Cruise inventory

FRV Scotia 9/64

Cruise summary report

Cruise Info. 
Ship name (ship code)FRV Scotia (747S)
Cruise identifier9/64
Cruise period1964-11-10 — 1964-11-25
StatusCompleted
Port of departureAberdeen, United Kingdom
Port of returnAberdeen, United Kingdom
PurposeFisheries
ObjectivesCurrent indicators were released on Turbot Bank, east of Wick, in the Moray Firth and in the Orkney and Shetland areas. Hydrography and plankton surveys were also undertaken along with trawling.
Chief scientistDavid J Symonds (Department of Agriculture and Fisheries for Scotland Aberdeen Marine Laboratory)
Cruise reportFRV Scotia 9/64 cruise report sc09_64.pdf — access key 'C' (0.08 MB) 
Ocean/sea areas 
GeneralNorth Sea
Measurements 
Physical oceanography 
Surface measurements underway (T,S)Quantity: number of stations = 27
Description: hydrography
Subsurface temperature and salinity measurementsQuantity: number of stations = 27
Description: hydrography
Surface drifters/drifting buoysQuantity: number of stations = 23
Description: drift bottles released
Chemical oceanography 
OxygenQuantity: number of stations = 27
Description: water samples
PhosphateQuantity: number of stations = 27
Description: water samples
NitrateQuantity: number of stations = 27
Description: water samples
SilicateQuantity: number of stations = 27
Description: water samples
Biology and fisheries 
PhytoplanktonQuantity: number of stations = 23
Description: Gulf III samples, selected samplling with 1m and standard nets
ZooplanktonQuantity: number of stations = 23
Description: Gulf III samples, selected samplling with 1m and standard nets
Pelagic fishQuantity: number of hauls = 27
Description: large catches of haddock and whiting
Other biological/fisheries measurementQuantity: number of samples = 20
Description: whiting gall bladder from each statisical square
Geology and geophysics 
Single-beam echosoundingDescription: continuous record