Cruise inventory

FRV Scotia 11/57

Cruise summary report

Cruise Info. 
Ship name (ship code)FRV Scotia (747S)
Cruise identifier11/57
Cruise period1957-11-23 — 1957-12-12
StatusCompleted
Port of departureAberdeen, United Kingdom
Port of returnAberdeen, United Kingdom
ObjectivesHydro-biological surveys.
Chief scientistRichard B Burns (Department of Agriculture and Fisheries for Scotland Aberdeen Marine Laboratory)
Cruise reportFRV Scotia 11/57 cruise report sc11_57.pdf — access key 'C' (0.11 MB) 
Ocean/sea areas 
GeneralNorth Sea
Measurements 
Physical oceanography 
Subsurface temperature and salinity measurementsQuantity: number of stations = 62
Description: A number of temperature, oxygen and phosphate measurements were collected at sations throughout the cruise.
Chemical oceanography 
OxygenQuantity: number of stations = 62
Description: A number of temperature, oxygen and phosphate measurements were collected at sations throughout the cruise.
PhosphateQuantity: number of stations = 62
Description: A number of temperature, oxygen and phosphate measurements were collected at sations throughout the cruise.
Biology and fisheries 
ZooplanktonDescription: A number of plankton hauls took place throughout the cruise. It was noted that some varieties thrived in the north, whilst other in the south. No. of hauls not noted.
Geology and geophysics 
Multi-beam echosoundingDescription: The echo-sounder was run throughout the cruise. No. of deployments not noted.