauls not noted.
Geology and geophysics 
GrabDescription: A number of bottom samples were collected throughout the cruise. No. of samples not noted.
In-situ seafloor measurement/samplingDescription: A number of bottom samples were collected throughout the cruise. No. of samples not noted.