Cruise inventory

FRV Scotia 2A/64

Cruise summary report

Cruise Info. 
Ship name (ship code)FRV Scotia (747S)
Cruise identifier2A/64
Cruise period1964-03-03 — 1964-03-21
StatusCompleted
PurposeFisheries
ObjectivesHydrography, plankton, trawling and echo-sounding.
Chief scientistRobert Johnston (Department of Agriculture and Fisheries for Scotland Aberdeen Marine Laboratory)
Cruise reportFRV Scotia 2A/64 cruise report sc02a_64.pdf — access key 'C' (0.09 MB) 
Ocean/sea areas 
GeneralNorth Sea
Measurements 
Physical oceanography 
Surface measurements underway (T,S)
Subsurface temperature and salinity measurements
Surface drifters/drifting buoysQuantity: number of observations = 4
Description: dahn buoys
Surface drifters/drifting buoysQuantity: number of observations = 19
Description: drift bottles
Chemical oceanography 
Oxygen
Phosphate
Nitrate
Nitrite
Ammonia
Biology and fisheries 
PhytoplanktonQuantity: number of samples = 39
Description: plankton collections by: 24 Gulf III, 10 1metre silk townets and 5 standard nets
ZooplanktonQuantity: number of samples = 39
Description: plankton collections by: 24 Gulf III, 10 1metre silk townets and 5 standard nets
Pelagic fishQuantity: number of hauls = 23
Description: including haddock, whiting and herring
Demersal fishQuantity: number of hauls = 23
Description: trawls including: cod, dogfish and gadoids
Demersal fishQuantity: number of hauls = 23
Description: including haddock, whiting and herring
CrustaceansQuantity: number of hauls = 23
Description: nephrops
Geology and geophysics 
Single-beam echosoundingDescription: continuous record except in bad weather
Other geological/geophysical measurementsQuantity: number of samples = 5
Description: bottom sediment using mud bucket