Cruise inventory

FRV Scotia 2/60

Cruise summary report

Cruise Info. 
Ship name (ship code)FRV Scotia (747S)
Cruise identifier2/60
Cruise period1960-02-26 — 1960-04-13
StatusCompleted
Port of departureAberdeen, United Kingdom
Port of returnAberdeen, United Kingdom
PurposeFisheries
ObjectivesHydrography, plankton, trawling and productivity surveys.
Chief scientistAlan Saville (Department of Agriculture and Fisheries for Scotland Aberdeen Marine Laboratory)
Cruise reportFRV Scotia 2/60 cruise report sc02_60.pdf — access key 'C' (0.20 MB) 
Ocean/sea areas 
GeneralNorth Sea
Measurements 
Physical oceanography 
Surface measurements underway (T,S)Description: surface observations at all stations
Subsurface temperature and salinity measurementsDescription: mid-water and bottom observations at all stations
Surface drifters/drifting buoysQuantity: number of recoveries = 25
Description: drift indicators
Biology and fisheries 
Primary productivityDescription: productivity work
PhytoplanktonDescription: a few tow net and standard net samples taken
ZooplanktonDescription: a few tow net and standard net samples taken
Pelagic fishQuantity: number of hauls = 42
Description: Vinge trawl: whiting, haddock, herring and hake
Demersal fishQuantity: number of hauls = 42
Description: Vinge trawl: cod
CrustaceansQuantity: number of stations = 42
Description: Vinge trawl: nephrops
Other biological/fisheries measurementDescription: cod examined for parasites
Geology and geophysics 
Single-beam echosoundingDescription: run continuously during trawling survey