Cruise inventory

FRV Scotia 9/59

Cruise summary report

Cruise Info. 
Ship name (ship code)FRV Scotia (747S)
Cruise identifier9/59
Cruise period1959-10-06 — 1959-10-28
StatusCompleted
Port of departureAberdeen, United Kingdom
Port of returnAberdeen, United Kingdom
PurposeFisheries
ObjectivesTrawling, plankton, hydrography and echo-sounding surveys.
Chief scientistZbigniew Kabata (Department of Agriculture and Fisheries for Scotland Aberdeen Marine Laboratory)
Cruise reportFRV Scotia 9/59 cruise report sc09_59.pdf — access key 'C' (0.21 MB) 
Ocean/sea areas 
GeneralNorth Sea
North East Atlantic Ocean (limit 40W)
Specificwest of the Orkney and Shetland Isles
Measurements 
Physical oceanography 
Surface measurements underway (T,S)
Subsurface temperature and salinity measurements
Surface drifters/drifting buoysQuantity: number of deployments = 95
Description: 5 drift bottles released at 19 stations
Chemical oceanography 
OxygenDescription: surface dissolved oxygen values
PhosphateDescription: depleted values
Biology and fisheries 
PhytoplanktonDescription: surface tow net
ZooplanktonDescription: surface tow net
Eggs and larvaeQuantity: number of stations = 19
Description: herring larval survey
Demersal fishQuantity: number of hauls = 20
Description: otter trawl, roundfish survey
Geology and geophysics 
Single-beam echosoundingDescription: run as continuously as possible