Cruise inventory

FRV Scotia 8/65

Cruise summary report

Cruise Info. 
Ship name (ship code)FRV Scotia (747S)
Cruise identifier8/65
Cruise period1965-09-02 — 1965-09-17
StatusCompleted
Port of departureAberdeen, United Kingdom
Port of returnAberdeen, United Kingdom
PurposeFisheries
ObjectivesWork on the North Sea Survey.
Chief scientistJake H Fraser (Department of Agriculture and Fisheries for Scotland Aberdeen Marine Laboratory)
Cruise reportFRV Scotia 8/65 cruise report sc08_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
Surface drifters/drifting buoysDescription: drift markers, indicators and drift bottles were released at all stations
Chemical oceanography 
OxygenDescription: samples taken according to instruction
PhosphateDescription: samples taken according to instruction
NitrateDescription: samples taken according to instruction
SilicateDescription: samples taken according to instruction
Biology and fisheries 
PhytoplanktonQuantity: number of samples = 147
Description: Gulf III
ZooplanktonQuantity: number of samples = 147
Description: Gulf III
Eggs and larvaeDescription: herring larvae
Eggs and larvaeQuantity: number of samples = 147
Description: Gulf III
CrustaceansQuantity: number of hauls = 2
Description: prawn trawl, nephrops caught