Cruise inventory

FRV Scotia 4/57

Cruise summary report

Cruise Info. 
Ship name (ship code)FRV Scotia (747S)
Cruise identifier4/57
Cruise period1957-05-07 — 1957-05-23
StatusCompleted
Port of departureAberdeen, United Kingdom
Port of returnAberdeen, United Kingdom
ObjectivesHydrography, plankton and trawling surveys.
Chief scientistAlan Saville (Department of Agriculture and Fisheries for Scotland Aberdeen Marine Laboratory)
Cruise reportFRV Scotia 4/57 cruise report sc04_57.pdf — access key 'C' (0.14 MB) 
Ocean/sea areas 
GeneralInner Seas off the West Coast of Scotland
SpecificClyde
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 hauls were made throughout the cruise. The plankton samples were large. No. of hauls not noted.
ZooplanktonDescription: A number of plankton hauls were made throughout the cruise. The plankton samples were large. No. of hauls not noted.
Demersal fishQuantity: number of hauls = 5
Description: A number of trawls were made throughout the cruise. Haddock were the dominant catch.
Geology and geophysics 
Multi-beam echosoundingDescription: The echo-counder was run continuously throughout the cruise.