Cruise inventory

FRV Scotia 4/65

Cruise summary report

Cruise Info. 
Ship name (ship code)FRV Scotia (747S)
Cruise identifier4/65
Cruise period1965-05-05 — 1965-05-23
StatusCompleted
Port of departureAberdeen, United Kingdom
Port of returnAberdeen, United Kingdom
PurposeFisheries
ObjectivesShip's sailing was dealyed due to personnel illness. The Falden-Rattray line was completed.

A herring-environmental survey was undertaken around 57° N.
Chief scientistJames A Adams (Department of Agriculture and Fisheries for Scotland Aberdeen Marine Laboratory)
Cruise reportFRV Scotia 4/65 cruise report sc04_65.pdf — access key 'C' (0.16 MB) 
Ocean/sea areas 
GeneralNorth Sea
Measurements 
Physical oceanography 
Surface measurements underway (T,S)
Subsurface temperature and salinity measurements
Chemical oceanography 
OxygenDescription: samples collected at all depths at selected stations
PhosphateDescription: samples collected at all depths at selected stations
NitrateDescription: samples collected at all depths at selected stations
SilicateDescription: samples collected at all depths at selected stations
Biology and fisheries 
Phytoplankton pigs (eg chlorophyll, fluorescence)Description: chlorophyll a samples
PhytoplanktonDescription: Gulf III samples
PhytoplanktonQuantity: number of samples = 36
Description: plankton indicator
ZooplanktonQuantity: number of samples = 36
Description: plankton indicator
ZooplanktonDescription: Gulf III samples
ZooplanktonQuantity: number of experiments = 8
Description: feeding
Eggs and larvaeDescription: bivalve larvae collected
Pelagic fishQuantity: number of hauls = 1
Description: herring
Demersal fishQuantity: number of hauls = 1
Description: cod and rough dab
Geology and geophysics 
Single-beam echosoundingDescription: survey