Cruise inventory

FRV Scotia 3/63

Cruise summary report

Cruise Info. 
Ship name (ship code)FRV Scotia (747S)
Cruise identifier3/63
Cruise period1963-03-13 — 1963-04-06
StatusCompleted
PurposeFisheries
ObjectivesHydrography, plankton and trawling.
Chief scientistRobert Johnston (Department of Agriculture and Fisheries for Scotland Aberdeen Marine Laboratory)
Cruise reportFRV Scotia 3/63 cruise report sc03_63.pdf — access key 'C' (0.12 MB) 
Ocean/sea areas 
GeneralNorth Sea
Measurements 
Physical oceanography 
Surface measurements underway (T,S)Quantity: number of stations = 35
Subsurface temperature and salinity measurementsQuantity: number of stations = 35
Description: bottom measurements
Chemical oceanography 
OxygenQuantity: number of stations = 35
PhosphateQuantity: number of stations = 35
NitrateQuantity: number of stations = 35
SilicateQuantity: number of stations = 35
Biology and fisheries 
PhytoplanktonDescription: Gulf III samples taken at all stations + extra, additional hauls with standard and 1m nets
ZooplanktonDescription: Gulf III samples taken at all stations + extra, additional hauls with standard and 1m nets
Pelagic fishQuantity: number of hauls = 35
Description: trawls including: haddock, whiting and herring
Demersal fishQuantity: number of hauls = 35
Description: trawls including: cod, flatfish, gadoids and lemon sole
CrustaceansQuantity: number of specimens = 447
Description: nephrops in 1 haul
Gear researchDescription: plastic sampler tested
Geology and geophysics 
Single-beam echosoundingDescription: continous recording