Cruise inventory

FRV Scotia 6/59

Cruise summary report

Cruise Info. 
Ship name (ship code)FRV Scotia (747S)
Cruise identifier6/59
Cruise period1959-07-04 — 1959-07-22
StatusCompleted
Port of departureAberdeen, United Kingdom
Port of returnAberdeen, United Kingdom
PurposeFisheries
ObjectivesHydrography, plankton, trawling and echosounding surveys.
Chief scientistJohn B Tait (Department of Agriculture and Fisheries for Scotland Aberdeen Marine Laboratory)
Cruise reportFRV Scotia 6/59 cruise report sc06_59.pdf — access key 'C' (0.21 MB) 
Ocean/sea areas 
GeneralNorth Sea
Measurements 
Physical oceanography 
Surface measurements underway (T,S)
Subsurface temperature and salinity measurements
Surface drifters/drifting buoysDescription: surface drift bottles
Chemical oceanography 
OxygenDescription: surface and bottom samples
PhosphateDescription: surface and bottom samples
Biology and fisheries 
PhytoplanktonDescription: standard net and oblique 1m silk net hauls
ZooplanktonDescription: standard net and oblique 1m silk net hauls
Demersal fishQuantity: number of specimens = 94
Description: roundfish: 57 haddock, 27 whiting and 10 cod
TaggingsQuantity: number of specimens = 94
Description: roundfish: 57 haddock, 27 whiting and 10 cod
Gear researchDescription: multi-depth indicator hauls
Geology and geophysics 
Single-beam echosoundingDescription: herring traces