Cruise inventory

FRV Scotia 3/66

Cruise summary report

Cruise Info. 
Ship name (ship code)FRV Scotia (747S)
Cruise identifier3/66
Cruise period1966-04-30 — 1966-05-14
StatusCompleted
Port of departureAberdeen, United Kingdom
Port of returnAberdeen, United Kingdom
PurposeFisheries
ObjectivesHydrography, plankton, trawling and echo-sounding.
Chief scientistNorman T Nicoll (Department of Agriculture and Fisheries for Scotland Aberdeen Marine Laboratory)
Cruise reportFRV Scotia 3/66 cruise report sc03_66.pdf — access key 'C' (0.09 MB) 
Ocean/sea areas 
GeneralNorth Sea
Measurements 
Physical oceanography 
Surface measurements underway (T,S)
Current metersDescription: current indicators released at standard stations
Chemical oceanography 
OxygenDescription: water samples at all stations
PhosphateDescription: water samples at all stations
NitrateDescription: water samples at all stations
SilicateDescription: water samples at all stations
Biology and fisheries 
Phytoplankton pigs (eg chlorophyll, fluorescence)Description: Gulf III, 1m silk net, standard and multi-depth indicator samples taken
PhytoplanktonDescription: Gulf III, 1m silk net, standard and multi-depth indicator samples taken
ZooplanktonDescription: Gulf III, 1m silk net, standard and multi-depth indicator samples taken
Geology and geophysics 
Single-beam echosoundingDescription: record