Cruise inventory

FRV Scotia 8/66

Cruise summary report

Cruise Info. 
Ship name (ship code)FRV Scotia (747S)
Cruise identifier8/66
Cruise period1966-10-04 — 1966-10-20
StatusCompleted
Port of departureAberdeen, United Kingdom
Port of returnAberdeen, United Kingdom
PurposeFisheries
ObjectivesStrong winds prevented work at Fladen so work was conducted in Moray Firth instead.
Chief scientistJames Mason (Department of Agriculture and Fisheries for Scotland Aberdeen Marine Laboratory)
Cruise reportFRV Scotia 8/66 cruise report sc08_66.pdf — access key 'C' (0.07 MB) 
Ocean/sea areas 
GeneralNorth Sea
Measurements 
Physical oceanography 
Current metersQuantity: number of deployments = 2
Description: current indicators
Chemical oceanography 
Total - NQuantity: number of stations = 1
Description: 10 depth samples
Biology and fisheries 
PhytoplanktonQuantity: number of stations = 3
Description: standard, sedimentation and 1m oblique samples taken
ZooplanktonQuantity: number of stations = 3
Description: standard, sedimentation and 1m oblique samples taken
CrustaceansQuantity: number of hauls = 68
Description: nephrops study
Gear researchQuantity: number of hauls = 68
Description: instumentation tests on Nephrops trawl
Gear researchDescription: tension measurements on Gulf III sampler