Cruise inventory

FRV Scotia 3/61

Cruise summary report

Cruise Info. 
Ship name (ship code)FRV Scotia (747S)
Cruise identifier3/61
Cruise period1961-05-10 — 1961-05-30
StatusCompleted
Port of departureAberdeen, United Kingdom
Port of returnLeith, 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 3/61 cruise report sc03_61.pdf — access key 'C' (0.15 MB) 
Ocean/sea areas 
GeneralNorth Sea
Inner Seas off the West Coast of Scotland
Measurements 
Physical oceanography 
Surface measurements underway (T,S)
Subsurface temperature and salinity measurements
Other physical oceanographic measurementsDescription: surface and bottom water samples
Biology and fisheries 
PhytoplanktonDescription: Fladen-Rattray line of productivity stations
ZooplanktonQuantity: number of stations = 5
Description: 100 samples
Pelagic fishQuantity: number of hauls = 5
Description: whitefish and whiting
Demersal fishQuantity: number of hauls = 5
Description: whitefish, witches and gadoids