Cruise inventory

FRV Scotia 8/64

Cruise summary report

Cruise Info. 
Ship name (ship code)FRV Scotia (747S)
Cruise identifier8/64
Cruise period1964-10-13 — 1964-10-30
Port of departureAberdeen, United Kingdom
Port of returnGranton, United Kingdom
ObjectivesTrawling using the Nephrops trawl in the Moray Firth and the Firth of Forth.
Hydrography and plankton investigations were also undertaken.
Chief scientistJames Mason (Department of Agriculture and Fisheries for Scotland Aberdeen Marine Laboratory)
Cruise reportFRV Scotia 8/64 cruise report sc08_64.pdf — access key 'C' (0.10 MB) 
Ocean/sea areas 
GeneralNorth Sea
Physical oceanography 
Surface measurements underway (T,S)Description: temperature observations
Subsurface temperature and salinity measurementsDescription: temperature observations
Optics (eg underwater light levels)Quantity: number of hauls = 80
Description: light levels determined after every haul
Current metersQuantity: number of deployments = 3
Description: current indicators released
Chemical oceanography 
OxygenDescription: water samples
PhosphateDescription: water samples
NitrateDescription: water samples
SilicateDescription: water samples
Other chemical oceanographic measurementsDescription: water samples for sedimentation and B.O.D determination
Biology and fisheries 
PhytoplanktonDescription: oblique plankton hauls
ZooplanktonDescription: oblique plankton hauls
CrustaceansQuantity: number of hauls = 80
Description: nephrops, shrimps and squid
CrustaceansQuantity: number of images = 80
Description: nephrops grounds
Geology and geophysics 
Bottom photographyQuantity: number of images = 80
Description: nephrops grounds