Cruise inventory

FRV Scotia 2/57

Cruise summary report

Cruise Info. 
Ship name (ship code)FRV Scotia (747S)
Cruise identifier2/57
Cruise period1957-03-07 — 1957-03-29
StatusCompleted
Port of departureAberdeen, United Kingdom
Port of returnAberdeen, United Kingdom
ObjectivesHydrography, plankton & trawling surveys.
Echo-sounding.
Chief scientistJake H Fraser (Department of Agriculture and Fisheries for Scotland Aberdeen Marine Laboratory)
Cruise reportFRV Scotia 2/57 cruise report sc02_57.pdf — access key 'C' (0.14 MB) 
Ocean/sea areas 
GeneralNorth Sea
Measurements 
Physical oceanography 
Subsurface temperature and salinity measurementsDescription: A number of temperature measurements were collected throughout the cruise. No. of measurements not noted.
Biology and fisheries 
PhytoplanktonDescription: A number of plankton samples were collected throughout the cruise. Catches tended to be poor. No. of samples not noted.
ZooplanktonDescription: A number of plankton samples were collected throughout the cruise. Catches tended to be poor. No. of samples not noted.
Demersal fishDescription: A number of trawls were made throughout the cruise. Some good catches of haddock and whiting were obtained. No. of trawls not noted.
Geology and geophysics 
Multi-beam echosoundingDescription: The echo-sounder was run almost continuously, but showed very few traces. No. of deployments not known.