Cruise inventory

FRV Scotia 5/65

Cruise summary report

Cruise Info. 
Ship name (ship code)FRV Scotia (747S)
Cruise identifier5/65
Cruise period1965-06-02 — 1965-06-21
StatusCompleted
Port of departureAberdeen, United Kingdom
Port of returnAberdeen, United Kingdom
PurposeFisheries
ObjectivesCruise programme was changed shortly before commencement and the Nephrops survey was transferred to cruise 6/65. The ship sailed to work on the herring-environmental stations in the Skagerrak and in the Norwegian Deeps. The herring survey was nearly completed but several stations had to abandoned due to bad weather. A trawling survey was undertaken but weather conditions made it difficult.
Chief scientistZbigniew Kabata (Department of Agriculture and Fisheries for Scotland Aberdeen Marine Laboratory)
Cruise reportFRV Scotia 5/65 cruise report sc05_65.pdf — access key 'C' (0.17 MB) 
Ocean/sea areas 
GeneralNorth Sea
Measurements 
Physical oceanography 
Surface measurements underway (T,S)
Subsurface temperature and salinity measurements
Chemical oceanography 
OxygenQuantity: number of stations = 79
Description: samples collected
PhosphateQuantity: number of stations = 79
Description: samples collected
NitrateQuantity: number of stations = 79
Description: samples collected
SilicateQuantity: number of stations = 79
Description: samples collected
Biology and fisheries 
Phytoplankton
PhytoplanktonDescription: plankton indicator samples at every station
Zooplankton
ZooplanktonDescription: plankton indicator samples at every station
Pelagic fishQuantity: number of hauls = 32
Description: trawls including: mainly haddock, elasmobranchs and few whiting
Demersal fishQuantity: number of hauls = 32
Description: trawls including: cod and flatfish very scarce