Cruise inventory

FRV Scotia 10/65

Cruise summary report

Cruise Info. 
Ship name (ship code)FRV Scotia (747S)
Cruise identifier10/65
Cruise period1965-10-05 — 1965-10-29
StatusCompleted
Port of departureAberdeen, United Kingdom
Port of returnAberdeen, United Kingdom
PurposeFisheries
ObjectivesNephrops study
Work on the herring-environmental stations in Skagerrak
Trawls and studies were carried out at other stations
Chief scientistJames Mason (Department of Agriculture and Fisheries for Scotland Aberdeen Marine Laboratory)
Cruise reportFRV Scotia 10/65 cruise report sc10_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 
OxygenQuantity: number of stations = 63
Description: surface water samples
PhosphateQuantity: number of stations = 63
Description: surface water samples
NitrateQuantity: number of stations = 63
Description: surface water samples
SilicateQuantity: number of stations = 63
Description: surface water samples
Biology and fisheries 
Primary productivityQuantity: number of stations = 21
Description: 4 litre carbon samples
Phytoplankton pigs (eg chlorophyll, fluorescence)Quantity: number of stations = 63
Description: 2 litre chlorophyll samples
PhytoplanktonQuantity: number of stations = 63
Description: Gulf III samples, multi-depth plankton indicators
ZooplanktonQuantity: number of stations = 63
Description: Gulf III samples, multi-depth plankton indicators
Pelagic fishQuantity: number of hauls = 63
Description: trawls including: whiting, herring and sprat
MolluscsQuantity: number of hauls = 63
Description: trawls including: squid
CrustaceansQuantity: number of hauls = 63
Description: trawls including: nephrops
Gear researchDescription: newly-designed herring trawl