Cruise inventory

FRV Scotia 4/59

Cruise summary report

Cruise Info. 
Ship name (ship code)FRV Scotia (747S)
Cruise identifier4/59
Cruise period1959-05-02 — 1959-05-21
StatusCompleted
Port of departureAberdeen, United Kingdom
Port of returnAberdeen, United Kingdom
PurposeFisheries
ObjectivesParasitological survey of whiting.
Hydrobiological survey.
Chief scientistZbigniew Kabata (Department of Agriculture and Fisheries for Scotland Aberdeen Marine Laboratory)
Cruise reportFRV Scotia 4/59 cruise report sc04_59.pdf — access key 'C' (0.18 MB) 
Ocean/sea areas 
GeneralNorth Sea
SpecificShetland-Norway
Measurements 
Physical oceanography 
Surface measurements underway (T,S)Quantity: number of stations = 31
Description: hydrobiological survey
Surface measurements underway (T,S)Quantity: number of stations = 31
Description: samples taken
Subsurface temperature and salinity measurementsQuantity: number of stations = 31
Description: hydrobiological survey
Chemical oceanography 
OxygenQuantity: number of stations = 31
Description: samples taken
PhosphateQuantity: number of stations = 31
Description: samples taken
Biology and fisheries 
PhytoplanktonQuantity: number of samples = 31
Description: plankton indicator samples collected
ZooplanktonQuantity: number of samples = 31
Description: plankton indicator samples collected
Demersal fishQuantity: number of hauls = 18
Description: parasitological survey in whiting
CrustaceansDescription: nephrops survey
Other biological/fisheries measurementQuantity: number of hauls = 18
Description: parasitological survey in whiting
Geology and geophysics 
Single-beam echosoundingQuantity: number of track lines = 3