Cruise inventory

FRV Scotia 9/62

Cruise summary report

Cruise Info. 
Ship name (ship code)FRV Scotia (747S)
Cruise identifier9/62
Cruise period1962-09-11 — 1962-09-30
StatusCompleted
Port of departureAberdeen, United Kingdom
Port of returnLeith, United Kingdom
PurposeFisheries
ObjectivesHerring larval survey.
Chief scientistRobert Johnston (Department of Agriculture and Fisheries for Scotland Aberdeen Marine Laboratory)
Cruise reportFRV Scotia 9/62 cruise report sc09_62.pdf — access key 'C' (0.12 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
Current metersQuantity: number of observations = 500
Description: bottom current markers
Surface drifters/drifting buoysQuantity: number of observations = 50
Description: drift indicators
Chemical oceanography 
Oxygen
Phosphate
Nitrate
Silicate
Biology and fisheries 
PhytoplanktonQuantity: number of hauls = 227
Description: 108 Gulf III, 18 1m silk net, 5 standard net and 84 plankton indicator
ZooplanktonQuantity: number of hauls = 227
Description: 108 Gulf III, 18 1m silk net, 5 standard net and 84 plankton indicator
Eggs and larvaeQuantity: number of hauls = 227
Description: herring larvae in plankton
CrustaceansQuantity: number of hauls = 2
Description: trawls for nephrops
Geology and geophysics 
Single-beam echosoundingDescription: few traces