Cruise inventory

FRV Scotia 5/62

Cruise summary report

Cruise Info. 
Ship name (ship code)FRV Scotia (747S)
Cruise identifier5/62
Cruise period1962-04-27 — 1962-05-25
Port of departureAberdeen, United Kingdom
Port of returnAberdeen, United Kingdom
ObjectivesHydrography, plankton, trawling and echo-sounding.
Chief scientistGeorge McPherson (Department of Agriculture and Fisheries for Scotland Aberdeen Marine Laboratory)
Cruise reportFRV Scotia 5/62 cruise report sc05_62.pdf — access key 'C' (0.10 MB) 
Ocean/sea areas 
GeneralNorth Sea
Physical oceanography 
Surface measurements underway (T,S)Description: temperature
Biology and fisheries 
PhytoplanktonDescription: Gulf III samples
ZooplanktonDescription: Gulf III samples
ZooplanktonQuantity: number of experiments = 9
Description: feeding
Pelagic fishQuantity: number of hauls = 3
Description: Vinge trawl, 20 herring caught
Geology and geophysics 
Single-beam echosoundingDescription: to locate herring traces