Cruise inventory

FRV Scotia 9/60

Cruise summary report

Cruise Info. 
Ship name (ship code)FRV Scotia (747S)
Cruise identifier9/60
Cruise period1960-10-15 — 1960-10-24
Port of departureAberdeen, United Kingdom
Port of returnAberdeen, United Kingdom
ObjectivesHydrography, plankton and echosounding surveys. Cruise cut short due to bad weather.
Chief scientistGeorge McPherson (Department of Agriculture and Fisheries for Scotland Aberdeen Marine Laboratory)
Cruise reportFRV Scotia 9/60 cruise report sc09_60.pdf — access key 'C' (0.06 MB) 
Ocean/sea areas 
GeneralNorth Sea
Physical oceanography 
Surface measurements underway (T,S)Quantity: number of stations = 24
Subsurface temperature and salinity measurementsQuantity: number of stations = 24
Biology and fisheries 
PhytoplanktonQuantity: number of stations = 24
ZooplanktonQuantity: number of stations = 24
Eggs and larvaeQuantity: number of stations = 24
Description: herring larvae
Geology and geophysics 
Single-beam echosoundingDescription: no plume traces observed