Cruise inventory

FRV Scotia 10/62

Cruise summary report

Cruise Info. 
Ship name (ship code)FRV Scotia (747S)
Cruise identifier10/62
Cruise period1962-10-14 — 1962-10-31
StatusCompleted
Port of departureAberdeen, United Kingdom
Port of returnAberdeen, United Kingdom
PurposeFisheries
ObjectivesHydrography, plankton, chemistry, trawling and productivity.
Chief scientistJames A Adams (Department of Agriculture and Fisheries for Scotland Aberdeen Marine Laboratory)
Cruise reportFRV Scotia 10/62 cruise report sc10_62.pdf — access key 'C' (0.12 MB) 
Ocean/sea areas 
GeneralNorth Sea
Measurements 
Physical oceanography 
Surface measurements underway (T,S)Description: measurements at all stations
Subsurface temperature and salinity measurementsDescription: bottom measurements at all stations
Current metersQuantity: number of observations = 500
Description: bottom current markers
Surface drifters/drifting buoysQuantity: number of stations = 14
Description: drift bottles released
Chemical oceanography 
OxygenDescription: all station surface samples, selected bottom samples
PhosphateDescription: all station surface samples, selected bottom samples
NitrateDescription: all station surface samples, selected bottom samples
SilicateDescription: all station surface samples, selected bottom samples
Biology and fisheries 
Primary productivityDescription: carbon bottom samples
Phytoplankton pigs (eg chlorophyll, fluorescence)Description: chlorophyll samples
PhytoplanktonDescription: Gulf III samples at all stations, selected 1m and standard net samples
ZooplanktonDescription: Gulf III samples at all stations, selected 1m and standard net samples
ZooplanktonQuantity: number of experiments = 3
Description: feeding
Pelagic fishDescription: Vinge trawls included haddock, whiting and herring
TaggingsQuantity: number of specimens = 109
Description: 60 cod and 49 haddock
Other biological/fisheries measurementDescription: whiting gall bladders preserved and cod examined for nematodes
Geology and geophysics 
Single-beam echosoundingDescription: run continuously